1. 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
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2. What are the types of intellectual competencies described in Sternberg's Triarchic theory?
- Motor, mathematical and linguistic
- Analytical, practical and creative
- Analytical, motor and mathematical
- Linguistic, scientific and creative
3. What does the broad level of Carroll's Three-Stratum model include?
- Crystallised, fluid and 6 other basic cognitive functions
- Crystallised and fluid intelligence.
- Roughly 70 cognitive, perceptual and speed skills
4. Which of these statements is not specifically linked to Spearman's g-factor?
- Relevant special skills will improve performance in a particular area of intelligence
- Using factor analysis to investigate correlations between factors involved in intelligence
- 9-49% of variance in abilities is due to a general factor
- A general, core level of intelligence which determines performance
5. What type of test measures intelligence using novel problems that extend beyond prior learning?
- Theory-based tests
- Achievement test
- Aptitude test
- Weschler test