60.According to Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, sports figures Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan, Joe Montana, and Martina Navratalova are all considered above average in:A)spatial intelligence.B)componential intelligence.C)kinesthetic intelligence.D)experiential intelligence.Answer: C61.Sam took an IQ test in 4th grade and scored below average. Sam's middle school is administering the test again. This time, Sam's score is likely to be:62.During adolescence, individuals' IQ scores _____, whereas their mental abilities _____.63.Adolescents who score higher than their peers on an IQ test will probably:
64.It now appears that the only reliable sex difference in mental abilities is in the area of:A)spatial abilities.B)verbal abilities.C)math abilities.D)creative abilities.Answer: A65.Mary is having trouble understanding how to do a math problem. Her teacher asks her just the right question and Mary understands the problem. Vygotsky would refer to the structuring process used by the teacher to guide Mary's thinking as:66.According to Vygotsky, adolescents learn best when:67.The finding that Black and Hispanic adolescents receive lower scores on IQ tests than their White peers is probably a result of the:68.The growth of _____ during adolescence is directly related to an improved ability
to think abstractly.A)long-term memoryB)social cognitionC) automatizationD)short-term memoryAnswer: B69.While children tend to use __________when asked to describe others, adolescents are more likely to describe people in terms of __________.
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