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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) was scattered on the graphs
(b) remained unchanged
(c) increased
(d) decreased

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

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

4. Havelock Ellis was a scientist who claimed the superiority of __________ during this period.
(a) men
(b) children
(c) elderly people
(d) women

5. "An anatomical theory for ranking __________ - based on entire bodies, not only on heads, - had been found."
(a) races
(b) genders
(c) ages
(d) students

6. Binet also noticed differences between the figures collected by himself and by his student, ___________.
(a) Morton
(b) John
(c) Paul
(d) Simon

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

8. "______________ proved an irresistible criterion for any scientist who wanted to rank human groups as higher or lower."
(a) Creationism
(b) Determinism
(c) Evolution
(d) Recapitulation

9. Binet was commissioned in 1904 to find a way to identify children who ______________.
(a) needed special help in school
(b) were unteachable
(c) were bad at math
(d) were autistic

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

11. 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) data's
(b) government's
(c) Broca's
(d) teacher's

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

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

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

15. How many rules did Binet come up with in order to decrease the likelihood of his test being misused?
(a) 4
(b) 2
(c) 1
(d) 3

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Lombroso, the genes of the past are contained in the hereditary of the individual and the ___________ surfaces at times.

2. What was the nationality of H. J. Eysenck?

3. No matter how strong a correlation is, it says nothing about _________.

4. Burt's papers and data were ____________, which seems to be when his falsifications began.

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

(see the answer keys)

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