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1)   in·tel·li·gent  (n-tl-jnt)
    adj.         What is intelligence?
    1. Having intelligence.
    2. Having a high degree of intelligence; mentally acute.
    3. Showing sound judgment and rationality: an intelligent decision; an intelligent solution to the         problem.
    4. Appealing to the intellect; intellectual: a film with witty and intelligent dialogue.
    5. Computer Science Having certain data storage and processing capabilities: an intelligent terminal; intelligence

2) Compare the early and contemporary theories of intelligence.
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Early theories of intelligence considers problem solving, critical analysis and logic as a unit to determine a person's intelligence. In contemporary theories, it breaks intelligence into components or separate abilities. For example, a person can be musically inclined but is not very good at problem solving. Thus, a person can be intelligent in more than one category.
                  3)   How do we measure intelligence?
  http://www.ehow.com/how_6598541_measure-intelligence.html                                                           You measure intelligence mainly in two ways, both of which involve tests. Take a standardized test administered by a professional, or take one of the many online tests. The former are more valid, but you have to make an appointment to see a psychologist or a school counselor qualified to administer and interpret the test. As of 2008, the most widely accepted test was the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, according to socialsecurity.gov/disability.
Measure verbal intelligence with the WAIS verbal scales. According to career-and-test.com, these measurements include English vocabulary, comprehension, general knowledge and common sense, and simple arithmetic. Also measured is spatial...