Intelligence-Factors Affecting Intelligence (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 11 - 16 of 41

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Question number: 11

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Many cases of mental retardation without known organic causes appear to be ________.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Moderate

b.

Severe

c.

Familial

d.

Profound

Question number: 12

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________ is a form of retardation that develops in infancy due to an insufficient supply of thyroid hormone.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Hydrocephaly

b.

Cretinism

c.

Down Syndrome

d.

Microcephaly

Question number: 13

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It can be argued that standardized testing (such as the SAT) is beneficial because

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Choice (4) Response
a.

they are fairer and more objective than admission officers’ judgments.

b.

they predict future occupational success.

c.

it can help label people as genius and gifted.

d.

there is a perfect correlation between standardized tests and academic performance.

Question number: 14

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________ suffers a rare abnormality in which the skull is extremely small or fails to grow.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Hydrocephalic

b.

Microcephalic

c.

Cretin

d. None of the above

Question number: 15

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The fact that fraternal twins are more similar in intelligence than ordinary siblings suggests the importance of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

common hereditary factors.

b.

effects of intrauterine environment.

c.

common environmental factors.

d.

genetic effects.

Question number: 16

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Strong evidence for an environmental view of intelligence comes from families having one adopted child and one biological child. Parents contribute ________ and environment to their biological child.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Chromosomes

b.

Genes

c.

Hormones

d. All of the above

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