Howard Gardner suggested that humans have several different mental capabilities, or multiple intelligences. These intelligences are known as linguistic, logical-mathematical, spatial, musical, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal, and intrapersonal intelligences. In order to construct a test that would please Howard Gardner, each of these intelligences would have to be tested. Having the different intelligences separated for testing would allow the results to show what intelligence the test taker posses, unlike the IQ test which just allows you to see the “average” of the intelligences. On a side note each part of the test would be adjusted depending on the subject’s age. For the linguistic aspect of the test, have the subject being tested read passages and answer questions about the passage to see how well the person comprehended the passage. Also have a vocabulary test with words the person should know, and some they might not know. The logical-mathematical portion of the test would have math and logic problems such as solving for a
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