IQ, short for intelligence quotient, is a measure of a person’s reasoning ability. In short, it is supposed to gauge how well someone can use information and logic to answer questions or make predictions.
IQ tests begin to assess this by measuring short- and long-term memory. They also measure how well people can solve puzzles and recall information they’ve heard — and how quickly!!!
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Scroll down to see the answer. Every student can learn, no matter how intelligent. But some students struggle in school because of a weakness in one specific area of intelligence. These students often benefit from special education programs.
There, they get extra help in the areas where they’re struggling. IQ tests can help teachers figure out which students would benefit from such extra help.
Chess is a game of skill and strategy. Intelligence helps, but so does caring about it and having the perseverance to slowly build skills. IQ tests also can help identify students who would do well in fast-paced “gifted education” programs.
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Many colleges and universities also use exams similar to IQ tests to select students. And the U.S. government — including its military — uses IQ tests when choosing who to hire. These tests help predict which people would make good leaders, or be better at certain specific skills.