Summarizing & Analyzing Educational Assessments Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A student's score at the 85% percentile indicates that the student _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT considered a statistic of summary?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. A raw score represents the _____.

Question 5 5. According to the 68-95-99.7 rule _____.

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Question 6 6. Scores that indicate the level of knowledge or skills a student possesses in a specific area are referred to as _____.

Question 7 7. Knowledge of basic statistics is helpful when interpreting _____ scores.

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. The normal distribution shows the _____ and _____ of scores.

Question 10 10. 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 11 11. 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?

Question 12 12.

Calculate the z-score using the following data:

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

Question 13 13. Of the following standard deviations listed, which one indicates the most variance among test scores?

Question 14 14. Which of the following patterns of scores lies mostly in the mid-range?

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. Examine this list of numbers: 3, 5, 5, 7, 7, 7, 7, 10, 18. What is the mode?

Question 17 17. A measurement that indicates how much a group of scores vary from the average called _____.

Question 18 18. A percentile rank of 60 indicates that _____.

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

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Question 21 21. The score that indicates how far a student's performance is from the mean with respect to standard deviation units is called the _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following statistical tools has a standard deviation of 1 and a mean of 0?

Question 23 23. What is the best reason to use a median summary score instead of a mean summary score?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Study the examples below, and choose which one is the most appropriate for use of the mode, instead of the mean or median.

Summarizing & Analyzing Educational Assessments Chapter Exam Instructions

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