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Question 1 1. A _____ is an attribute (such as self-esteem, motivation and language proficiency) that is inferred from consistent behavior.

Question 2 2. All of the following are considered uses of standardized assessments EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. Under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, _____.

Question 4 4. _____ assessments are constructed by experts and published for use in schools.

Question 5 5. All of the following are ways to compare one test-taker score to a population of test-taker scores, EXCEPT:

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Question 6 6. Validity is defined as _____.

Question 7 7. Study the examples below, and choose which one is the most appropriate for use of the mode, instead of the mean or median.

Question 8 8. Mr. Thomas uses an assessment to evaluate his students' knowledge and abilities in Art. He is using a _____ assessment.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT considered a misuse of standardized assessments?

Question 10 10. A school principal wants to know the cost and length of time needed to administer an exam. This refers to the _____ of the exam.

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Question 11 11. Informal assessments should be used when _____.

Question 12 12. All of the following are examples of how information is collected for an ecological assessment, EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. Standardized assessments should not replace end-of-course exams because _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of information that might be included in an ecological assessment?

Question 15 15. Scores that indicate the level of knowledge or skills a student possesses in a specific area are referred to as _____.

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Question 16 16. Which is an example of an informal assessment?

Question 17 17. When most people in a group have test scores in a certain range, but a single person has an extreme score that's very different, the single, different score is called a(n) _____.

Question 18 18. An assessment is the process of making _____ about a student's knowledge and abilities.

Question 19 19. When the shape of a distribution has a large rounded peak tapering away at each end, it is called a _____.

Question 20 20. A percentile rank of 60 indicates that _____.

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Question 21 21. The most important quality of a good assessment is _____.

Question 22 22. A group of ten students take a test and they all get an A. Which of the following statistical results would be true for this group?

Question 23 23. You have been asked to create a presentation explaining the disadvantages of standardized testing. Which of the following will you include?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT considered a statistic of summary?

Question 25 25. Scores that compare one student's performance to the average performance of other students are referred to as _____.

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Question 26 26. A formal, teacher-made assessment should be used to answer which of the following questions?

Question 27 27. Which of the following validity coefficients would indicate a highly predictive assessment?

Question 28 28. A school wants to determine if an assessment has reliability over time. They administer the same assessment at the beginning of a school year and at the end. The school is assessing _____ reliability.

Question 29 29. The normal distribution shows the _____ and _____ of scores.

Question 30 30. Mrs. Gregg uses an assessment to evaluate children's knowledge and abilities formed in pre-school and in the home. She is using a _____ assessment.

Assessments of Learning: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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