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Multiple choice questions

Try the following multiple choice questions to test your knowledge of this chapter. Once you have answered the questions, click on 'Submit Answers for Grading' to get your results.

This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
A factor analysis can identify which of the following?

 
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Question 2.
__________ is to componential intelligence as __________ is to contextual intelligence. Which of the following options most accurately fits the spaces?

 
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Question 3.
Which of the following is an advantage of Gardner's neuropsychological theory of intelligence?

 
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Question 4.
Which of the following is a lasting contribution Galton made to the field of intelligence?

 
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Question 5.
The original purpose of the Binet-Simon Scale was to do which of the following?

 
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Question 6.
__________ is to the Binet-Simon Scale as __________ is to the Stanford-Binet Scale. Which of the following options most accurately fits the spaces?

 
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Question 7.
Because the WAIS-R tests verbal and performance abilities separately it is useful in estimating the intelligence of people who have which of the following?

 
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Question 8.
Heritability is a statistical measure that expresses the extent that:

 
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Question 9.
In which situation would the effects of environmental variability be larger than the effects of genetic variability?

 
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Question 10.
Estimates of the contribution of environmental factors to the intelligence of children in the same family are __________ when the measurements are made during adulthood than when they are made during childhood because ___________. Which of the following options most accurately fits the spaces?


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Question 11.
Vitamin and mineral supplementation in children has been associated with which of the following?

 
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Question 12.
We cannot conclude that observed racial differences in test scores are caused by hereditary factors because of which of the following?

 
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Question 13.
General IQ scores peak at around ______ years and decline up to ______ years. Which of the following options most accurately fits the spaces?

 
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Question 14.
Alzheimer's disease is most likely to be associated with which of the following?

 
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Question 15.
Concepts are which of the following?

 
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Question 16.
Which of the following statements describes basic-level concepts?

 
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Question 17.
Which of the following describes inductive reasoning?

 
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Question 18.
The confirmation bias, a logical error in inductive reasoning, means people have failed which of the following?

 
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Question 19.
Heuristics are general rules for which of the following?

 
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Question 20.
Means-end analysis is a method ______. Which of the following options most accurately fits the space?

 
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