any of various tests, as the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale or the Stanford-Binet test, designed to measure the intellectual capacity of a person.
- Compare achievement test.
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How to use intelligence test in a sentence
People whose thoughts drift more often also tend to perform worse on general intelligence tests.
Terman created the Stanford component of the widely used Stanford-Binet intelligence test.
Prior to kindergarten, the children participating all took some variety of intelligence test or achievement test.
The intelligence test is based on the new French Sûreté test for mentally deficient criminals.Day of the Moron | Henry Beam Piper
Furthermore, a list of questions has been commonly used for an "intelligence test."Crime: Its Cause and Treatment | Clarence Darrow
Again, it is not a kind of examination of the nature of an intelligence test, though this mistake is common in certain circles.Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology | C. G. Jung
The brief intelligence test is not only more enlightening than the examination; it is also more hygienic.The Measurement of Intelligence | Lewis Madison Terman
He had yet to see an intelligence test too tricky for him to eat alive.Astounding Stories, August, 1931 | Various
British Dictionary definitions for intelligence test
any of a number of tests designed to measure a person's mental skills: See also Binet-Simon scale
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