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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

4. Intelligence, according to Goddard, came from ________ and nothing else.
(a) books
(b) family lines
(c) race
(d) school

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

Short Answer Questions

1. "G" was considered to be _________.

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

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

4. Havelock found that _________ males were more effeminate.

5. In a factor analysis graph, the two vectors lie ___________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the factor analysis variable 'g' stand for?

2. What did Binet find when he went to various schools to test out Broca's theory of head measurement?

3. What do correlations not imply in regards to the studies in which they are used?

4. What were the three facts upon which H.J. Eysenck based his theory of the inferiority of blacks?

5. What were the three rules Binet set up to help prevent the misuse of his test?

6. What does Cesare Lombroso have to say about criminal behavior?

7. What did Gould feel about Eysenck's arguments for black inferiority?

8. Define the idea of recapitulation.

9. Was factor analysis the right technique to use in intelligence testing?

10. Where did Alfred Binet first begin his study of human intelligence?

(see the answer keys)

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