Psychology Exam 3 (Intelligence)

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Quiz over the intelligence slides on exam 3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All people are not born equal unless they are _______________.
  • 2. 
    Fraternal twins are 
    • A. 

      Monozygotic

    • B. 

      Dizygotic

  • 3. 
    A statistic (commonly denoted as h2) that describes the proportion of the difference between people's scores that can be explained by differences in their genetic makeup is know as what?
  • 4. 
    What is a better predictor than ethnicity of a child's intelligence and performance? 
  • 5. 
    Intelligence tends to ______________ over the life span and ______________ over generations. 
  • 6. 
    Williams syndrome includes what? 
    • A. 

      Absence of genes on chromosome 7

    • B. 

      Unable to tie their shoe or add 3+7

    • C. 

      Gifted in speech and music

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    What did Henry Goddard do? 
    • A. 

      Tested american families and for those who did not do well he claimed they were responsible for the nation's problems

    • B. 

      Administered intelligence tests to arriving immigrants from ellis island

    • C. 

      Suggested segregation into isolated colonies for those who did not score well

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Intelligence tests were fraud and disgrace used to __________________________
  • 9. 
    Alfred Binet did what?
    • A. 

      Administered test in ellis island

    • B. 

      Believed the american families who scored low on test were the reason for the nations problems

    • C. 

      Used testing to sort out children for necessary remedial problems

    • D. 

      Believed all social classes should be educated

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 10. 
    Binet and Simon's test was a measure of __________________ or _________________.
  • 11. 
    The intelligence quotient was a measure of a child's ___________ age to the child's _____________ age. 
  • 12. 
    A statistic obtained by dividing a person's test score by the average test score of people in the same age group and then multiplying the quotient by 100 is what?
    • A. 

      Measure of IQ

    • B. 

      Deviation IQ

    • C. 

      Mental capacity

  • 13. 
    Alzheimer's affects what type of intelligence? 
    • A. 

      Crystallized intelligence

    • B. 

      Fluid intelligence

    • C. 

      Objective intelligence

  • 14. 
    What is fluid intelligence? 
    • A. 

      Memory of what is happening now

    • B. 

      Memories from the past

  • 15. 
    Ravens progressive matrices has two major points what are they? 
    • A. 

      Affects crystallized intelligence

    • B. 

      Measures nonverbal reasoning

    • C. 

      Unlikely to be culturally biased

    • D. 

      Both B and C