intelligence test

noun

Definition of intelligence test

: a test designed to determine the relative mental capacity of a person

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Recent Examples on the Web In 2016, a 13-year study conducted in Mexico found that higher prenatal exposures to fluoride were associated with lower intelligence test scores for children later on. oregonlive, "Federal court battle could change fluoridation of water for millions," 9 June 2020 This 12-minute intelligence test consists of 50 multiple choice questions measuring cognitive ability, with the score reflecting the number of correct answers. Joshua D. Pitts, The Conversation, "Can an intelligence test forecast which quarterback draft prospects will have NFL success?," 22 Apr. 2020 To demonstrate the shortcoming, Tenenbaum and his collaborators built a kind of intelligence test for AI systems. Will Knight, Wired, "If AI's So Smart, Why Can't It Grasp Cause and Effect?," 9 Mar. 2020 Travis Bradberry is the co-author of the bestselling book Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and co-founder of TalentSmart, which provides emotional intelligence tests and training to corporate clients. Dr. Travis Bradberry, Quartz, "There are two types of happiness—and we’re chasing the wrong one," 4 Oct. 2019 Travis Bradberry is the co-author of the bestselling book Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and co-founder of TalentSmart, which provides emotional intelligence tests and training to corporate clients. Dr. Travis Bradberry, Quartz, "There are two types of happiness—and we’re chasing the wrong one," 4 Oct. 2019 Travis Bradberry is the co-author of the bestselling book Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and co-founder of TalentSmart, which provides emotional intelligence tests and training to corporate clients. Dr. Travis Bradberry, Quartz, "There are two types of happiness—and we’re chasing the wrong one," 4 Oct. 2019 Travis Bradberry is the co-author of the bestselling book Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and co-founder of TalentSmart, which provides emotional intelligence tests and training to corporate clients. Dr. Travis Bradberry, Quartz, "There are two types of happiness—and we’re chasing the wrong one," 4 Oct. 2019 Travis Bradberry is the co-author of the bestselling book Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and co-founder of TalentSmart, which provides emotional intelligence tests and training to corporate clients. Dr. Travis Bradberry, Quartz, "There are two types of happiness—and we’re chasing the wrong one," 4 Oct. 2019

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1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Intelligence test.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intelligence%20test. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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intelligence test

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English Language Learners Definition of intelligence test

: a test designed to measure a person's intelligence

intelligence test

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Medical Definition of intelligence test

: a test designed to determine the relative mental capacity of a person to learn — compare achievement test, aptitude test

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