PSY3041- Quiz 3

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  • 1. 
    Q1. For Jean Piaget, the process of cognitive development is thought to occur
    • A. 

      A. solely through maturation

    • B. 

      B. solely through learning

    • C. 

      C. solely through motivation

    • D. 

      D. none of these

  • 2. 
    Q2. Comparing the hierarchical model of cognitive ability to the periodic table in chemistry, which of the following is TRUE?
    • A. 

      A. They are similar in that scientists agree both on which elements should be listed in the periodic table and which human abilities should be in the hierarchical model of cognitive abilities

    • B. 

      B. They are different in that scientists do not agree on which elements should be listed in the periodic table but do agree on which human abilities should be in a hierarchical model

    • C. 

      C. They are different in that scientists agree on which elements should be listed in the periodic table but there is no agreement on which human abilities should be in a hierarchical model of cognitive abilities

    • D. 

      D. None of these are true

  • 3. 
    Q3. In intelligence testing, ceiling typically refers to the 
    • A. 

      A. most difficult items of a subtest

    • B. 

      B. level of difficulty beyond which a test is no longer valid

    • C. 

      C. highest end of a confidence interval

    • D. 

      D. element of the test environment that contains recessed lighting

  • 4. 
    Q4. On the WSIC-IV, an index designed to help the test user understand the way that the testtaker processes various kind of performance is 
    • A. 

      A. a process score

    • B. 

      B. a Performance IQ

    • C. 

      C. freedom from distractibility

    • D. 

      D. none of these

  • 5. 
    Q5. Convergent thinking refers to
    • A. 

      A. an individual reasoning process

    • B. 

      B. a deductive reasoning process

    • C. 

      C. a vertical thinking process

    • D. 

      D. a lateral thinking process

  • 6. 
    Q6. A ratio IQ is calculated as follows
    • A. 

      A. mental age multiplied by chronological age, divided by 100

    • B. 

      B. chronological age divided by mental age, multiplied by 100

    • C. 

      C. mental age divided by chronological age, multiplied by 100

    • D. 

      D. deviation IQ divided by chronological age, multiplied by 100

  • 7. 
     Q7. Who defined intelligence as “the degree of availability of one’s experiences for the solutions of present problems and anticipation of future ones?”
    • A. 

      A. David Wechsler

    • B. 

      B. Robert Sternberg

    • C. 

      C. Henry Goddard

    • D. 

      D. Jean Piaget

  • 8. 
    Q8. The concept of an alternative item was first introduced in 
    • A. 

      A. The Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale

    • B. 

      B. The Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Scale

    • C. 

      C. The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

    • D. 

      D. The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

  • 9. 
    Q9. In Carroll’s three stratum model the second stratum is composed of 
    • A. 

      A. entirely one general intellectual ability (g)

    • B. 

      B. four abilities and processes

    • C. 

      C. six abilities and processes

    • D. 

      D. eight abilities and processes

  • 10. 
    Q10. Children’s intelligence is assessed primarily for
    • A. 

      A. vocational placement and planning

    • B. 

      B. academic research and planning

    • C. 

      C. behavioural research and planning

    • D. 

      D. educational placement and planning

  • 11. 
    Q11. Spearman’s g factor refers to 
    • A. 

      A. what different intelligence tests have in common

    • B. 

      B. the specific factors assessed by different intelligence tests

    • C. 

      C. the fact that Galton was Spearman’s inspiration

    • D. 

      D. all that is genetic in nature-nurture controversy

  • 12. 
    Q12. Which is TRUE of the McGrew-Flanagan CHC model?
    • A. 

      A. It features 32 broad stratum abilities

    • B. 

      B. It makes no provision for fluid intelligence

    • C. 

      C. It makes no provision for general ability (g) factor

    • D. 

      D. It has little heuristic value

  • 13. 
    Q13. Group intelligence tests
    • A. 

      A. are efficient and cost-effective

    • B. 

      B. can be useful as a screening instrument

    • C. 

      C. can be useful for research purposes

    • D. 

      D. all of these

  • 14. 
    Q14. The Wechsler tests of intelligence
    • A. 

      A. measure more than two factors

    • B. 

      B. measures only a Verbal and Performance factor

    • C. 

      C. are based on a factor analytically derived, two factor theory

    • D. 

      D. have been updated to reflect the VPR model

  • 15. 
    Q15. Starting with moderately difficult test items and then giving easier or harder items, depending on the test taker’s performance, is termed
    • A. 

      A. personalized testing

    • B. 

      B. culture-fair testing

    • C. 

      C. biased testing

    • D. 

      D. adaptive testing

  • 16. 
    Q16. In their design of the K-ABC, the test authors drew on the theoretical writings of 
    • A. 

      A. Howard Gardener

    • B. 

      B. R.J. Sternberg

    • C. 

      C. A.R. Luria

    • D. 

      D. Otis Lennon

  • 17. 
    Q17. Which statement is TRUE about creativity and its measurement?
    • A. 

      A. Creativity is measured by most intelligence tests

    • B. 

      B. Measures of creativity may be thought of as tools for assessing aspects of intellectual functioning

    • C. 

      C. Measures of creativity tend to emphasize convergent thinking skills in the subtest content

    • D. 

      D. Creativity is close to madness

  • 18. 
    Q18. Which is true of the CHC model?
    • A. 

      A. it features 32 broad stratum abilities

    • B. 

      B. it makes no provision for fluid intelligence

    • C. 

      C. it makes no provision for the general ability (g) factor

    • D. 

      D. it has little heuristic value

  • 19. 
    Q19. According to horn, intellectual abilities that decline with age are referred to as
    • A. 

      A. maintained abilities

    • B. 

      B. vulnerable abilities

    • C. 

      C. declining abilities

    • D. 

      D. geriatric abilities

  • 20. 
    Q20. A primary use for group intelligence test is
    • A. 

      A. job placement

    • B. 

      B. diagnosis

    • C. 

      C. screening

    • D. 

      D. both a and b

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