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Interpreting Assessment Data for Gifted Students Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The normal distribution shows the _____ and _____ of scores.

Question 2 2. According to the 68-95-99.7 rule _____.

Question 3 3. Of the following standard deviations listed, which one indicates the most variance among test scores?

Question 4 4. What is the third step in making sure that your assessments are given properly?

Question 5 5. If your assessment tells you that most of your students fail, then what?

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Question 6 6. What is the first step in making sure that your assessments are given properly?

Question 7 7. What is the best reason to use a median summary score instead of a mean summary score?

Question 8 8. Study the examples below, and choose which one is the most appropriate for use of the mode, instead of the mean or median.

Question 9 9. Examine this list of numbers: 3, 5, 5, 7, 7, 7, 7, 10, 18. What is the mode?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is TRUE about ability tests?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following BEST describes the use of a cognitive abilities test?

Question 12 12. Which of the following BEST describes the central focus of conversations with colleagues about test scores?

Question 13 13. A student's score at the 85% percentile indicates that the student _____.

Question 14 14.

Calculate the z-score using the following data:

Raw score is 75, mean is 50, and standard deviation is 10

Question 15 15. Which of the following statistical tools has a standard deviation of 1 and a mean of 0?

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Question 16 16. When thinking about data analysis in reference to student achievement, how should a teacher analyze student work?

Question 17 17. How much information should be covered while assessing student progress?

Question 18 18. When thinking about data analysis in reference to student achievement, what should teachers do with low comprehension scores?

Question 19 19. The most important quality of a good assessment is _____.

Question 20 20. 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 21 21. When an assessment has similar administration procedures, instructions and questions, it is considered to be a _____ assessment.

Question 22 22. What is the standard error?

Question 23 23. If a data set has a large standard error, then what does that imply about the data set?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is equivalent to the mean?

Question 25 25. Knowledge of basic statistics is helpful when interpreting _____ scores.

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Question 26 26. A raw score represents the _____.

Question 27 27. Scores that indicate the level of knowledge or skills a student possesses in a specific area are referred to as _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following patterns of scores lies mostly in the mid-range?

Question 29 29. Whose standards do you need to make sure that your students know?

Question 30 30. 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) _____.

Interpreting Assessment Data for Gifted Students Chapter Exam Instructions

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