Culture Fair Test Essay

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3.5.1 Cattell’s Culture fair test of Intelligence:
The investigator employed ‘Culture Fair’ test of general mental ability constructed by cattell (Test of ‘g’: Culture Fair, Scale 3, From A) for measuring intelligence of all subjects. This test was chosen in preference to some other available tests primarily because it is a culture fair test. Unlike other widely used test it is less affected by the vagaries of place and time. The constructor of the test claims that the test measure “ individual intelligence” in a manner designed to reduce, as much as possible, the influence of verbal fluency, cultural climate, and educational level (Measuring intelligence with the Culture Fair Test, Manual for scale 2 and 3, 1973, p.5). Scale 3 of the test could profitably be employed for the present study as it is usable on children beyond the age of 12.9 years to 15.9 years, and the subjects of the study were school pupils of class VIII varing in age from 13 to 16 years. The facility in the administration of the test will be also one of the positive considerations. The test is so designed that it can be conveniently administered in a group situation and no special
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3.5.2 Reliability Of The Culture Fair Test:
Method of Evaluation

Average Reliabilities Assess Sample Description of Sample Full Test
(A+B) Short Form
Consistency Over Items (calculated by a variety of methods including split half and appropriate internal consistency formulas) 0.85 0.72 1477 males and females (students)
Consistency Over Parts (inform correlations corrected to appropriate length 0.82 0.70 402 males and females (high school students)
(test-retest correlations, time interval varying from immediate to one week) 0.82 0.69 1323 males and females
( students)

3.5.3 Validities Of The Culture Fair Test:
Method of

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