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Assess your understanding of this learning pathway by selecting the correct answer for each of the following questions:

  • Fluid intelligence is characterized by ________.
    • being able to recall information
      • Incorrect.
    • being able to create new products
      • Incorrect.
    • being able to understand and communicate with different cultures
      • Incorrect.
    • being able to see complex relationships and solve problems
      • Correct.
  • Which of the following is not one of Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences?
    • creative
      • Correct.
    • spatial
      • Incorrect.
    • linguistic
      • Incorrect.
    • musical
      • Incorrect.
  • Which theorist put forth the triarchic theory of intelligence?
    • Goleman
      • Incorrect.
    • Gardner
      • Incorrect.
    • Sternberg
      • Correct.
    • Steitz
      • Incorrect.
  • When you are examining data to look for trends, which type of intelligence are you using most?
    • practical
      • Incorrect.
    • analytical
      • Correct.
    • emotional
      • Incorrect.
    • creative
      • Incorrect.
  • In order for a test to be normed and standardized it must be tested on ________.
    • a group of same-age peers
      • Incorrect.
    • a representative sample
      • Correct.
    • children with mental disabilities
      • Incorrect.
    • children of average intelligence
      • Incorrect.
  • The mean score for a person with an average IQ is ________.
    • 70
      • Incorrect.
    • 130
      • Incorrect.
    • 85
      • Incorrect.
    • 100
      • Correct.
  • Who developed the IQ test most widely used today?
    • Sir Francis Galton
      • Incorrect.
    • Alfred Binet
      • Incorrect.
    • Louis Terman
      • Incorrect.
    • David Wechsler
      • Correct.
  • The DSM-5 now uses ________ as a diagnostic label for what was once referred to as mental retardation.
    • autism and developmental disabilities
      • Incorrect.
    • lowered intelligence
      • Incorrect.
    • intellectual disability
      • Correct.
    • cognitive disruption
      • Incorrect.
  • Where does high intelligence come from?
    • genetics
      • Incorrect.
    • environment
      • Incorrect.
    • both A and B
      • Correct.
    • neither A nor B
      • Incorrect.
  • Arthur Jensen believed that ________.
    • genetics was solely responsible for intelligence
      • Correct.
    • environment was solely responsible for intelligence
      • Incorrect.
    • intelligence level was determined by race
      • Incorrect.
    • IQ tests do not take socioeconomic status into account
      • Incorrect.
  • What is a learning disability?
    • a developmental disorder
      • Incorrect.
    • a neurological disorder
      • Correct.
    • an emotional disorder
      • Incorrect.
    • an intellectual disorder
      • Incorrect.
  • Which of the following statements is true?
    • Poverty always affects whether individuals are able to reach their full intellectual potential.
      • Incorrect.
    • An individual’s intelligence is determined solely by the intelligence levels of his siblings.
      • Incorrect.
    • The environment in which an individual is raised is the strongest predictor of her future intelligence
      • Incorrect.
    • There are many factors working together to influence an individual’s intelligence level.
      • Correct.

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