Knowledge of Measurement Theory & Principles Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Scores that compare one student's performance to the average performance of other students are referred to as _____.

Question 2 2. A test with high _____ validity references the material actually taught to the students.

Question 3 3. 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 4 4.

Calculate the z-score using the following data:

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

Question 5 5. A school requires its teachers to evaluate students four times during a semester in each course. The school is implementing the use of _____ assessments.

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Question 6 6. Mr. Thomas uses an assessment to evaluate his students' knowledge and abilities in Art. He is using a _____ assessment.

Question 7 7. Which of the following validity coefficients would indicate a highly predictive assessment?

Question 8 8. What makes a test biased?

Question 9 9. You have been asked to create a presentation explaining the disadvantages of standardized testing. Which of the following will you include?

Question 10 10. Mr. Yaki gives his students a test where scores can range from 0 to 10. The scores result in a normal distribution. Given this information, what was probably the most common score on the test?

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Question 11 11. The use of differing test administration and instruction potentially results in _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following statistical tools has a standard deviation of 1 and a mean of 0?

Question 13 13. Hanna isn't sure what topic to pick for her public speaking class, so she decides to draw out possible solutions in a visual way, to help her explore the options. She writes down different ideas, circles them, then draws lines connecting different related ideas. Which problem-solving strategy is Hanna using?

Question 14 14. A _____ is an attribute (such as self-esteem, motivation and language proficiency) that is inferred from consistent behavior.

Question 15 15. Knowledge of basic statistics is helpful when interpreting _____ scores.

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Question 16 16. Of the following standard deviations listed, which one indicates the most variance among test scores?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statistical tools is used to represent standardized test results by ranking student performance on an equal interval scale of 1-9?

Question 18 18. All of the following are ways to compare one test-taker score to a population of test-taker scores, EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. Three raters compared their individual scores in order to assess _____ reliability.

Question 20 20. Which of the following patterns of scores lies mostly in the mid-range?

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Question 21 21. Ravi is taking part in adaptive testing. Which of the following will he most likely encounter?

Question 22 22. A group of ten students take a test and they all get an F. What type of distribution would result considering the full possible range on the test was anywhere from an F to an A?

Question 23 23. The normal distribution shows the _____ and _____ of scores.

Question 24 24. If a teacher wants to assess predictive validity of a test, a common way to achieve this is by _____.

Question 25 25. Using idiomatic phrases such as 'bury the hatchet' could lead to _____.

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Question 26 26. The score that indicates how far a student's performance is from the mean with respect to standard deviation units is called the _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a method to obtain a reliability coefficient?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Mr. Fukami often confuses his students when he gives them exams, because his questions are unclear. The students complain that they don't understand what type of answer he wants, and therefore they do badly on the tests. Psychologists might argue that Mr. Fukami's difficulty is that his questions are _____.

Question 30 30. A teacher includes three test items that assess the same concept. This teacher is attempting to assess _____ reliability of the instrument.

Knowledge of Measurement Theory & Principles Chapter Exam Instructions

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