53 True or False?

Remember – don’t just answer True or False, see how much you can remember about each topic.


  1. Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder.
  2. In a normal distribution, most scores are toward the low end.
  3. If a new intelligence test turned out to measure patience rather than intelligence, it would have high construct validity.
  4. Eugenicists believe that people with low intelligence should be deterred from having children.
  5. A word is the smallest unit of sound that makes a meaningful difference in a language.
  6. Babbling is the same as talking.
  7. Convergent thinking seeks to find a single, correct answer.
  8. Spearman believed that there were many specific intelligences but no general intelligence factor.
  9. Wernicke’s area is responsible for language comprehension.
  10. The concept of linguistic relativity refers to the fact that some languages are harder to learn than others.


  1. true
  2. false
  3. false
  4. true
  5. false
  6. false
  7. true
  8. false
  9. true
  10. false



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