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Alfred Binet: Theories & Impact on Intelligence Testing in Education

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Scholastic aptitude is another name for _____.

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1. _____ designed the first intelligence test.

2. Why was the first intelligence test designed?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of Binet's theory of measuring intelligence and its implementation in educational settings. Topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include Binet's approach to intelligence testing and the results of such testing.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Another term for scholastic aptitude
  • Who designed the first intelligence test
  • The purpose of the first intelligence test
  • The term used to describe a person's age in relation to how long he/she has been alive
  • The term used to describe a person's age as dictated by the results of an intelligence test

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding Binet's beliefs about and approach to measuring intelligence
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about aptitude in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding intelligence tests and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Binet's tests identified at-risk students

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Alfred Binet: Theories & Impact on Intelligence Testing in Education. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify Alfred Binet
  • Define intelligence
  • Describe Binet's intelligence test
  • Discuss the impact of Binet's test on the measurement of aptitude
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