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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. The German psychologist W. Stern argued that mental age should be ____________ by chronological age.

2. What was Lombroso's theory known as?

3. Havelock found that _________ males were more effeminate.

4. What group of students/people, as discovered by their intelligence level in response to Binet's test, was most dangerous and trainable?

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.

Short Essay Questions

1. What was Havelock Ellis' major claim in his study of the measurement of bodies in order to determine value?

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

3. What did Binet do in order to fulfill the obligations of his commission in 1904?

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

5. Binet was also trying to create a test that distinguished between what?

6. What was Binet commissions to do in 1904?

7. How were Burt's papers and data related to his studies destroyed?

8. What did Louis Bolk have to say about whites and blacks?

9. What were the problems of Burt's studies?

10. What did Burt try to claim he had developed, though it was later shown to be a false claim?

(see the answer keys)

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