Quiz: Formative And Summative Assessment

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Assessment refers to an evaluation or analysis of something. For students, it means tracking their mental ability, understanding level and how well they grasp or learn. There are two types of assessment namely formative and summative which is done to monitor student's learning and getting feedback which can be used by teachers for improvement. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about assessments as well as, setting targets, writing objectives, reliability, and validity. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Teachers use formative assessment to improve instructional methods and student feedback throughout the teaching and learning process. What are the formative assessments?
    • A. 

      Entrance Exams

    • B. 

      On going assessments, reviews, and observations in a classroom.

    • C. 

      They are used to evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs.

    • D. 

      Judgments on/of student competency

  • 2. 
    What are summative assessments used to determine ? 
    • A. 

      Instructional methods and student feedback.

    • B. 

      If students have mastered specific competencies and to identify instructional areas that need additional attention.

    • C. 

      Valid instruction

    • D. 

      On going assignments, reviews, and observations.

  • 3. 
    There are different types of formative assessment. Name at least one type of assessment.
  • 4. 
    There are also different types of summative assessments. Name at least one type of assessment.
  • 5. 
    The results of a formative assessment are used to do what?
  • 6. 
    Using general targeted areas teachers can do what in their classroom?
  • 7. 
    A state test used to determine AYP is _______.
    • A. 

      Formative

    • B. 

      Both Summative and Formative

    • C. 

      Summative

    • D. 

      None

  • 8. 
    A classroom assessment used to measure the level of achievement on learning targets and subsequently to determine report card grades is _____.
    • A. 

      Summative

    • B. 

      Formative

    • C. 

      None

  • 9. 
    An interim district assessment used to measure the level of achievement towards state content standards to identify program needs is_____.
    • A. 

      Summative

    • B. 

      Formative

    • C. 

      None

  • 10. 
    A classroom assessment used by students to self-assess and set goals is _____.
    • A. 

      Summative

    • B. 

      Neither

    • C. 

      Formative