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1
More intelligent people are better able to __________ than less intelligent people, a distinction that is presumably basic to any definition of intelligence. Thus, the term "intelligence" can take on many different meanings.
A)use the resources of their environment
B)write well
C)use a computer
D)shop for the best deal
2
____________ is the accumulation of information, skills, and strategies that people have learned through experience, and that they can apply in problem-solving situations.
A)Information processing
B)Crystallized intelligence
C)Fluid intelligence
D)General intelligence
3
Smart E. Pants moved to a retreat high in the Rocky Mountains where he could spend the next several years contemplating the fundamental questions of human existence. According to Gardner, Smart might exemplify which type of intelligence?
A)naturalist
B)linguistic
C)spatial
D)existential
4
Using brain scanning methods, researchers have identified that the brains of people completing intelligence test questions in both verbal and spatial domains show activation in a similar location: the lateral prefrontal cortex. This area of the brain is critical to juggling many pieces of information simultaneously and solving new problems. The findings suggest that there is a global "workspace" in the brain that organizes and coordinates information, helping to transfer material to other parts of the brain. In this view, the functioning of the workspace represents:
A)crystallized intelligence.
B)logical-mathematical intelligence.
C)linguistic intelligence.
D)general intelligence.
5
According to Sternberg, people who are high in ____________ are able to learn general norms and principles and apply them appropriately. Consequently, tests of this type of intelligence measure the ability to employ broad principles in solving everyday problems.
A)fluid intelligence
B)interpersonal intelligence
C)practical intelligence
D)general intelligence
6
The traditional formula for IQ scores is:
A)the ratio of mental age divided by chronological age, multiplied by 100.
B)the ratio of chronological age divided by mental age, multiplied by 100.
C)the multiplication of chronological age by mental age, divided by 100.
D)the mental age divided by 100 plus the chronological age.
7
A(n) __________ test is designed to predict a person's ability in a particular area or line of work.
A)intelligence
B)aptitude
C)personality
D)achievement
8
Nevvah Varies was administered an IQ test when she was seven and got a score of 135. When she was nine, she took the same IQ test again and got a score of 136. When she was 14 she took the same IQ test again and got a score of 134. This IQ test was:
A)computerized.
B)subjective.
C)reliable.
D)valid.







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