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Learning Assessments Chapter Exam

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

Question 2 2. Under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, _____.

Question 3 3. Mr. Hunt has been emphasizing the use of performance-based assessments in his science class. What type of performance assessment is he most likely to use to grade his students on their knowledge of the principles of gravity?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a method to obtain a reliability coefficient?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT considered a misuse of standardized assessments?

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Question 6 6. An ecological assessment is a comprehensive process in which data about _____ is collected.

Question 7 7. Which of the following situations is most appropriate for a performance-based assessment?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT considered a statistic of summary?

Question 9 9. Knowledge of basic statistics is helpful when interpreting _____ scores.

Question 10 10. A parent is confused by her child's score on two exams testing knowledge of musical terminology. On the first test, the child scored a 90. On the second test, the score was 30. What aspect of the test is the parent questioning?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following test-taker differences is NOT likely to result in test bias?

Question 12 12. When the shape of a distribution has a large rounded peak tapering away at each end, it is called a _____.

Question 13 13. Kim is in the 10th grade, while her sister Jan is in 6th grade. Kim is likely to feel _____ about standardized testing, while her sister feels _____.

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

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Question 16 16. An assessment used to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction at the end of a specific course is referred to as a _____ assessment.

Question 17 17. Which of the following patterns of scores lies mostly in the mid-range?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a high-stakes test?

Question 19 19. Which of these statements is true about performance assessments?

Question 20 20. A teacher includes three test items that assess the same concept. This teacher is attempting to assess _____ reliability of the instrument.

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Question 21 21. An assessment is the process of making _____ about a student's knowledge and abilities.

Question 22 22. All of the following are examples of how information is collected for an ecological assessment, EXCEPT:

Question 23 23. A formal, teacher-made assessment should be used to answer which of the following questions?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. A raw score represents the _____.

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Question 26 26. A school principal wants to know the cost and length of time needed to administer an exam. This refers to the _____ of the exam.

Question 27 27. Sanjay stopped taking the test when he came upon several questions with words that had different meanings and contexts to him. This is an example of:

Question 28 28. A measurement that indicates how much a group of scores vary from the average called _____.

Question 29 29. Standardized testing is a requirement in some states in the U.S. due in part to the _____.

Question 30 30. 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?

Learning Assessments Chapter Exam Instructions

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