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PLACE: Types of Reading Assessments Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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?

Question 2 2. A _____ is an attribute (such as self-esteem, motivation and language proficiency) that is inferred from consistent behavior.

Question 3 3. All of the following factors impact standardized test performance EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. The most important quality of a good assessment is _____.

Question 5 5. An assessment is the process of making _____ about a student's knowledge and abilities.

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. 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 8 8. Standardized testing is a requirement in some states in the U.S. due in part to the _____.

Question 9 9. When an assessment has similar administration procedures, instructions and questions, it is considered to be a _____ assessment.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT considered a misuse of standardized assessments?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is recommended when using performance assessments in the classroom?

Question 12 12. Validity is defined as _____.

Question 13 13. Which is an example of an informal assessment?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. An assessment used to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction at the end of a specific course is referred to as a _____ assessment.

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Question 16 16. A formal, teacher-made assessment should be used to answer which of the following questions?

Question 17 17. Which of the following situations is most appropriate for a performance-based assessment?

Question 18 18. You have been asked to create a presentation explaining the disadvantages of standardized testing. Which of the following will you include?

Question 19 19. An assessment that uses the same or similar questions and is evaluated using the same criteria for all test-takers is referred to as a _____ assessment.

Question 20 20. Informal assessments should be used when _____.

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Question 21 21. Mr. Thomas uses an assessment to evaluate his students' knowledge and abilities in Art. He is using a _____ assessment.

Question 22 22. A test with high _____ validity references the material actually taught to the students.

Question 23 23. A student complains that only 10 questions on a 100-question test were taken from the material assigned to study for the test. The student is questioning the test's _____.

Question 24 24. 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.

Question 25 25. All of the following are considered uses of standardized assessments EXCEPT:

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Question 26 26. Which of the following validity coefficients would indicate a highly predictive assessment?

Question 27 27. All of the following are examples of performance assessments of products, EXCEPT:

Question 28 28. _____ assessments are constructed by experts and published for use in schools.

Question 29 29. A school requires its teachers to evaluate students four times during a semester in each course. The school is implementing the use of _____ assessments.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an example of a performance-based assessment?

PLACE: Types of Reading Assessments Chapter Exam Instructions

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