Intelligence-Factors Affecting Intelligence (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 27 - 31 of 41

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Question number: 27

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Does having a larger brain make a person smarter?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Brain size alone determines human intelligence.

b.

Environment has clearly been found to be the sole determinant of human intelligence.

c.

The overall volume of gray matter is not correlated with IQ test scores.

d.

Recent research found a positive correlation between intelligence and the size of several higher brain structures.

Question number: 28

» Intelligence » Factors Affecting Intelligence

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________ are more alike than ordinary siblings.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Identical twins

b.

Fraternal and identical twins

c.

Fraternal twins

d. All of the above

Question number: 29

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________ is caused b y a buildup of cerebrospinal fluid within brain cavities.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Cretinism

b.

Hydrocephaly

c.

Microcephaly

d.

Phenylketonuria

Question number: 30

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“The gifted tend to be peculiar, socially backward people”. It is a ________.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Fact

b.

Misconception

c.

All of the above

d.

Neither misconception nor fact

Question number: 31

» Intelligence » Factors Affecting Intelligence

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Terman showed that mentally gifted children

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

are generally successful in their chosen occupations as adults.

b.

are successful during their youth but fail to reach their potential in adulthood.

c.

score in the average IQ range as adults.

d.

have a greater susceptibility to mental illness in adulthood.

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