Generalist Ec-6 191 (Practice Test 1-incorrect)

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  • 1. 
    Scenario: Mr. Jetter organized a lesson to introduce sixth-grade students to the concept of marine habitats. As a focus activity he presented two 25-gallon aquariums. Aquarium A has a variety of aquatic plants, 10 snails, and 25 unique varieties of small fishes. Aquarium B contains a variety of aquatic plants, three snails, and five small fish of the same variety. To implement the lesson, he organized the students in groups of five. Once the groups were formed, students were asked to discuss the appropriateness of the combination of aquatic plants and number of animals. The ultimate goal is to predict the success of the habitats, including successful breeding among animals. Students also agreed that Aquarium B has a better chance of successful breeding among the fish. What information did students use to arrive at this conclusion
    • A. 

      The ratio of plants to fish

    • B. 

      The number of fish in each tank

    • C. 

      The size of the tanks

    • D. 

      The types of fishes in each tank

  • 2. 
    One of the best known models of scientific inquiry is the 5-E model. In this model, students go through five steps: engage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate. What is the main purpose of the "explore" component of the process?
    • A. 

      To guide students begin experimenting and gathering data about a scientific concept.

    • B. 

      To increase interest in the scientific principle studied

    • C. 

      To guide students present and share data with their classmates

    • D. 

      To capture the curiosity of the students

  • 3. 
    The Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians, and Assyrians were some of the civilizations that flourished in Mesopotamia—the land between the rivers. What rivers are being alluded to in this statement?
    • A. 

      Nile and Amazon

    • B. 

      Tigris and Euphrates

    • C. 

      Tigris and Euphrates

    • D. 

      Volga and Danube

  • 4. 
    Alternative assessment, such as verbal reports, laboratory practical exams, story writing, developing advertisements or brochures, constructing a concept map, creating drawings or models, developing a play or skit, can provide a better view of the students’ performance in science. Why are these assessment practices effective?
    • A. 

      They are student-centered, ongoing, and collected as part of daily instruction.

    • B. 

      They are student-centered, ongoing, and collected as part of daily instruction.

    • C. 

      They are easy to collect and analyze.

    • D. 

      They emphasize student weaknesses and should promote self-monitoring.

  • 5. 
    A rubric to rate the writing skills of children in first grade should not place heavy emphasis on the mastery of spelling because
    • A. 

      The use of phonemic and invented spelling is part of specific stages of writing development in

    • B. 

      The use of standard spelling is not important in the development of compositions.

    • C. 

      Spelling addresses visual memory and should not be given great value.

    • D. 

      The development of standard spelling requires students to use structural and phonics rules effectively.

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