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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. H.H. Goddard was the first to do what with Binet's test?
(a) Print it and turn it into a book
(b) Bring it to America
(c) Use it on black children
(d) Follow all the rules

4. Binet tried to devise a system of testing that would distinguish between the ____________ intelligence and the learned intelligence.
(a) natural
(b) female
(c) basic
(d) male

5. Binet spend a lot of time measuring skulls to see the correlation between size and intelligence, like Broca claimed, but his findings did not correlate with the __________ designation of smart and dumb.
(a) teacher's
(b) government's
(c) data's
(d) Broca's

6. Spearman also found there is a _______ substrate for intelligence except that this can be affected by outside factors.
(a) physical
(b) concept
(c) mental
(d) imaginary

7. What outside factors are being alluded to in #151?
(a) Physical
(b) Sociological
(c) Environmental
(d) Mental

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

9. Where was Leon Kamin, the researcher who discovered Burt's flaws, a psychologist at?
(a) Princeton
(b) Yale
(c) Brown
(d) Harvard

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

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

12. The German psychologist W. Stern argued that mental age should be ____________ by chronological age.
(a) subtracted
(b) added to
(c) divided
(d) multiplied

13. No matter how strong a correlation is, it says nothing about _________.
(a) intelligence
(b) race
(c) plausibility
(d) cause

14. How many reasons did Burt feel could be used for discounting the effects of environment?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. One problem that resulted from Binet's test was this idea: If intelligence was ____________, it was inevitable.

3. The answer to #142 indicates how much of a change there is in one variable due to a change in __________.

4. What kinds of measures did Binet turn his attention to when he realized skull measuring wasn't effective?

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

(see the answer keys)

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