Which of these was not one of the ideas Sir Francis Galton formulated about intelligence assessment?
Differences in intelligence are quantifiable.
Intelligence can be measured by objective tests.
Intelligence scores follow a bell-shaped curve.
Intelligence scores change over the life span.
When Poindexter took IQ tests on the Internet, he took four tests at the same site and obtained scores of 116, 117, 129, and 130. Given these scores, you conclude that IQ tests are
Neither reliable nor valid.
Both reliable and valid.
Reliable but not valid.
Valid but not reliable.
Martin filled out a test to measure his happiness. He got a score of 72. To interpret that score, Martin need to consult the __________ the test.
Criterion-related validity of
Debrah is 10 years old, but she has a mental age of 12. Using the original method for calculating IQ, you conclude that Deborah has an IQ of
Which cause of intellectual disability is easiest to treat?
The mother's prenatal consumption of alcohol
The mother's prenatal consumption of cocaine
Which of these qualities is not part of the "three-ring" conception of giftedness?
At age 9, Don and Betty both had their IQs tested. Don scored 103 and Betty scored 118. Based on just that information you predict that
Betty will live 15 years longer than Don.
Don is likely to live longer than Betty.
Betty is likely to live longer than Don.
Don and Betty are likely to live roughly the same number of years.
__________ intelligence is defined as the knowledge a person has already acquired.
Felix is applying for chef school. He takes an entrance exam that poses a series of questions on food preparation. This sounds most like a test of __________ intelligence.
Julian is rarely aware when the people around him are upset. You suspect that Julian is not very high on __________ intelligence.
Goneril and Regan are sisters. You would expect them to have the most similar IQs of they
Are identical twins.
Are fraternal twins.
Grew up in the same home.
Were adopted before age 2.
Studies of the impact of socioeconomic status (SES) on mental ability suggest that
SES only has an impact on IQ score for particular racial groups.
SES has no overall impact on mental ability.
Individuals with lower SES do not benefit from preschool programs.
Individuals with higher SES generally demonstrate more mental ability.
Stereotype threat has an impact on people's test performance when they believe that
The stereotype is widespread in a culture.
The testing situation is unfair to certain ethnic groups.
The testing situation is relevant to the stereotype.
Stereotypes change over time.
When Cyrus was 12, he was told he was a genius. As an adult, he never feels as if he is living up to his potential. This is a good example of circumstances in which assessment has
Generated an incorrect outcome.
Yielded a label that has personal implications.
Shaped the educational experiences of an individual.
Has negative consequences for Cyrus's group.