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intelligence test

n.
A standardized test used to establish an intelligence level rating by measuring a subject's ability to form concepts, solve problems, acquire information, reason, and perform other intellectual operations.

intelligence test

n
(Psychology) any of a number of tests designed to measure a person's mental skills. See also Binet-Simon scale

intel′ligence test`


n.
any of various tests designed to measure the relative intellectual capacity of a person.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intelligence test - a psychometric test of intelligence; "they used to think that intelligence is what an intelligence test tests"
mental test, mental testing, psychometric test, test - any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc; "the test was standardized on a large sample of students"
Stanford-Binet test - revision of the Binet-Simon Scale
Binet-Simon Scale - the first intelligence test
Translations

intelligence test

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