Intelligence (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 11 - 14 of 26

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Question number: 11

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In the two-factor theory of intelligence, there is a general intelligence factor denoted by g, and

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

error components of measurements denoted by e.

b.

specific components of intelligence denoted by s.

c.

weight of attribute a

d.

measurement of attribute a

e.

All a. , b. , c. and d. are correct

Question number: 12

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In 1921,17 of the country’s leading psychologists participated in a symposium on the nature of intelligence and

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

most evidence presented supported Galton’s views.

b.

no two of the participants agreed on a definition.

c.

a widely accepted definition of intelligence was the result.

d.

the view that intelligence is what intelligence tests measure resulted.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 13

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The leading cause of mental retardation is believed to be:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Organic brain syndrome

b.

Fetal alcohol syndrome

c.

Inherited traits

d.

Environmental factors

e.

Safe pregnancy

Question number: 14

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The doctrine of predeterminism holds that

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

all living organisms have their destiny set at birth.

b.

walking, swimming, and other motor activities can be learned later in life.

c.

learning enhances the genetic coding.

d.

all living organisms are preformed at birth.

e.

no amount of learning can enhance what has been genetically encoded.

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