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Individually administered achievement tests

1.Please give 5 examples of the types of items commonly found in individually administered intelligence tests and briefly describe the purpose of measuring at least two of those items according to a theory of intelligence that you ascribe to.

2.What are the typical uses and special features of individually administered achievement tests

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1. 5 examples of the types of items commonly found in individually adminstered intelligence tests
* Found in IQ tests: In a soccer match 2 players get a red card. How many players are then left on the end?
* Stanford Binet: (Question for a 12 year old- Complete the sentence: The streams are dry......... There has been little rain.)
* Stanford Binet: (Question for an adult- Describe the difference between misery and poverty. The difference between character and reputation and the difference between laziness and idleness. Explain how to measure 3 pints of water with a 5 pint can and a 2 pint can
* Weschler Adult Intelligence Scale Test: In what ways are an apple and a pear alike?
* Weschler Adult Intelligence Scale Test: Who is the president of Russia?

On the Verbal Comprehension Index component of the Weschler test the sample question Who is the president of Russia? ...

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This solution describes common uses and special features of various individually adminstered achievement tests.

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