from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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.
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- n. a psychometric test of intelligence
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Problem solving is not an ability you can measure with confidence on an IQ or end-of-grade achievement test, yet it may be so much more relevant in life than a standardized score in spelling accuracy or an intelligence test component that requires a child to repeat numbers in the correct order.