Intelligence (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 13 - 17 of 220

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Question number: 13

» Intelligence » Factors Affecting Intelligence

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The leading cause of mental retardation is believed to be:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Inherited traits

b.

Organic brain syndrome

c.

Safe pregnancy

d.

Fetal alcohol syndrome

Question number: 14

» Intelligence » Factors Affecting Intelligence

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The doctrine of predeterminism holds that

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Choice (4) Response

a.

all living organisms are preformed at birth.

b.

learning enhances the genetic coding.

c.

all living organisms have their destiny set at birth.

d.

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

Question number: 15

» Intelligence » Measurement of Intelligence

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In a study conducted by Sternberg and his associates, nonpsychologists associated all of the following with intelligence EXCEPT

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Choice (4) Response

a.

deal with novel situations.

b.

reads with high comprehension.

c.

reads widely.

d.

motivated in chosen pursuits.

Question number: 16

» Intelligence » Measurement of Intelligence

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The “Flynn effect” is a reference to the phenomenon of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

“recession” in the ceiling effect for giftedness.

b.

gender differences in measured intelligence.

c.

“inflation” of measured intelligence on tests.

d.

culture loading of tests in terms of language.

Question number: 17

» Intelligence » Concept & Characteristics of Intelligence

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Regarding intelligence,

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Choice (4) Response

a.

there is no widely accepted definition of it.

b.

there are many widely accepted definition of it.

c.

much like beauty, it can be seen only by the beholder.

d.

there are two widely accepted definitions of it.

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