1. What is a psychometric approach to understanding intelligence?
- Finding correlations between abilities to develop ways to measure intelligence according to psychometric principles
- Mapping the structure of intelligence and understand the competencies underlying intelligence
- Mapping the structure of intelligence rather than focussing on the mental competencies needed
- Understanding specific thought processes underlying the mental competencies of intelligence
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2. Which of these factors are NOT part of Thurstone's theory of intelligence?
- Verbal comprehension
- Attention span
- Perceptual speed
- Rote memory
3. What are the types of intellectual competencies described in Sternberg's Triarchic theory?
- Analytical, practical and creative
- Linguistic, scientific and creative
- Analytical, motor and mathematical
- Motor, mathematical and linguistic
4. Historically intelligence was about social class rather than ability. What did Binet's first intelligence test measure?
- Family tree, profession and social role in the community.
- Abilities such as imagery, attention and comprehension
- Abilities such as reading, writing and maths
- Social standing and importance within the community
5. Which of these facts about genes and intelligence is false?
- Genes influence the environments we select to reach intellectual potential
- There's a specific gene for each type of intelligence
- The influence of genes on intelligence becomes stronger through adulthood
- Genes account for 1/2-2/3 of variance