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Intelligence Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Analytical - critical - great with theory - curious - loves to learn - often go into science areas - competent - most self critical - fear of failure - conscious of the credentials of others - learn by challenging authority - can hurt feelings






2. Either 2 of a continuum...'either this or that'






3. Tendency to think of an object of only functioning in one way (two pencils - no ruler)






4. Every generations IQ increases by 20 points due to nutrition - faster pace of life - schooling - etc.






5. Drawing conclusions based on most available/remembered information (after reading about the holocaust all day - you think its the most important event in history)






6. Come at information from different perspectives after 1 day - 1 week - 1 month and 4 months in order to remember it






7. Organization - detail - sequential - awesome decision makers - quiet - serious - stable - dependable - structure - schedule - work comes first - give appearance of being cool and aloof - no frills - slow to change






8. Measurement of inter/intra personal skills






9. Using problem solving methods that have worked in the past instead of formulating new ones (same football plays - no new ones)






10. Norms that indicate where in the distribution a score lies






11. Consistency of measurement






12. Estimating probability based on preexisting prototypes rather than evidence (a tall guy is probably a basketball player)






13. The mental activities involved in aquiring - storing - retrieving - and using knowledge






14. Tendency to seek out information that confirms preexisting beliefs; seeing only your solution in all evidence (racist says blacks cause all problems)






15. Step three: asks wether generated solutions solved the problem






16. Enjoy interacting with others but it drains their energy - find quiet - tend to not like phone calls - share special occasions with one or very few numbers of people -can't study with noise - fore thinkers -






17. Big picture people. take in information from 6th sense - future and possibility intrigued - want to change the world - they may be restless living in world as it is - learn best in illustrations - or metaphors - big on imagination - always looking fo






18. Step one: lays groundwork; defines goal - identifies facts - etc.






19. Change oriented - empathizers - outgoing - people oriented - leader types - popular - charming - persuasive - people are highest priority - are aware of interpersonal dynamics in social settings -high need to please - strong fluency with language






20. Three step process that moves from the given state (the problem) to a goal state (the solution)






21. Starts with solution and works backward; you decide you want to be a doctor - you then take the steps to get there






22. Relay center - sensory information and motor functions






23. People oriented - idealistic - cause oriented - see possibilities - meaning in life - great impact on the world - integrity is important - harmony is important - personalize criticism - can't stand phony people - usually not motivated by money - like






24. Generating a large number of possible solutions






25. The ability to think about thinking






26. The ability to produce valued outcomes in a novel way






27. Narrowing down a list of alternatives to a single answer (SATS - IQ tests - etc.)






28. Seeing unique or different solutions to a problem






29. Like to keep options open - can just let things happen - flexible - open-ended - no trouble interrupting work to play - playful and less serious - put amazing energy into a project that captivates them - not unusual for them to procrastinate






30. A representation of a group or category that shares similar characteristics






31. Strategies - or simple rules - used in problem solving and decision making that do not guarantee a solution - but offer a likely short cut to it






32. Asseses what the test actually measures






33. Specific concepts are grouped as subcategories into broader concepts (example: dog-->animals)






34. Detail oriented - closure wanting - highly organized - procedure for everything - neat - strongest work ethic - don't like asking for help - save money - must feel useful - stable - traditionalist - occupations seek them - loyal






35. Solver determines what measure would make the solution come faster; you discover studying gives you good grades






36. Short term memory into long term memory happens during REM sleep - brain decides what to pay attention to - figures out where to put new material - recalling spatial relationships






37. Hard for them to wait for gratification - tend to live for today - light-hearted - impulsive - action oriented - enormous energy in a crisis - want to test limits - risk takers - can lose themselves in interesting projects






38. The ratio of mental age to actual age times 100; measures your intellectual acheivement






39. Brain's overriding function






40. Complex problems are broken into smaller mini problems which act as stepping stones to get to the overall goal






41. Ability to gain knowledge and solve problems






42. Below average mental functioning






43. Pay attention to what sensors tell them - facts - literal - detail oriented - sequence - down to earth - no nonsense - practical - accuracy - strong work ethic






44. Step two: generating hypothesis






45. A set of steps that - if followed correctly - will eventually solve the problem






46. Ability to move into other ways - but you always come back to your pattern






47. The feel good theory; 8 different intelligences; accepted among educators






48. You remember things that present an emotional response - process information into long term memory - colors your experiences - emotions - fear






49. Strong need for sociability - know lots of people - like to think and solve problems in groups - figure out what they want to say as they are talking






50. Mentally retarded in some areas and gifted in others