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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. 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

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

5. Goddard was trying to develop a _____________ scale to measure intelligence.
(a) linear
(b) non-linear
(c) multi-linear
(d) unilinear

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

7. The answer to #114 became a way to measure the ___________ of the children, and thus their IQ levels.
(a) intelligence
(b) age level
(c) mental capacity
(d) adaptability

8. Gould felt that Eysenck's arguments are not based on ___________ facts.
(a) realistic
(b) measured
(c) racial
(d) statistical

9. What big theory was just becoming popular in the nineteenth century?
(a) Creationism
(b) Equality
(c) Evolution
(d) Revolution

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

11. What does 'g' stand for in a graph for factor analysis?
(a) General intelligence
(b) Good intelligence
(c) Generalization
(d) Graphing

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

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

14. "G" was considered to be _________.
(a) gender based
(b) racial
(c) cultural
(d) inherited

15. Which label could also live independently and reproduce and be a threat to racial health?
(a) Idiots
(b) Debiles
(c) Imbeciles
(d) Morons

Short Answer Questions

1. What outside factors are being alluded to in #151?

2. Burt seemed to have increased his sample of patients from fewer then 20 to more than ________ in a number of publications. This irregularity began the undoing of his work's findings.

3. Factor analysis was the _________ technique to be used in intelligence testing, even thought Burt went about it the wrong way.

4. "s" was considered the product of _________ by both Spearman and Burt.

5. One of the perceived problems of Lombroso's theory was the need to call _________ criminals.

(see the answer keys)

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