Human Diversity and IQ Distribution


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Which of the following phrases best describes intelligence?

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1. Why is intelligence testing not usually applicable to adults?

2. June was born 6 years ago and is currently in the first grade. If June is found to be reading at a third grade level (that which is typical of children who are 8 years old), then her mental age is _____, which is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at where people fall in terms of their intelligence, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the characteristics of IQ distribution. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what intelligence is often defined as, as well as knowing what IQ stands for.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of intelligence
  • Meaning of IQ
  • How long a person has been alive
  • What every IQ score would look like if graphed

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding how long a person has been alive and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what every IQ score would look like if graphed
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases and terms, such as intelligence

Additional Learning

To find out if you are the genius you thought you were, review the corresponding lesson Human Diversity and IQ Distribution. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand how intelligence can be defined
  • Identify what intelligence testing is
  • Show the ways intelligence can be measured
  • Appreciate the difference between mental and chronological age
  • Describe how a bell curve distribution can show IQ scores