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Mastering Modern Psychological Testing Theory and Methods 1st Edition by Cecil R. Reynolds -Test Bank

Chapter 9 Test Questions

1. A test designed to measure the skills, abilities, and knowledge accumulated over a lifetime would be properly called a(n):
a. achievement test.
b. aptitude test. X
c. maximum performance test.
d. power test.

2. The ______________ is an example of a popular aptitude test.
a. Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 4th edition X
b. Wide Range Achievement Test 4
c. Wechsler Individual Achievement Test, 2nd edition
d. Stanford Achievement and Intelligence Scales 5th edition

3. The abilities measured by ___________ are specifically linked to instruction, whereas the abilities measured by ___________ are gained through life experience.
a. achievement tests; aptitude tests X
b. aptitude tests; achievement tests
c. aptitude tests; intelligence tests
d. intelligence tests; aptitude tests

4. Which country initiated a required education program in the late 1800s and commissioned Alfred Binet and Theodore Simon to develop a test to predict academic performance?
a. Canada
b. England
c. France X
d. United States

5. The first Binet-Simon scale was released in:
a. 1900.
b. 1905. X
c. 1910.
d. 1915/

6. What was the first intelligence test designed to assess both verbal and nonverbal ability?
a. Army Alpha
b. Binet-Simon Scale
c. Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale
d. Wechsler-Bellevue I X

 

 

7. The RTI model has been primarily evaluated in regards to which type of learning disability?
a. ADHD
b. Mathematics
c. Reading X
d. Writing

8. At this time, the authors of this text _________ recommend using RTI as a stand-alone method for identifying students with a learning disability.
a. do
b. do not X
c. occasionally

9. The more severe categories of moderate, severe, and profound mental retardation apply when the IQ is:
a. less than 25.
b. less than 35.
c. less than 45.
d. less than 55. X

10. One criterion for the diagnosis of mental retardation is performance on an individually administered test of intelligence more than _______standard deviations below the mean.
a. one
b. two X
c. three
d. four

11. Harcourt Assessment publishes which of the following aptitude/ intelligence tests?
a. Cognitive Abilities Test, Form 6
b. InView
c. Otis-Lennon School Ability Test, 8th edition X
d. Tests of Cognitive Skills, 2nd edition

12. Tests of Cognitive Skills, 2nd edition is designed to assess students in which grades?
a. Kindergarten – 1st grade
b. Kindergarten – 2nd grade
c. 1st grade – 12th grade
d. 2nd grade – 12th grade X

13. The Cognitive Abilities Test, Form 6 is designed to be administered with which achievement test?
a. InView
b. Iowa Tests of Basic Skills X
c. Stanford Achievement Test Series, 10th edition
d. TerraNova, 2nd edition

14. Which test are you most likely to encounter when applying for a new job at a managerial or professional level?
a. Iowa Tests of Basic Skills
b. Miller Analogies Test X
c. Stanford Achievement Test Series, 10th edition
d. Wechsler Individual Achievement Test, 2nd edition

15. The first SAT was developed in:
a. 1916
b. 1926 X
c. 1946
d. 1956

16. As a newly trained psychologist, you are tasked with administering a group intelligence test to a group of inmates at Bradshaw State Jail. Which of the following tests is most likely to be appropriate in this situation?
a. Beta-III Test X
b. Iowa Tests of Basic Skills
c. Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale
d. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

17. The WISC-IV subtest Coding is classified by the text author as primarily a measure of:
a. processing speed.
b. verbal comprehension. X
c. short-term auditory memory.
d. abstract concept formation.

18. The WISC-IV subtest Block Design is a good measure for most examinees of:
a. auditory memory.
b. nonverbal concept formation. X
c. short-term auditory memory.
d. visual attention.

19. Which of the following subtests is a supplementary measure on the WISC-IV?
a. Arithmetic X
b. Picture Concepts
c. Similarities
d. Symbol Search

20. In what situation may a supplemental subtest be substituted for a core subtest on the WISC-IV?
a. The core subtest is seen as being inappropriate for the examinee. X
b. The examiner prefers this subtest over one of the core subtests.
c. The examiner is tired.
d. The examinee’s performance would likely be enhanced by using the supplementary measure.
21. The WISC-IV is designed for use in which age group?
a. 2 years 6 months – 7 years 3 months
b. 7 years 3 months – 16 years
c. 6 years – 16 years X
d. 6 years – 18 years

22. A mother presents at a psychologist’s office and desires to have her very gifted child tested. You suspect that the 6-year-old may have an IQ over 4 standard deviations above the mean. Which intelligence test would best allow you to assess the child’s ability?
a. Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales, 5th edition X
b. Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 4th edition
c. Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, 3rd edition
d. Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Cognitive Abilities

23. Which of the following WISC-IV Indexes is a composite of the Digit Span and Letter- Number Sequencing subtests and measures abilities such as attention, concentration, and mental control?
a. Perceptual Reasoning Index
b. Processing Speed Index
c. Verbal Reasoning Index
d. Working Memory Index X

24. According to adoption studies, what is the maximum gain in IQ points due to environmental interventions?
a. None
b. 5-10 points
c. 10-12 points X
d. 20-30 points

25. What would be indicated by an examinee receiving an “A” profile on the Cognitive Abilities Test?
a. The examinee has no relative strengths or weaknesses X
b. The examinee has a relative strength or a relative weakness on one subtest
c. The examinee has both a relative strength and a relative weakness
d. The examinee has a severe weakness

26. Surveys have shown that the most popular individual IQ test currently being used in clinical and school settings is:
a. Cognitive Abilities Tests
b. Stanford-Binet Scales
c. Tests of Cognitive Skills
d. One of the Wechsler Scales X

27. Narrow abilities are reflected on which stratum of the CHC theory three-stratum model?
a. Stratum I X
b. Stratum II
c. Stratum III
28. CHC theory incorporates _____ broad ability domains.
a. 5
b. 7
c. 9 X
d. 11

29. Deductive and inductive logic are considered the hallmarks of which broad ability domain under CHC theory?
a. Comprehension-knowledge
b. Fluid reasoning X
c. Processing ability
d. Static reasoning

30. The broad ability domain defined as the ability to automatically and fluently perform easy mental tasks especially when high mental efficiency is required over a long period of time is:
a. Cognitive processing speed X
b. Comprehension-knowledge
c. Fluid reasoning
d. Fluid processing speed

31. The Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales is normed for individuals between the ages of _____ and _____.
a. 2; 85
b. 3; 94 X
c. 6; 16
d. 16; 89

32. In the CHC Theory of Intelligence, intellectual abilities are organized according to:
a. brain area specialty.
b. concurrent versus sequential processes.
c. degree of generality (broad vs. narrow). X
d. sensory modality (visual, auditory, etc).

33. Regarding research on intelligence, Cattell is best known for:
a. identifying seven Primary Mental Abilities.
b. P-A-S-S Theory
c. C-H-C Theory
d. Two Factor Theory, which hypothesizes the existence of g (general intelligence) and s (specific intelligences).
e. Two-Factor Theory, which hypothesizes the existence of crystallized and fluid intelligence X

 

34. According to the research, IQs are __________ over time and are __________ predictors of school performance.
a. stable; good X
b. stable; poor
c. unstable; good
d. unstable; poor

35. Which intelligence theory has served as the foundation for most modern IQ tests?
a. CHC Theory X
b. PASS Theory
c. Spearman’s two-factor model
d. Wechsler’s theory of general and fluid intelligence

36. Which intelligence test can be used to obtain a valid measure of intelligence and incorporates verbal and nonverbal abilities in the briefest period of time?
a. Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales X
b. Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales, 5th edition
c. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, 4th edition
d. Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Cognitive Abilities

37. Which intelligence test is co-normed with a supplementary memory scale?
a. Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales X
b. Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales, 5th edition
c. Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, 3rd edition
d. Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 4th edition

38. Who translated and standardized the Binet-Simon Scales in the United States?
a. Alfred Binet
b. David Wechsler
c. Louis Terman X
d. Theodore Simon

39. The Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales produces which of the following factor scores?
a. Fluid reasoning
b. Short-term memory
c. Verbal Intelligence Index X
d. Verbal IQ

40. Which of the following is considered a group intelligence/aptitude test?
a. Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales, 5th edition
b. Tests of Cognitive Skills, 2nd edition X
c. Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, 3rd edition
d. Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Cognitive Abilities

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