Cognitive Assessment Final Study Quiz

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Cognitive Assessment Final Study Quiz.


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following seating arrangements is accurate?
    • A. 

      Sit across from child for WISC, SB5, and WJIII

    • B. 

      Sit across from the child for WISC, SB5, and next to the child for WJIII

    • C. 

      Sit across from the child for WISC, and next to the child for SB5 and WJIII

    • D. 

      Sit next to the child for WISC, SB5, and WJIII

  • 2. 
    In the following age-calculation, what would be the correct age?Date of testing: 2009 / 10 / 25Date of birth:     1998 /  4   / 27
    • A. 

      11 years, 6 months, 28 days

    • B. 

      11 years, 6 months, 29 days

    • C. 

      11 years, 5 months, 28 days

    • D. 

      11 years, 5 months, 29 days

  • 3. 
    What is the theoretical basis of the WISC?
    • A. 

      None really, it's atheoretical. It was just developed around the idea that more than just 'g' should be studied, like motivation and frustration tolerance

    • B. 

      The Cattell-Horn model of multifaceted intelligence

    • C. 

      It's just the combined alpha + beta Army tests, with a standardization for children

    • D. 

      Gardner's multiple intelligences

  • 4. 
    What is the theoretical basis of the SB5?
    • A. 

      None really, it's atheoretical. It was just developed around the idea that more than just 'g' should be studied, like motivation and frustration tolerance

    • B. 

      The Cattell-Horn model of multifaceted intelligence

    • C. 

      It's just the combined alpha + beta Army tests, with a standardization for children

    • D. 

      Gardner's multiple intelligences

  • 5. 
    What is the theoretical basis of the WJIII?
    • A. 

      None really, it's atheoretical. It was just developed around the idea that more than just 'g' should be studied, like motivation and frustration tolerance

    • B. 

      The Cattell-Horn model of multifaceted intelligence

    • C. 

      It's just the combined alpha + beta Army tests, with a standardization for children

    • D. 

      Gardner's multiple intelligences

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a reason to query on the WISC?
    • A. 

      When the child provides an answer that correctly encompasses one part of a two part answer

    • B. 

      When you think the child knows the right answer but they worded their initial answer poorly

    • C. 

      When the testing book tells you to

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a reasonable query on the WISC?
    • A. 

      Can you tell me a bit more about that?

    • B. 

      Can you tell me another reason that...

    • C. 

      What do you mean?

    • D. 

      You're on the right track, keep going.

  • 8. 
    Why is it important to write down verbatim responses for the Letter-Number Sequencing even when the answer is correct?
    • A. 

      To make sure you don't enter answers in the wrong column

    • B. 

      Because it's possible to analyze the content of all responses

    • C. 

      Because otherwise the child will know when they get questions right/wrong

    • D. 

      Because otherwise the examiner will get confused about whether the answer was right/wrong

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a valid WISC discontinue rule?
    • A. 

      0 scores on three consecutive questions

    • B. 

      0 scores on both trials of an item

    • C. 

      0 scores on four out of five consecutive questions

    • D. 

      0 or 1 scores on four consecutive questions

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a supplementary WISC subtest?
    • A. 

      Cancellation

    • B. 

      Information

    • C. 

      Picture Completion

    • D. 

      Arithmetic

    • E. 

      Picture Concepts

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a reason to use a supplementary WISC subtest?
    • A. 

      To get a more informed profile about the examinee

    • B. 

      If one of the core subtests is spoiled

    • C. 

      If the examinee exhibits unusually low frustration tolerance or unusually high distractedness during a subtest

    • D. 

      If the examinee fails the qualifying items on a subtest

  • 12. 
    Which of the following does not match the index score to the correct subtests?
    • A. 

      VCI: Similarities, Vocabulary, Information

    • B. 

      PRI: Block Design, Matrix Reasoning, Comprehension

    • C. 

      WMI: Digit Span, Letter-Number Sequencing

    • D. 

      PSI: Symbol Search, Coding

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is correct about WISC subtest loading on 'g'?
    • A. 

      Vocabulary is the highest, Cancellation is the lowest

    • B. 

      Picture Concepts is the highest, Cancellation is the lowest

    • C. 

      Vocabulary is the highest, Arithmetic is the lowest

    • D. 

      Picture Concepts is the highest, Arithmetic is the lowest

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      If something is statistically significant, it is also clinically significant, and vice versa.

    • B. 

      If something is statistically significant, it is clinically significant.

    • C. 

      If something is clinically significant, it is statistically significant.

    • D. 

      If something is statistically significant, it is not clinically significant.

  • 15. 
    Base rates help us decide whether ____________.
    • A. 

      Something is statistically significant

    • B. 

      Something is diagnostically significant

    • C. 

      Something is clinically significant

    • D. 

      Something is comparatively significant

  • 16. 
    Process scores exist to ______________.
    • A. 

      Create hypotheses about performance on the WISC

    • B. 

      Support existing hypotheses about performance on the WISC

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is untrue about WISC score ranges?
    • A. 

      FSIQ: 40-160

    • B. 

      Subtest: 1-19

    • C. 

      Index score: 40-160

  • 18. 
    When would you not use the GIA instead of FSIQ on the WISC?
    • A. 

      If the VCI and PRI are very far apart

    • B. 

      If the WMI and VCI are very far apart

    • C. 

      If the child has significant attention problems that would significantly skew their PSI score

    • D. 

      If the GIA score is more than 8 points different from the FSIQ

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is the right order for SB5 administration?
    • A. 

      Nonverbal Routing,Nonverbal tasks, Verbal Routing, Verbal tasks

    • B. 

      Nonverbal Routing, Verbal Routing, Nonverbal tasks, Verbal tasks

    • C. 

      Verbal Routing, Nonverbal Routing, Verbal tasks, Nonverbal tasks

    • D. 

      Verbal Routing, Nonverbal Routing, Nonverbal tasks, Verbal tasks

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is true about the SB5?
    • A. 

      If an examinee starts on the Nonverbal 3, and gets nothing correct on the Quantitative Reasoning task on that level, you should finish the other tasks on that level and then go to Level 2 for Quantitative reasoning

    • B. 

      If an examinee starts on the Nonverbal 3, and gets nothing correct on the Quantitative Reasoning task on Level 4, you should finish the other tasks on that level and then go to Level 3 for Quantitative reasoning

    • C. 

      If an examinee starts on the Nonverbal 3, and gets nothing correct on the Quantitative Reasoning task on that level, you should immediately go to Level 2 for Quantitative reasoning

    • D. 

      If an examinee starts on the Nonverbal 3, and gets nothing correct on the Quantitative Reasoning task on Level 4, you should immediately go to Level 2 for Quantitative reasoning

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is not a SB5 factor?
    • A. 

      Gc - crystallized knowledge

    • B. 

      Glr - long-term retrieval

    • C. 

      Gv - visual processing

    • D. 

      Gf - fluid reasoning

    • E. 

      Gsm - short term memory

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not true about why certain factors were measured in SB5?
    • A. 

      Gf and Gq were measured because they load highest on 'g'

    • B. 

      Gc, Gq, and Gsm were measured because they predict school success the best

    • C. 

      Gf, Gc, and Gq were measured because they are most associated with higher order thinking

    • D. 

      Ga was added for historical reasons so it could be compared to prior tests

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is true about using SB5 scores to draw conclusions?SB5 is split into 5 index scores, each split into verbal and nonverbal, and _________.
    • A. 

      All of them have been found to be valid and reliable, so you can draw conclusions based on 10 factors.

    • B. 

      Only the index scores were found to be valid and reliable, so you can draw conclusions based on 5 factors.

    • C. 

      Only the verbal/nonverbal split was found to be valid and reliable, so you can draw conclusions based on 2 factors.

    • D. 

      None of it was found to be reliable, including FSIQ, so the test is not a good measure of intelligence for anyone but the mentally retarded and gifted.

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not a cluster/measured factor in the WJIII?
    • A. 

      Gc - crystallized knowledge

    • B. 

      Gsm - short term memory

    • C. 

      Glr - long term retrieval

    • D. 

      Gt - processing time/speed

    • E. 

      Ga - auditory processing

  • 25. 
    Which of the following uses a weighted model of differential weights for each factor when calculating GIA/FSIQ?
    • A. 

      WISC, but not SB5 or WJIII

    • B. 

      SB5, but not WISC or WJIII

    • C. 

      WJIII, but not WISC or SB5

    • D. 

      SB5 and WJIII, but not WISC

  • 26. 
    Which of the following is false about standardization of tests?
    • A. 

      WISC uses weighted sampling to achieve representation

    • B. 

      SB5 uses weighted sampling to achieve representation

    • C. 

      WJIII uses weighted sampling to achieve representation

    • D. 

      WJIII has separate norms for people with college educations

  • 27. 
    Which of the following is not a criteria necessary for good standardization?
    • A. 

      Representative

    • B. 

      Recent

    • C. 

      Stable

    • D. 

      Appropriate

  • 28. 
    Which of the following is false about stability reliability?
    • A. 

      It measures the consistency over time or situation

    • B. 

      It's measurable via test-retest format

    • C. 

      It's measurable using alternate forms

    • D. 

      It's measurable using a split-half procedure

  • 29. 
    Which of the following is true about internal consistency reliability?
    • A. 

      It measures the consistency over time or situation

    • B. 

      It's measurable using the split-half procedure

    • C. 

      It's measurable via test-retest format

    • D. 

      It's measurable using alternate forms

  • 30. 
    Which of the following is false about alpha coefficient values and their interpretative power?
    • A. 

      >.70 means you can make group decisions

    • B. 

      >.85 means you can use it for screening

    • C. 

      >.90 means you can make individual decisions based on it

    • D. 

      >.95 means you can make individual decisions based on the measure's subtests

  • 31. 
    Which of the following would you suspect has the lowest inter-rater reliability?
    • A. 

      Digit span

    • B. 

      Matrix Reasoning

    • C. 

      Vocabulary

    • D. 

      Picture Concepts

  • 32. 
    The standard error on the WISC for the FSIQ is _________________.
    • A. 

      Higher for younger kids than older kids.

    • B. 

      Higher for older kids than younger kids.

    • C. 

      Same for both younger and older kids.

  • 33. 
    Which of the following would give support to the notion that the WISC has criterion-related validity?
    • A. 

      WISC performance is highly correlated to academic success

    • B. 

      WISC performance has a very high test-retest coefficient

    • C. 

      Factor analysis shows clusters with appropriate subtests in their appropriate index scores

    • D. 

      WISC performance has a very high split-half coefficient

  • 34. 
    An online "IQ" test that provides results based on the performance on a single task, such as Block Design, is said to be a poor intelligence test even if it correlates well to school success because it is said to have low ________________.
    • A. 

      Criterion-related validity

    • B. 

      Content validity

    • C. 

      Concurrent validity

    • D. 

      Reliability validity

  • 35. 
    It can be argued that all validity measures are measuring _______________.
    • A. 

      Content validity

    • B. 

      Criterion validity

    • C. 

      Construct validity

    • D. 

      Cookie validity

  • 36. 
    If you were given a general referral to do an intelligence test and no other information, it would be wise to use the _____________.
    • A. 

      WISC

    • B. 

      SB5

    • C. 

      WJIII

  • 37. 
    If you were testing a student for gifted placement, it would be wise to use the ________________.
    • A. 

      WISC

    • B. 

      SB5

    • C. 

      WJIII

  • 38. 
    If you were asked to do an intelligence test on a child with severe attention problems, it would be wise to use the _____________.
    • A. 

      WISC

    • B. 

      SB5

    • C. 

      WJIII

  • 39. 
    If you had to give an intelligence test to an adult tomorrow, of the tests you've had experience with, it would be wise to use the ______________.
    • A. 

      WISC

    • B. 

      SB5

    • C. 

      WJIII

  • 40. 
    What is a limitation of the WISC?
    • A. 

      It's not very interesting, and heavily verbally loaded

    • B. 

      It has difficulties assessing intelligence at the lowest and highest extremes

    • C. 

      It has some factor analytic problems that prevent it from giving a particularly detailed profile

    • D. 

      Too few shiny race cars

  • 41. 
    What is a limitation of the SB5?
    • A. 

      It's not very interesting, and heavily verbally loaded

    • B. 

      It has difficulties assessing intelligence at the lowest and highest extremes

    • C. 

      It has some factor analytic problems that prevent it from giving a particularly detailed profile

    • D. 

      Too few shiny race cars

  • 42. 
    What is a limitation of the WJIII?
    • A. 

      It's not very interesting, and heavily verbally loaded

    • B. 

      It has difficulties assessing intelligence at the lowest and highest extremes

    • C. 

      It has some factor analytic problems that prevent it from giving a particularly detailed profile

    • D. 

      Too few shiny race cars