List of Tests in The United States - Ability/ Achievement Tests - IQ Tests

IQ Tests

  • Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales (SB5)
  • Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS)
  • Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC)
  • Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI)
  • Otis-Lennon School Ability Test
  • Differential Ability Scales (DAS)
  • Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Cognitive Abilities (WJ)

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