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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When Burt's sample increased, his correlation between pairs for IQ _________.
(a) increased
(b) was scattered on the graphs
(c) remained unchanged
(d) decreased

2. Eysenck thought that those with ______ rapidly developing skills (as mentioned in #100) also had lower IQ scores.
(a) very
(b) less
(c) more
(d) fewer

3. Negative correlation is given by vectors going in ____________ directions.
(a) opposite
(b) curved
(c) straight
(d) the same

4. "s" was considered the product of _________ by both Spearman and Burt.
(a) understanding
(b) opportunity
(c) imagination
(d) training

5. Binet was worried, however, that his testing might cause the child to be ___________ in school.
(a) made fun of
(b) labeled
(c) separated from others
(d) an outcast

6. What group of students/people, as discovered by their intelligence level in response to Binet's test, was most dangerous and trainable?
(a) Retards
(b) Idiots
(c) Imbeciles
(d) Morons

7. Havelock found that _________ males were more effeminate.
(a) rural
(b) older
(c) craftsworking
(d) rrban

8. Factor analysis was the _________ technique to be used in intelligence testing, even thought Burt went about it the wrong way.
(a) best
(b) easiest
(c) only
(d) worst

9. Goddard believed the mental deficients should be prevented from ____________.
(a) voting
(b) breeding
(c) marrying
(d) attending school

10. One of the perceived problems of Lombroso's theory was the need to call _________ criminals.
(a) women
(b) whites
(c) animals
(d) children

11. The answer to #142 indicates how much of a change there is in one variable due to a change in __________.
(a) the weather
(b) another variable
(c) the numbers
(d) the environment

12. Sir Cyril Burt was a medical tester who studied ___________.
(a) white adults
(b) idiots
(c) twins
(d) blacks

13. Burt's papers and data were ____________, which seems to be when his falsifications began.
(a) destroyed
(b) moved
(c) archived
(d) assembled into books

14. E.D. Cope based his theory in #92 on the idea that the ____________ brought on earlier maturation.
(a) many wartimes
(b) warmer climate
(c) cooler climate
(d) lack of sun

15. The field of ________ sciences was redefined during the 19th century.
(a) skeletal
(b) life
(c) mental
(d) health

Short Answer Questions

1. Spearman also found there is a _______ substrate for intelligence except that this can be affected by outside factors.

2. Bolk felt what race was not only the most progressive, but also the most retarded?

3. ______________ is a way of measuring the relationship between variables.

4. Gould thought that Eysenck's arguments were the result of __________ correlations.

5. The German psychologist W. Stern argued that mental age should be ____________ by chronological age.

(see the answer keys)

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