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intelligence test

noun, Psychology
1.
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.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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British Dictionary definitions for intelligence test

intelligence test

noun
1.
any of a number of tests designed to measure a person's mental skills See also Binet-Simon scale
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Encyclopedia Article for 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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