The Mismeasure of Man Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "Mental testing becomes a theory for enhancing ___________ through proper education."
(a) intelligence
(b) potential
(c) races
(d) excellence

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

3. What kinds of measures did Binet turn his attention to when he realized skull measuring wasn't effective?
(a) Spiritual
(b) Psychological
(c) Fingers and toes
(d) Foot

4. Spearman found that intelligence is a ____________ thing.
(a) mmeasurable
(b) unitary
(c) confusing
(d) many splendored

5. E.D. Cope thought that _______ Europeans were inferior to others.
(a) Northern
(b) Western
(c) Eastern
(d) Southern

6. Unlike Binet, Goddard used __________ to label and to categorize.
(a) colors
(b) labels
(c) images
(d) shapes

7. Where did Alfred Binet study human intelligence and how to measure it?
(a) Sorbonne
(b) MIT
(c) Louvre
(d) Harvard

8. "[T]he child represents a ____________ adult ancestor."
(a) unique
(b) primitive
(c) younger
(d) comparable

9. 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

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

11. Factor analysis is a _______ method technique.
(a) algebraic
(b) correlation
(c) variable
(d) calculus

12. It was discovered that there was no general _________ of intelligence as Spearman once thought.
(a) coefficient
(b) ranking
(c) variable
(d) vector

13. Gould thought that Eysenck's arguments were the result of __________ correlations.
(a) irrelevant
(b) non causal
(c) radical
(d) impossible

14. ______________ is a way of measuring the relationship between variables.
(a) Ranking
(b) A square ratio
(c) Correlation
(d) Comparison

15. The principal components approach allowed Burt to identify _________ factors.
(a) G
(b) basic
(c) group
(d) multi-variate

Short Answer Questions

1. Intelligence, according to Goddard, came from ________ and nothing else.

2. Goddard believed the mental deficients should be prevented from ____________.

3. Binet believed that not all intelligence was ___________.

4. What big theory was just becoming popular in the nineteenth century?

5. How many rules did Binet come up with in order to decrease the likelihood of his test being misused?

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