Child Psychology - Qp8

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Child Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The term 'intelligence' can be clearly defined.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A child is likely to need special attention if they score below what in an IQ test?
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      70

    • C. 

      60

  • 3. 
    What is the main purpose of an intelligence test?
    • A. 

      To prevent the child's mind from becoming stagnant

    • B. 

      To obtain an objective measure of a child’s intelligence in comparison with all other children of his age

    • C. 

      To retain funding for an educational establishment

  • 4. 
    The formula for calculating I.Q. is:
    • A. 

      Chronological age divided by Mental age, all multiplied by 100

    • B. 

      Mental age multiplied by Chronological age, all divided by 100

    • C. 

      Mental age divided by Chronological age, all multiplied by 100

  • 5. 
    Children with learning difficulties caused by genetic defects are not counted as part of the normal statistical distribution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are reasons that test scores may be unreliable? (Select 3)
    • A. 

      Tests may be too difficult.

    • B. 

      There may be test items that could mean different things to different people.

    • C. 

      Language barriers often present a problem.

    • D. 

      Scoring may be too subjective.

    • E. 

      Tests may be too short so that they do not sample abilities adequately.

    • F. 

      They may contain printing errors.

  • 7. 
    Complete the sentence: "Intelligence testing is a ____________ approach to obtain an objective measure of a child’s abilities."
    • A. 

      Psychometric

    • B. 

      Psychological

    • C. 

      Psyche-based