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What is Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences?

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Howard Gardner theorized that people exhibit intelligence in _____.

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1. A master chess player employs _____.

2. A person who learns mathematics better when he or she works through problem sets instead of listening to a lecture utilizes _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Multiple intelligences is the idea that there are many ways in which people learn. Test yourself on a few of them in this quiz by choosing which is demonstrated in a certain case, and selecting details about the theory put forth about these intelligences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you'll find questions that touch on the following objectives:

  • Recognize components of Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences
  • Apply the appropriate type of intelligence to various examples of personal strengths

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - answer questions about Howard Gardner's theory using the knowledge you gained from the lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply the multiple intelligences to several individual examples
  • Information recall - remember the type of intelligence exhibited by certain people, such as chess players

Additional Learning

Refer to the accompanying lesson called Multiple Intelligences to learn more. The lesson includes information about:

  • Why Howard Gardner's theory was groundbreaking
  • How the Theory of Multiple Intelligences has been applied to education
  • The eight types of multiple intelligences
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