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The tests designated as "alternative tests" are not intended for regular use. Inasmuch as they have been standardized and belong in the year group where they are placed, they may be used as substitute tests on certain occasions. Sometimes one of the...
Alternative Tests: Repeating Seven Digits
This time, as in year X, only two series are given, one of which must be repeated without error. The two series are: 2-1-8-3-4-3-9 and 9-7-2-8-4-7-5. Note that in none of the tests of repeating digits is it permissible to warn the subject of the num...
Are Intelligence Tests Superfluous?
Binet tells us that he often encountered the criticism that intelligence tests are superfluous, and that in going to so much trouble to devise his measuring scale he was forcing an open door. Those who made this criticism believed that the observa...
PROCEDURE. The following problems, printed in clear type, are shown one at a time to the subject, who reads each problem aloud and (with the printed problem still before him) finds the answer without the use of pencil or paper. (a) _If a man's ...
Arranging Five Weights
Use the five weights, 3, 6, 9, 12, and 15 grams. Be sure that the weights are identical in appearance. The weights may be made as described under V, 1, or they may be purchased of C. H. Stoelting & Co., Chicago, Illinois. If no weights are at hand o...
Average Adult Alternative Test 1: Repeating Twenty-eight Syllables
The sentences for this test are:-- (a) _Walter likes very much to go on visits to his grandmother, because she always tells him many funny stories._ (b) _Yesterday I saw a pretty little dog in the street. It had curly brown hair, ...
Average Adult Alternative Test 2: Comprehension Of Physical Relations
(a) _Problem regarding the path of a cannon ball_ PROCEDURE. Draw on a piece of paper a horizontal line six or eight inches long. Above it, an inch or two, draw a short horizontal line about an inch long and parallel to the first. Tell the subje...
Average Intelligence (i Q 90 To 110)
It is often said that the schools are made for the average child, but that "the average child does not exist." He does exist, and in very large numbers. About 60 per cent of all school children test between 90 and 110 I Q, and about 40 per cent b...
Binet's Conception Of General Intelligence
In devising tests of intelligence it is, of course, necessary to be guided by some assumption, or assumptions, regarding the nature of intelligence. To adopt any other course is to depend for success upon happy chance. However, it is impossible to...
Binet's Experiment On How Teachers Test Intelligence
Finally, Binet had three teachers come to his laboratory to judge the intelligence of children whom they had never seen before. Each spent an afternoon in the laboratory and examined five pupils. In each case the teacher was left free to arrive at a...
Binet's Questionnaire On Teachers' Methods Of Judging Intelligence
Aroused by the skepticism so often shown toward his test method, Binet decided to make a little study of the methods by which teachers are accustomed to arrive at a judgment as to a child's intelligence. Accordingly, through the cooeperation of the ...
Border-line Cases (usually Between 70 And 80 I Q)
The border-line cases are those which fall near the boundary generally recognized as such and the higher group usually classed as normal but dull. They are the doubtful cases, the ones we are always trying (rarely with success) to restore to normal...
Classification Of Intelligence Quotients
What do the above I Q's imply in such terms as feeble-mindedness, border-line intelligence, dullness, normality, superior intelligence genius, etc.? When we use these terms two facts must be borne in mind: (1) That the boundary lines between such ...
Comparison Of Lines
PROCEDURE. Present the appropriate accompanying card with the lines in horizontal position. Point to the lines and say: "_See these lines. Look closely and tell me which one is longer. Put your finger on the longest one._" We use the superlative as ...
Comparison Of Weights
MATERIALS. It is necessary to have two weights, identical in shape, size, and appearance, weighing respectively 3 and 15 grams. If manufactured weights are not at hand, it is easy to make satisfactory substitutes by taking stiff cardboard pill-b...
Very Superior Intelligence (i Q 120 To 140)
Classification Of Intelligence Quotients
Other Uses Of Intelligence Tests
Giving Differences Between A President And A King
Feeble-mindedness (rarely Above 75 I Q)
Counting Backwards From 20 To 1
Distinguishing Right And Left
Dull Normals (i Q Usually 80 To 90)
Vocabulary; Twenty Definitions 3600 Words
Giving Similarities; Two Things
Superior Adult 6: Ingenuity Test
Superior Adult 5: Repeating Seven Digits Reversed
Superior Adult 3: Repeating Eight Digits
Enumeration Of Objects In Pictures
Repeating Five Digits Reversed
Alternative Test 1: Naming The Months