2. If a test is standardized this
A. a person's score can be compared
with that of a pre tested group
B. the test is reliable
C. the test is valid
D. the average will always be 100
3. Criticisms of Gardner's theory
of multiple intelligences ________.
A. pertain to testing and measuring only
B. pertain to testing and measuring, whether these intelligences
are skills, and cultural biases
C. pertain to testing and measuring and whether these
intelligences are skills only
D. pertain to whether these intelligences are skills only
4. Those who define intelligence as
academic aptitude are most likely to criticize
A. Gardner's concept of multiple
B. Sternberg's and Wagner's concept of practical
C. the standardization of college aptitude tests
D. the predictive reliability of modern intelligence tests
5. Another name for the
"self-fulfilling prophesy" as an abuse of IQ test data is:
A. racial/cultural bias
B. gender bias
C. age bias
D. Pygmalion effect
6. The formula that was originally
used to calculate the IQ was
A. (chronological age/mental age. X 100 = IQ
B. (mental age/chronological age. X 100 = IQ
C. mental age X (chronological age/100) = IQ
D. (chronological age X mental age ) X 100 = IQ
7. Studies show that there is a
positive correlation between intelligence and
B. neural processing speed
C. muscle mass
8. Zajonc has proposed a model to
explain the impact of family size and birth order on children's
IQs. According to his model, early-born children have higher IQs
A. get less attention from their parents
B. are more likely to have a varied environment
C. experience a higher than average intellectual environment
D. learn language earlier
9. The Cerebral Circumference Index is a measure of intelligence
based on the circumference of the head just above the eyebrows.
It is most reasonable to assume that the test is
A. reliable but not valid.
B. valid but not reliable.
C. both valid and reliable.
D. neither valid nor reliable.
10. Approximately what percentage
of individuals will score between 85 and 115 on the WAIS?