intelligence test

noun Psychology.
any of various tests, as the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale or the Stanford-Binet test, designed to measure the intellectual capacity of a person.


Origin:
1910–15

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intelligence test
 
n
See also Binet-Simon scale any of a number of tests designed to measure a person's mental skills

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intelligence test

series of tasks designed to measure the capacity to make abstractions, to learn, and to deal with novel situations

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Example sentences
It revealed the rising trend line in intelligence test scores.
Furthermore, any intelligence test will probably identify people based on
  economic status, not thought process.
His efforts to create a new intelligence test have not been crowned with easy
  victory.
Intriguingly, these bright students did much worse when they considered it an
  intelligence test.
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