A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 95 - 96 of 299

Question number: 95

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Define the following intelligence tests

a) Individual and Group tests (Mark 2)

b) Verbal and performance tests (Mark 2)

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a. An individual test is one that can be administered only at one person at a time (Simon-Binet)

Group intelligence tests were developed which could be administered on a group of individuals (Army Alpha and Army Beta)

b. A verbal test use written language for its items and therefore requires the examinees to be literate.

Performance tests claim to be suitably used at persons from different cultures and prefer to be called as culture-free, culture-fair, cultural-reduced and cross-cultural tests.

Question number: 96

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Differentiate type A and type B behavior pattern (Marks 2)

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Certain groups of people engage in cluster of behaviors in successful situations that seem to put them at considerable risk for CHD. These behaviors include excessive competitive drive, sense of always being pressured for time, impatience, incredible amounts of energy that may show up in an accelerated speech, motor activity and energy bursts. This set of behaviors which came to be called as Type a behavior pattern Certain groups of people are more relaxed, les concerned about deadlines, and seldom feels the pressure or perhaps the excitement of challenges or overriding ambition. This set of behaviors which came to be known as Type B behavior pattern. This both behavioral patterns was first identified by Meyer Friedman and Ray Rosenman

Differentiate type A and type B behavior pattern

Differentiate Type a and Type B Behavior Pattern