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Which procedure is used to identify different dimensions of performance that underlie people's intelligence scores?
a. standardization
b. validation
c. heritability estimates
d. factor analysis

d.

2

Managers who want to foster creativity in the workplace should try to increase the ________ of their employees.
a. convergent thinking
b. factor analysis
c. intrinsic motivation
d. emotional intelligence

c.

3

When Phoebe strongly disagrees with her sister's opinion, she effectively controls her own anger and responds with empathy to her sister's frustration regarding their dispute. Her behavior best illustrates
a. factor analysis.
b. analytic intelligence.
c. divergent thinking.
d. emotional intelligence.

d.

4

The widely used American revision of Alfred Binet's original intelligence test was developed by
a. Charles Spearman.
b. Howard Gardner.
c. Lewis Terman.
d. Robert Sternberg.

c.

5

A 9-year-old who responded to the original Stanford-Binet with the proficiency of an average 12-year-old was said to have an IQ of
a. 75.
b. 115.
c. 125.
d. 133.

d.

6

A test designed to assess whether newly graduated medical students should be granted the legal right to practice medicine would most likely be considered a(n) ________ test.
a. g-factor
b. aptitude
c. factor analysis
d. achievement

d.

7

Before publishing her test of musical aptitude, Professor Reed first administered the test to a representative sample of people. This was most clearly necessary for test
a. standardization.
b. reliability.
c. heritability.
d. validity.

a.

8

When retested on the WAIS, people's second scores generally match their first scores quite closely. This indicates that the test has a high degree of
a. reliability.
b. content validity.
c. heritability.
d. predictive validity.

a.

9

If course exams assess a student's mastery of a representative sample of course material, they are said to
a. be reliable.
b. have content validity.
c. be standardized.
d. have predictive validity.

b.

10

Comparing the academic performance of those whose scores are extremely low on intelligence tests with those whose scores are extremely high is an effective way to highlight the tests'
a. standardization.
b. heritability.
c. reliability.
d. validity.

d.

11

Comparing the intelligence test scores among people from distinctly different age cohorts requires
a. factor analysis.
b. cross-sectional studies.
c. heritability estimates.
d. longitudinal studes.

b.

12

Intelligence test scores are LEAST similar for
a. nontwin siblings reared together.
b. fraternal twins reared together.
c. identical twins reared together.
d. identical twins reared apart.

a.

13

With his concern for "mental orthopedics," Alfred Binet would have been most enthusiastic about
a. eugenics.
b. factor analysis.
c. Head Start programs.
d. the normal curve.

c.

14

Increasing years of schooling over the last half century have most likely contributed to
a. stereotype threat.
b. the Flynn effect.
c. the normal curve.
d. savant syndrome.

b.

15

Stereotype threat is most likely to depress female students' performance on a difficult ________ test and to depress male students' performance on a difficult ________ test.
a. math problem-solving; verbal fluency
b. verbal fluency; math problem-solving
c. spatial abilities; athletic abilities
d. athletic abilities; spatial abilities

a.

16

Although diagnosed with autism and hardly able to speak coherently, 18-year-old Andrew can produce intricate and detailed drawings of scenes he has viewed only once. Andrew illustrates a condition known as
a. g factor.
b. Down syndrome.
c. emotional intelligence.
d. savant syndrome.

d.

17

Superior performance on the WAIS is most likely to be indicative of
a. Sternberg's concept of analytical intelligence.
b. Gardner's concept of athletic intelligence.
c. Thurstone's concept of social intelligence.
d. Salovey and Mayer's concept of emotional intelligence.

a.

18

University students who focus on the interest and challenge of their schoolwork rather than on simply meeting deadlines and securing good grades are especially likely to demonstrate
a. emotional intelligence.
b. creativity.
c. reliability.
d. convergent thinking.

b.

19

To learn whether intelligence is related to information-processing speed, researchers have tested participants to determine how long it takes them to
a. copy the letters of the alphabet.
b. calculate intelligence quotients.
c. count from 1 to 10.
d. perceive briefly present visual images.

d.

20

The first modern test of intelligence was developed in
a. Germany.
b. Britain.
c. France.
d. Italy.

c.

21

A 6-year-old who responded to the original Stanford-Binet with the proficiency typical of an average 9-year-old was said to have a mental age of
a. 6.
b. 9.
c. 66.
d. 150.

b.

22

A high school counselor gave Amy a test designed to predict whether she could learn to become a successful architect. Amy most likely took a(n) ________ test.
a. aptitude
b. g factor
c. emotional intelligence
d. factor analysis

a.

23

A score on the WAIS that is higher than all but 2 percent of all scores earns an intelligence score of
a. 115.
b. 120.
c. 130.
d. 145.

c.

24

Some hereditarians have been fearful that higher twentieth-century birth rates among those with lower intelligence scores would shove average intelligence scores progressively downward. This fear has been most directly alleviated by the discovery of
a. the normal curve.
b. the g factor.
c. emotional intelligence.
d. the Flynn effect.

d.

25

Mary's bathroom scale always overstates people's actual weight by exactly six pounds. The scale has ________ reliability and ________ validity.
a. low; high
b. high; low
c. low; low
d. high; high

b.

26

University grades are used to assess the ________ of the SAT.
a. heritability
b. reliability
c. standardization
d. predictive validity

d.

27

The extent to which differences in intelligence among a group of people are attributable to genetic factors is known as the ______ of intelligence.
a. normal curve
b. factor analysis
c. predictive validity
d. heritability

d.

28

Girls are likely to outperform boys in a
a. spelling bee.
b. math problem-solving test.
c. computer-programming contest.
d. chess tournament.

a.

29

Compared with North American students, Asian students perform
a. better on math aptitude and achievements tests and they spend less time studying.
b. no better on math aptitude and achievements tests and they spend less time studying.
c. better on math aptitude and achievements tests and they spend more time studying.
d. no better on math aptitude and achievements tests and they spend more time studying.

c.

30

Women have been found to score lower on math tests when they are tested alongside men. This best illustrates the impact of
a. the Flynn effect.
b. intrinsic motivation.
c. emotional intelligence.
d. stereotype threat.

d.