Test And Classroom Assessment Strategies! Trivia Quiz

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Test And Classroom Assessment Strategies! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The degree to which an item or test measures that which it is intended to measure is called its
    • A. 

      Validity

    • B. 

      Reliability

    • C. 

      Homogeneity

    • D. 

      Central tendency

    • E. 

      Formal assessment

  • 2. 
    A test that is said to be criterion-referenced is constructed so that
    • A. 

      The majority of students attain a C grade

    • B. 

      No student can possibly attain a perfect score

    • C. 

      Any student will attain a perfect score if that student has mastered the objectives

    • D. 

      Any student’s score can be compared to scores of other students and that student’s grade is determined from that comparison.

  • 3. 
    The authors of our text recommend that when a major test is not going to take an entire class period,
    • A. 

      It should not be given at all

    • B. 

      It should be given at the end of the period

    • C. 

      It should be given at the beginning of the period

    • D. 

      It should be given during the middle of the period

    • E. 

      It should be given at the start of the period and each student should be allowed to leave class whenever the student finishes the test

  • 4. 
    For a test of 10- multiple choice items and 2 short-explanation items, students should be given at least ___ minutes of testing time.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      45

    • E. 

      60

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following test item types is NOT recommended for use in arriving at grades?
    • A. 

      Essay

    • B. 

      True-false

    • C. 

      Arrangement

    • D. 

      Multiple choice

  • 6. 
    When writing multiple choice type items, each of the following is a recommendation except one. Which one is NOT a recommendation?
    • A. 

      There should be the same number of alternatives for every time.

    • B. 

      Alternatives should be arranged in column, rather than in paragraph form.

    • C. 

      Avoid using alternatives that include absolute terms such as “never” and “all.”

    • D. 

      When there is variation in the length of the alternatives, the alternatives should be arranged in order of length.

  • 7. 
    Using a normal curve in grading implies that the teacher
    • A. 

      Will make judgments about assigning grades

    • B. 

      Is using a fair and impartial grading system

    • C. 

      Has a class comprised of learners of average ability

    • D. 

      Will know in advance of testing how many A, B, C, D, and F grades will be given

  • 8. 
    The avenues available for assessing a student’s achievement in learning include all but which one of the following?
    • A. 

      What the student says

    • B. 

      What the student does

    • C. 

      What the student writes

    • D. 

      What the student thinks

  • 9. 
    If the writer of a multiple choice test is unaware, for items with four options each it is likely that there will be more correct answers in the ____ option position.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Fifth

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

    • E. 

      Second

  • 10. 
    This test is an example of
    • A. 

      Unreliable sampling

    • B. 

      Unreliable sampling

    • C. 

      Diagnostic assessment

    • D. 

      Summative evaluation

  • 11. 
     A student’s final grade for a course is an example of
    • A. 

      Preassessment

    • B. 

      Formative evaluation

    • C. 

      Diagnostic assessment

    • D. 

      Summative evaluation

  • 12. 
    When talking with a parent or guardian about his or her child’s progress in your course, each of the following is an acceptable guideline except one. Which one is NOT an acceptable guideline?
    • A. 

      Remain calm in your discussion

    • B. 

      Suggest ways of helping the child at home

    • C. 

      Talk about other individual students in comparison with that parent’s child

    • D. 

      Keep what you have to say objective and to the point of the student’s work in your class

  • 13. 
    The primary reason for using pre-assessment is to
    • A. 

      Supply corrective feedback during instruction

    • B. 

      Help re-focus attention on the desired learning outcomes

    • C. 

      Identify students’ knowledge and skill levels prior to the start of instruction

    • D. 

      Review important information before transferring information to new situations

  • 14. 
    The main reason for using formative assessment is to
    • A. 

      Discover what students have learned up to that point of instruction

    • B. 

      Provide objective data about student learning to the school principal

    • C. 

      Determine what students have learned as the result of a unit of instruction

    • D. 

      Discover what the students know or think they know before instruction begins

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Direct assessment

    • B. 

      Quality assessment

    • C. 

      Aligned assessment

    • D. 

      Alternative assessment

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Essay

    • B. 

      Matching

    • C. 

      True-false

    • D. 

      Multiple choice

  • 17. 
    If you were to hold auditions for a part is a school play and you knew that at least 50 students would show up for the audition to demonstrate their talents and to compete for the 10 speaking parts, which one of the following types of assessments would be most appropriate and practical to use?
    • A. 

      Essay

    • B. 

      Performance

    • C. 

      Long term project

    • D. 

      Completiong drawing

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Portfolio

    • B. 

      Performance

    • C. 

      Multiple choice test

    • D. 

      Completion statement test

  • 19. 
    One limitation to the use of portfolio assessment is
    • A. 

      It provides opportunity for bluffing

    • B. 

      It may place too much emphasis on memorizing

    • C. 

      It provides a broad picture of what the student knows and can do

    • D. 

      Conclusions drawn from it can be heavily influenced by the evaluator