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Multiple Intelligence Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Jimmy does not know that much about car compines and their profitability, so when asked which car company sells the most amount of cars he simply bases his answer on which car company he knows the most about. This is an example of
    • A. 

      Insight

    • B. 

      Intuition

    • C. 

      Representativeness heuristic

    • D. 

      Availability heuristic

    • E. 

      Algorithm

  • 2. 
    Jimmy decides to pick his prom date on which option has the most positive and appealing features. This is an example of which of decision-making model.
    • A. 

      Single-feature

    • B. 

      Availability

    • C. 

      Additive

    • D. 

      Elimination by aspects

    • E. 

      Heuristic

  • 3. 
    Robert Sternberg developed the Triacrchic theory of intelligence, which he believed is comprised of 3 types of intelligence:
    • A. 

      Interpersonal, intrapersonal, creative

    • B. 

      Interpersonal, analytical, practical

    • C. 

      Practical, creative, interpersonal

    • D. 

      Analytical, creative, practical

    • E. 

      Creative, intrapersonal, practical

  • 4. 
    Morphemes are the
    • A. 

      Smallest distinctive sound unit

    • B. 

      Smallest unit that carries meaning

    • C. 

      First stage of language development

    • D. 

      Second stage of language development

    • E. 

      Rules for sentence structure

  • 5. 
    Jimmy's friends are trying to figure out what to do on a Friday night. They decide to list as many ideas as possible to come up with an idea. This is an example of
    • A. 

      Convergent thinking

    • B. 

      By product thinking

    • C. 

      Scrips

    • D. 

      Schemas

    • E. 

      Divergent thinking

  • 6. 
    Who would agree that proper schooling and instruction would help a person to deveolp proper language acquistition?
    • A. 

      Noam Chomsky

    • B. 

      B.F. Skinner

    • C. 

      L.L. thurstone

    • D. 

      Charles Spearmean

    • E. 

      Howard Gardner

  • 7. 
    Jimmy did not realize that if he used a dime he could have tighten up a screw on his bike. Jimmys lack of multiple uses for a dime uses for a dime is considered
    • A. 

      Mental set

    • B. 

      Functional mental set

    • C. 

      Functional fixedness

    • D. 

      Intuition

    • E. 

      Incubation

  • 8. 
    The linguistic relativity hypothesis states that
    • A. 

      Language is inborn and uninfluenced by learning

    • B. 

      Language is primary a product of learning and modeling

    • C. 

      Language does not influence how we think

    • D. 

      A persons language ability would have a direct influence on the way a person thinks

    • E. 

      A persons language ability is inborn and as a result dependent on proper genetic codes

  • 9. 
    Standardization is
    • A. 

      Giving a test to a sample group which can later be used for comparison in terms of drawing inferences

    • B. 

      Giving a tes over and over to see if similar results are likely

    • C. 

      Making sure a test measure what it is designed for

    • D. 

      Measuring a specific theory

    • E. 

      Making predictions for future behaviors

  • 10. 
    Jimmys getting the idea that his students are not paying attention in class. Jimmy decides to write a couple of questions that are specific to what he stated in class, which would mean that a student would only get right if he or she was paying attention in class. This is an example of
    • A. 

      Content vadility

    • B. 

      Construct vadility

    • C. 

      Predictive vadility

    • D. 

      Test- retest

    • E. 

      Aptitude

  • 11. 
    Jimmy really likes vinalla bean ice cream, in fact it is his favorite type of ice cream. Each time he tries a different flavor ice cream he always compares it to a vinalla bean. Jimmys love of vinalla bean ice cream would be considered his
    • A. 

      Concept

    • B. 

      Prototype

    • C. 

      Schema

    • D. 

      Script

    • E. 

      Obession

  • 12. 
    Charles Spearman believed that ________, a single determinant was responsible for a persons overall intellegence
    • A. 

      Triarchic

    • B. 

      7 primary abilities

    • C. 

      Creativity

    • D. 

      G factor

    • E. 

      T factor

  • 13. 
    Factor analysis is a
    • A. 

      Set of 10 inkblots

    • B. 

      Unfinshed story

    • C. 

      Statistical procedure that identifies relationships among items, or factors

    • D. 

      Typw of intellegence specific to down syndrome

    • E. 

      Type of intellegence problem

  • 14. 
    Mental groupings of information, which are based on similarities are reffered to as
    • A. 

      Prototypes

    • B. 

      Heuristics

    • C. 

      Concepts

    • D. 

      Algorithms

    • E. 

      Cognition

  • 15. 
    Jimmys dad instructs him that if he follows the instruction step by step he will be able to construct his model airplane. following these instructions specifically and not skipping any would be an example of a
    • A. 

      Heuristic

    • B. 

      Representitive heuristic

    • C. 

      Anchoring heuristic

    • D. 

      Availability heuristic

    • E. 

      Cognition

  • 16. 
    _____ as the first to devolp an intellegence test that was based on a persons mental abilities in comparison to their chronological age. For example, if a person had a mental age of 8 and was only 6 then this individulal could be gifted.
    • A. 

      William Stern

    • B. 

      Charles Spearman

    • C. 

      Howard Gardner

    • D. 

      David Wechsler

    • E. 

      Alfred Binet

  • 17. 
    Jimmy does not want to try to figure out which football team could have the best record this season, so he simply picks a team based on who had the best record last year. This would be an example of
    • A. 

      Representativeness Heurestic

    • B. 

      Algorithm

    • C. 

      Anchoring Heuristic

    • D. 

      Availability Heuristic

    • E. 

      Insight

  • 18. 
    Jimmy is great at math and interpersonal reasoning, but he seems to struggle with verbal skills and ability. Which theorist would support the idea that it is possible for a person to have separate or multiple intelligence?
    • A. 

      Charles Spearman

    • B. 

      B.F. Skinner

    • C. 

      Noam Chomsky

    • D. 

      Alfred Binet

    • E. 

      Howard Gardner

  • 19. 
    Jimmy decided that his friend's car is a nice car because it pretty much matches his favorite type of a car. This would be an example of
    • A. 

      Anchoring Heuristic

    • B. 

      Representativeness Heuristic

    • C. 

      Algorithm

    • D. 

      Insight

    • E. 

      Incubation

  • 20. 
    A test-retest, which is the procedure of giving a test multiple times to see if the test yields similar results, would indicate
    • A. 

      Validity

    • B. 

      Content Validity

    • C. 

      Reliability

    • D. 

      Standardization

    • E. 

      Normal Curve

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