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Quiz:  Memory and Intelligence


 

This information gathered for this quiz comes from Psychology 101, Chapter 6: Memory, Intelligence and States of Mind

 


Directions:  Respond to the following items with either true or false.  When you have responded to all items, click the Score button at the bottom of the page.


1.

The three processes involved in memory include encoding, storage and retrieval.
    True
    False

2.

We can hold approximately 3 to four bits of information in our short term memory.
    True
    False

3.

Nondeclaritive memory includes, among other things, the memory of factual knowledge such as vocabulary and mathematics.
    True
    False

4.

Displacement refers to the phenomenon of new information pushing old information out of short term memory.
    True
    False

5. 

The first workable intelligence test was developed by Alfred Binet for the purpose of testing children entering school.
    True
    False

6.

Average IQ is said to be between 90 and 109.
    True
    False

7.

Crystallized intelligence, according to Cattell, refers to factual knowledge similar to what could be learned in school.
    True
    False

8.

Spearman referred to general intelligence as 'g' and specific intelligence as 'g1', 'g2', 'g3', etc..
    True
    False

9.

Sensory memory typically only lasts a second or two.
    True
    False

10.

The idea that information presented first in a list is easier to remember because of the recency. effect.
    True
    False


 

 

 

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