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  • 1. 

    The test primarily assess abilities in English, mathematics, and reading and in other disciplines such as foreign language, science, computer internet and?

    • A.

      Housing

    • B.

      Agriculture

    • C.

      Technology

    • D.

      Health

    Correct Answer
    D. Health
    Explanation
    The test primarily assesses abilities in English, mathematics, and reading, as well as in other disciplines such as foreign language, science, computer internet, and health. This suggests that health is one of the subjects that the test evaluates.

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  • 2. 

    The goal is to offer low-scoring students remedial coursework so that they can undertake regular coursework, the common test is often administered online which are?

    • A.

      Multiple-choice test

    • B.

      Computer-adaptive

    • C.

      None of the above

    • D.

      A & B only

    Correct Answer
    D. A & B only
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A & B only. Multiple-choice tests and computer-adaptive tests are often administered online to offer low-scoring students remedial coursework. Multiple-choice tests allow students to choose from a set of options, while computer-adaptive tests adapt to the student's performance by adjusting the difficulty level of the questions based on their previous responses. Therefore, A & B only are the appropriate options for online administration of the common test in order to provide remedial coursework to low-scoring students.

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  • 3. 

    Historical, placement tests also served additional purposes such as providing individual instructors a prediction of each student's likely academic success?

    • A.

      Introducing Students to course material

    • B.

      Sorting students

    • C.

      Homogenous skill

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Placement tests in history have served multiple purposes, including introducing students to course material, sorting students based on their abilities, and identifying students with similar skill levels. These tests not only helped students become familiar with the content they would be studying but also allowed instructors to predict each student's academic success. By sorting students based on their abilities and grouping them with others of similar skill levels, instructors could tailor their teaching methods and provide appropriate support to ensure the success of each student. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 4. 

    The PERT is aligned with postsecondary school readiness competencies identified by Florida faculty as necessary for success in entry-level college credit coursework. PERT assessment system includes?

    • A.

      Placement and Diagnostic

    • B.

      Tests in Mathematics

    • C.

      Test in Reading and Writing

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The PERT assessment system includes placement and diagnostic tests in mathematics, as well as a test in reading and writing. These tests are aligned with the postsecondary school readiness competencies identified by Florida faculty as necessary for success in entry-level college credit coursework. By including all of these components, the PERT assessment system aims to comprehensively evaluate students' readiness for college-level coursework in multiple areas.

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  • 5. 

    PERT placement is administered to students in public high school and Florida College System institutions to determine readiness for the intermediate test?

    • A.

      Algebra and Freshman Composition

    • B.

      Speaking and Wiring

    • C.

      Aptitude and Writing

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Algebra and Freshman Composition
    Explanation
    PERT placement is administered to students in public high school and Florida College System institutions to determine their readiness for the intermediate test in Algebra and Freshman Composition. This test helps assess whether students have the necessary skills and knowledge in these subjects to proceed to the next level of education.

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  • 6. 

    Based on the recent legislation, a student who entered 9th grade in a Florida public school in the 2003-04 school year after, earned a?

    • A.

      Florida Standard high school diploma

    • B.

      High school Diploma

    • C.

      Diploma Certificate

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Florida Standard high school diploma
    Explanation
    Based on the recent legislation, a student who entered 9th grade in a Florida public school in the 2003-04 school year would have earned a Florida Standard high school diploma. This is because the legislation refers to the specific type of diploma awarded to students who completed their high school education in Florida public schools during that time period. The other options, such as "High school Diploma" and "Diploma Certificate," are not mentioned in the legislation and therefore cannot be considered as the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    The student placed into developmental education has an opportunity to take the PERT diagnostic to identify the specific deficiency. What are the level tests using PERT in an individual?

    • A.

      Pattern recognizing test

    • B.

      Writing Test

    • C.

      Diagnostic test

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Diagnostic test
    Explanation
    The PERT diagnostic test is used to identify specific deficiencies in a student's skills. It is not a pattern recognizing or writing test. Therefore, the correct answer is Diagnostic test.

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  • 8. 

    For High school students who do not meet the college-ready cut score on the PERT, the high school must offer those students postsecondary?

    • A.

      Reading instruction

    • B.

      Preparatory instruction

    • C.

      Speaking instruction

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Preparatory instruction
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Preparatory instruction." This is because high school students who do not meet the college-ready cut score on the PERT (Postsecondary Education Readiness Test) need additional instruction to prepare them for college. Preparatory instruction refers to courses or programs that help students improve their skills and knowledge in specific areas to meet college readiness standards. This can include remedial classes, tutoring, or other forms of academic support to help students bridge the gap between high school and college-level expectations.

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  • 9. 

    If an 11th grader does not have FCAT Math or Algebra 1 end of course scores, is he/she required to take the PERT Math?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Maybe

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    An 11th grader who does not have FCAT Math or Algebra 1 end of course scores is not required to take the PERT Math.

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  • 10. 

    Placement testing policies may include a host of related areas. Experts consider testing requirements to be important because as community college and student engagement, “students don’t do optional” which expert said this?

    • A.

      Paul Louis

    • B.

      Shawn Combs

    • C.

      Jon Bellion

    • D.

      Kay McClenney

    Correct Answer
    D. Kay McClenney
    Explanation
    Kay McClenney is the expert who said that testing requirements are important because students don't do optional.

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