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Comprehension First Degree
PROCEDURE. After getting the child's attention, say: "_What must you do when you are sleepy?_" If necessary the question may be repeated a number of times, using a persuasive and encouraging tone of voice. No other form of question may be substitute...
Comprehension Fourth Degree
The questions for this year are:-- (a) "_What ought you to say when some one asks your opinion about a person you don't know very well?_" (b) "_What ought you to do before undertaking (beginning) something very important?_" (c)...
Comprehension Second Degree
PROCEDURE. The questions used in this year are:-- (a) "_What's the thing to do if it is raining when you start to school?_" (b) "_What's the thing to do if you find that your house is on fire?_" (c) "_What's the thing to do if ...
Comprehension Third Degree
The questions for this year are:-- (a) "_What's the thing for you to do when you have broken something which belongs to some one else?_" (b) "_What's the thing for you to do when you notice on your way to school that you are in da...
Copying A Diamond
PROCEDURE. On a white cardboard draw in heavy black lines a diamond with the longer diagonal three inches and the shorter diagonal an inch and a half. The specially prepared record booklet contains the diamond as well as many other conveniences. ...
Copying A Square
PROCEDURE. Place before the child a cardboard on which is drawn in heavy black lines a square about 11/4 inches on a side. Give the child a pencil and say: "_You see that_ (pointing to the square). _I want you to make one just like it. Make it right...
Correlation Between I Q And The Teachers' Estimates Of The Children's Intelligence
By the Pearson formula the correlation found between the I Q's and the teachers' rankings on a scale of five was .48. This is about what others have found, and is both high enough and low enough to be significant. That it is moderately high in so fa...
Counting Backwards From 20 To 1
PROCEDURE. Say to the child: "_You can count backwards, can you not? I want you to count backwards for me from 20 to 1. Go ahead._" In the great majority of cases this is sufficient; the child comprehends the task and begins. If he does not comprehe...
Counting Four Pennies
PROCEDURE. Place four pennies in a horizontal row before the child. Say: "_See these pennies. Count them and tell me how many there are. Count them with your finger, this way_" (pointing to the first one on the child's left)--"_One_"--"_Now, go ahea...
Counting Thirteen Pennies
PROCEDURE. The procedure is the same as in the test of counting four pennies (year IV, test 3). If the first response contains only a minor error, such as the omission of a number in counting, failure to tally with the finger, etc., a second trial i...
Defining Abstract Words
PROCEDURE. The words to be defined are _pity_, _revenge_, _charity_, _envy_, and _justice_. The formula is, "_What is pity? What do we mean by pity?_" and so on with the other words. If the meaning of the response is not clear, ask the subject to ex...
Dependence Of The Scale's Reliability On The Training Of The Examiner
On this point two radically different opinions have been urged. On the one hand, some have insisted that the results of a test made by other than a thoroughly trained psychologist are absolutely worthless. At the opposite extreme are a few who seem ...
Description Of Pictures
PROCEDURE. Use the same pictures as in III, 3, presenting them always in the following order: Dutch Home, River Scene, Post-Office. The formula for the test in this year is somewhat different from that of year III. Say: "_What is this picture about?...
Desirable Range Of Testing
There are two considerations here of equal importance. It is necessary to make the examination thorough, but in the pursuit of thoroughness we must be careful not to produce fatigue or ennui. Unless there is reason to suspect mental retardation, ...
PROCEDURE. Say to the child: "_I am going to read a sentence which has something foolish in it, some nonsense. I want you to listen carefully and tell me what is foolish about it._" Then read the sentences, rather slowly and in a matter-of-fact voic...
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