Edf1005 Quiz 5

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Edf1005 Quiz 5

Quiz on Chapter 5 and week five readings


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Norm-referenced tests
    • A. 

      Can be harmful to low-achieving students

    • B. 

      Tests constructed by classroom teachers to determine individual programs of study

    • C. 

      Studied how time is spent in schools and how efficiently schools use time

    • D. 

      The Stanford 9 Test and the Scholastic Assessment Test

  • 2. 
    Tracking
    • A. 

      The Stanford 9 Test and the Scholastic Assessment Test

    • B. 

      Ests constructed by classroom teachers to determine individual programs of study

    • C. 

      Studied how time is spent in schools and how efficiently schools use time

    • D. 

      Can be harmful to low-achieving students

  • 3. 
    Jeannie Oakes
    • A. 

      Studied how time is spent in schools and how efficiently schools use time

    • B. 

      Author of The Adolescent Society

    • C. 

      Strong advocate of detracking

    • D. 

      Describes teachers as gatekeepers, determining who talks, when, and for how long

  • 4. 
    John Goodlad
    • A. 

      Describes teachers as gatekeepers, determining who talks, when, and for how long

    • B. 

      Studied how time is spent in schools and how efficiently schools use time

    • C. 

      Conducted ethnographic study that revealed a strong anti-achievement climate among some African-American high school students

    • D. 

      Strong advocate of detracking

  • 5. 
    Philip Jackson
    • A. 

      Describes teachers as gatekeepers, determining who talks, when, and for how long

    • B. 

      Author of The Good High School, a presentation of effective schools

    • C. 

      Conducted ethnographic study that revealed a strong anti-achievement climate among some African-American high school students

    • D. 

      Describes communication and friendship patterns of peer groups in schools

  • 6. 
    Signithia Fordham and John Ogbu
    • A. 

      Describes communication and friendship patterns of peer groups in schools

    • B. 

      Describes teachers as gatekeepers, determining who talks, when, and for how long

    • C. 

      Conducted ethnographic study that revealed a strong anti-achievement climate among some African-American high school students

    • D. 

      Author of The Good High School, a presentation of effective schools

  • 7. 
    Homework
    • A. 

      Tests constructed by classroom teachers to determine individual programs of study

    • B. 

      Can be harmful to low-achieving students

    • C. 

      Corrected regularly, correlates positively with student achievement

    • D. 

      More and more is encouraged by today's aware parent

  • 8. 
    James Coleman
    • A. 

      Conducted ethnographic study that revealed a strong anti-achievement climate among some African-American high school students

    • B. 

      Author of The Adolescent Society

    • C. 

      Describes communication and friendship patterns of peer groups in schools

    • D. 

      Studied how time is spent in schools and how efficiently schools use time

  • 9. 
    In Life in Classrooms, Philip Jackson characterizes school life as
    • A. 

      Busy teachers working with students often forced to delay or deny their needs

    • B. 

      Passive teachers attempting to repress students’ needs

    • C. 

      Busy teachers working with equally active students

    • D. 

      Passive teachers responding effectively to numerous student needs

  • 10. 
    Philip Jackson researched teacher interactions in the classroom and concluded
    • A. 

      Trying to improve community and parental relations takes time away from classroom planning and analysis

    • B. 

      Planning careful lessons that involve all learners is a time-consuming and often thankless job

    • C. 

      The high number of teacher-student interactions that occur in class underscores the rapid pace of classroom discourse

    • D. 

      Teacher-student interactions are characterized by careful thought and reflection.

  • 11. 
    A middle school that divides students into three different “houses” to promote closer student-teacher connections is enacting one of the reforms urged in
    • A. 

      Turning Points: Preparing American Youth for the 21st Century

    • B. 

      Pygmalion in the Classroom

    • C. 

      The Adolescent Society

    • D. 

      A Nation at Risk

  • 12. 
    The _______was not a place of public worship. It was the shrine for the neter (wrongly translated as god), who represented some specific aspect of the One God.
    • A. 

      Edubba

    • B. 

      Egyptian temple

    • C. 

      Ziggurat

    • D. 

      Ashram

  • 13. 
    In the Middle Kingdom the first indication of a ________appears, on the tomb of Kheti, a nomarch at Asyut.
    • A. 

      Inner sanctum

    • B. 

      Religious purpose for the temple

    • C. 

      "Great Seat"

    • D. 

      House of instruction

  • 14. 
    Nomarchs were the semi-feudal rulers of Ancient Egyptian provinces
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    During the New (Egyptian) Kingdom there were at least two schools in Babylon, one in the Mut Temple, the other at the back of the Ramesseum
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The ____________ was a small brick house that the god was supposed to visit periodically.
    • A. 

      Egyptian Temple

    • B. 

      Edubba

    • C. 

      Sumerian temple

    • D. 

      Temple library

  • 17. 
    Mesopotamian temple platforms are called____________.
    • A. 

      Ashrams

    • B. 

      Ziggurats

    • C. 

      Pyramids

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Ashram

    • B. 

      Pyramid

    • C. 

      Ziggurat

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 19. 
    Truth-telling and fair-dealing were offered as social desirable and more advantageous than lying and injustice. Justice, wisdom, obedience, humanity and restraint were offered as components of the well-ordered life.
    • A. 

      Hammurabi's Code

    • B. 

      The Books of Instruction

    • C. 

      The Epic of Gilgamesh

    • D. 

      The Wisdom Literature

  • 20. 
    In Mesopotamia, young men did not usually choose their own careers, instead, they very often followed in the family trade or profession, even up to the highest offices in the land, with the blessing of the king, of course.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    In Mesopotamia, the centre of intellectual activity and training was the library, which was usually housed in a temple under the supervision of influential priests.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    "If an artisan take a son for adoption and teach him his handicraft, one may not bring claim for him. If he does not teach him his handicraft, that adopted son may return to his father's house." This is from:
    • A. 

      The Books of Instruction

    • B. 

      The Wisdom Literature

    • C. 

      The Epic of Gilgamesh

    • D. 

      Hammurabi's Code

  • 23. 
    Do no be arrogant because of your knowledge, but confer with the ignorant man as with the learned, for the limit of skills has not been attained, and there is no craftsman who has (fully) acquired his mastery. /Good speech is more hidden than malachite, yet it is found in the possession of women slaves at the millstones.
    • A. 

      The Books of Instruction

    • B. 

      The Wisdom Literature

    • C. 

      The Epic of Gilgamesh

    • D. 

      Hammurabi's Code

  • 24. 
    Generally speaking, however, true civilization is said to have begun in __________around 3100 BCE with the development of cuneiform writing.
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      Mesopotamia

    • C. 

      Persia

    • D. 

      Harrupian India

  • 25. 
    _____________was an historical king of Uruk in Babylonia, on the River Euphrates in modern Iraq; he lived about 2700 B.C.
    • A. 

      Xerxes

    • B. 

      Cyrus

    • C. 

      Menes

    • D. 

      Gilgamesh

  • 26. 
    For if you do not grant me the Bull of Heaven, I will pull down the Gates of Hell itself, Crush the door posts and flatten the door, and I will let the dead leave And let the dead roam the earth and they shall eat the living.The dead will overwhelm all the living!
    • A. 

      The Books of Instruction

    • B. 

      The Wisdom Literature

    • C. 

      Hammurabi's Code

    • D. 

      Epic of Gilgamesh

  • 27. 
    Archaeologists use this term to refer to ceramic pot sherds with inscriptions on them, the inscriptions placed after the pot was broken and thus separate from normal decoration. These were used in many of the classic civilizations
    • A. 

      Papyri

    • B. 

      Ostraca

    • C. 

      Hieroglyphs

    • D. 

      Cuneiforms

  • 28. 
    ____________is first known to have been used in ancient Egypt (at least as far back as the First dynasty), but it was also used throughout the Mediterranean region. Ancient Egypt used this plant for boats, mattresses, mats, and paper.
    • A. 

      Cuneiform

    • B. 

      Heiroglyphs

    • C. 

      Ostraca

    • D. 

      Papyrus

  • 29. 
    In a fully detracked school, most instruction is provided in heterogeneous groups.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Pygmalion in the Classroom, a 1969 publication by Rosenthal and Jacobson, supports the premise that student achievement can be increased when teachers
    • A. 

      Use their academic teaching time more efficiently

    • B. 

      Organize their classrooms effectively so that management problems and disruptions are minimized

    • C. 

      Believe that students can effectively meet their academic challenges

    • D. 

      E. move their academic efforts into the community, involving students in more meaningful activities that have obvious social benefits

  • 31. 
    Raphaela Best’s study of peer groups revealed that
    • A. 

      Boys and girls begin elementary school in separate cultures, but as they progress through school, academic work and extracurricular programs pull them closer together

    • B. 

      Boys and girls communicate with each other far more than most people realize, yet these communications, even at the elementary level, are basically about social interests and dating

    • C. 

      As teachers immerse themselves more in peer group dynamics, they lose their academic focus and both girls and boys lose out

    • D. 

      The boys who are excluded from the dominant male peer group exhibit social, emotional, and academic problems

  • 32. 
    In Ancient Mesopotamia, formal education was practical and aimed to train scribes and priests. It was extended from basic reading, writing, and religion to higher learning in law, medicine, and astrology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    In Ancient Mesopotamia,the center of intellectual activity and training was the_______________, which was usually housed in a temple under the supervision of influential priests.
    • A. 

      Hypostyle

    • B. 

      Ziggurat

    • C. 

      Library

    • D. 

      None of these