Which is an example of the selected-response item format?
Having a large item pool available during test revision is:
A well-written true-false item:
Computer-adaptive testing has been found to:
Item branching refers to:
Which statement is TRUE of the test tryout phase of test construction?
The item-validity index is key in determining:
An item-difficulty index of 1 occurs when:
The higher the item-difficulty index, the ________ the item.
In item analysis, the term item endorsement refers to the percent of test-takers who:
An item-reliability index provides a measure of a test’s:
An item-difficulty index can range from ________ to ________.
In Sternberg’s study of the characteristics of academic intelligence, laypeople stressed the “interpersonal and social aspects,” whereas experts stressed:
The test that launched the testing movement in the United States was the ______ test.
Neisser argued that intelligence:
What conclusion concerning intelligence could reasonably be drawn based on the 1921 symposium published in the Journal of Educational Psychology?
Binet believed that the primary purpose of an intelligence test was to assist the test user in:
Galton’s conception of intelligence focused on:
The Wechsler tests of intelligence:
According to Wechsler, as cited in the text, intelligence should be conceived as a __________capacity that is best measured by measuring ______________ abilities.
The Stanford-Binet-5 is based on which theory?
Binet, Wechsler, and Piaget would most likely agree with which of the following statements?
According to Wechsler’s approach to cognitive assessment of adults and children, which of the following is TRUE?
The WPPSI-III is used to measure the intelligence of children from ages ________ through ________.
The concepts of social intelligence, concrete intelligence, and abstract intelligence are collectively best associated with which theorist?
Which of the following is NOT true of Piaget’s stages?
According to Piaget, a form of cognitive structure or organization is referred to as:
Which statement is NOT true of Cattell’s two-factor theory of intelligence?
Who first hypothesized that the proportion of the variance that a number of tests have in common accounts for a general factor of intelligence?
Logical-mathematical, bodily-kinesthetic, linguistic, musical, spatial, interpersonal, and intrapersonal intelligence are all associated with which theory of intelligence?
Crystallized intelligence includes:
Which of the following best characterizes the basis of CHC theory?
According to Howard Gardner, the ability to form an accurate and realistic view of oneself would be referred to as what type of intelligence?
Spearman’s g factor refers to:
The best measure of “intelligence” in very young children could probably be obtained by:
In discussing the role of personality in the measured intelligence of infants, the term ________ is used.
Which is a technique or method used to minimize cultural bias in tests?
Public Law 95-561 defines giftedness with reference to:
Since the 1921 Symposium on Intelligence, researchers and theorists have agreed that:
Children’s intelligence is assessed primarily for:
A child is administered an IQ test at age 5 and another at age 10. The reported score at age 10 is much higher than the reported score at age 5. This may be because:
A child’s IQ test score may be influenced by:
The Flynn effect is characterized by:
Which of the following is TRUE regarding the stability of intelligence?
Which is a reasonable conclusion regarding our current state of knowledge regarding intelligence?
Starting with moderately difficult test items and then giving easier or harder items, depending on the test-taker’s performance, is termed:
A ceiling level refers to the:
On the Wechsler tests of intelligence, the Full Scale IQ has a mean of ________________ and a standard deviation of _______________.
The WISC-IV is appropriate for:
Group intelligence tests:
Compared with individually administered intelligence tests, group intelligence tests:
Children deemed to be at risk are:
Psychoeducational test batteries are designed to measure:
If John earns a full-scale IQ of 90 on the WISC-IV:
Normative information is available in the test’s manual for WAIS-IV test-takers:
The fifth edition of the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale was based on which theory of intelligence?
How many people were in the standardization sample for the fifth edition of the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale?
When administering an individual test of intelligence, the examiner is alert to:
Which would NOT be considered extra-test behavior on the part of a test-taker?
Stanford-Binet Full Scale scores are converted into nominal categories designated by certain cutoff boundaries. For example, an SB5 measured IQ in the range of 110 to 119 falls into the __________ category.
Which of the following is NOT a variable assessed as part of an APGAR evaluation?
An instrument used to identify which children should receive a more comprehensive evaluation is, most likely, a ______ instrument.
The history of personality types dates at least as far back as the days of:
A personality trait:
138. Personality tests are used for:
Which BEST describes what is typically measured in personality assessment?
On the Self-Directed Search, terms such as Artistic, Enterprising, and Investigative are examples of:
Neuroticism, Extraversion, Openness, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness. These variables are all measured by which personality assessment instrument?
The Big 5 was developed by:
Projective tests are _____ methods of personality assessment.
The Rorschach test:
Behavioral assessment tends to focus on:
Which of the following is TRUE of behavioral assessment?
Which is NOT a quantifiable definition of a target behavior?
A culturally sensitive psychological assessment includes sensitivity to which of the following?
The DSM-IV has _____ number of axis:
A clinical psychologist would be LEAST likely to use individually administered tests:
The DSM-IV-TR is a diagnostic system that is used by psychologists: