Intelligence Unit Test 2008

Intelligence Unit Test 2008 - Name Date 1 Psychologists...

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Name: __________________________ Date: _____________ 1. Psychologists measure the correlation between aptitude test scores and school grades in order to assess the ________ of the aptitude test. A) reliability B) standardization C) normal distribution D) factor analysis E) validity 2. The distribution of intelligence test scores in the general population forms a bell-shaped pattern. This pattern is called a: A) standardization sample. B) reliability coefficient. C) factor analysis. D) normal curve. E) savant syndrome. 3. Robert Sternberg distinguished among analytical, practical, and ________ intelligence. A) intrapersonal B) creative C) spatial D) musical E) physical 4. The concept of a g factor implies that intelligence: A) is a single overall ability. B) is several specific abilities. C) cannot be defined or measured. D) is both a. and c. 5. Intelligence tests were initially designed by Binet and Simon to assess: A) academic aptitude. B) divergent thinking. C) emotional intelligence. D) savant syndrome. E) heritability. 6. Melvin has been diagnosed as having savant syndrome, which means that he: A) has an IQ of 120 or higher. B) would score high on a test of analytical intelligence. C) is mentally retarded but has one exceptional ability. D) was exposed to high levels of testosterone during prenatal development. Page 1
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7. A college administrator is trying to assess whether an admissions test accurately predicts how well applicants will perform at his school. The administrator is most obviously concerned that the test is: A) standardized. B) valid. C) factor-analyzed. D) normally distributed. E) reliable. 8. A 12-year-old who responded to the original Stanford-Binet with the proficiency typical of an average 9-year-old was said to have an IQ of: A) 75. B) 85. C) 115. D) 125. E) 133. 9. Researchers assess the correlation between scores obtained on two halves of a single test in order to measure the ________ of a test. A) validity B) reliability C) standardization D) normal distribution E) factor analysis 10. Factor analysis is a statistical procedure that can be used to: A) derive IQ scores by comparing mental age with chronological age. B) evaluate how accurately test items predict a criterion behavior. C) extract test norms from a standardization sample. D) identify clusters of closely related test items. E)
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course ECON 898 taught by Professor White during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas.

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