Summarizing Assessment Results: Understanding Basic Statistics of Score Distribution


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

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1. Which of the following standard deviation calculations indicate more variance among test scores?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help gauge your understanding of basic statistical score distributions. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include normal distribution and values.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Ways to compare one test-taker score to a population of test-taker scores
  • Standard deviation calculations
  • Pattern of scores that lie mostly in the mid-range
  • What normal distribution shows

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related educational psychology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding normal distribution and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the meaning of the 68-95-99.7 rule

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson titled Summarizing Assessment Results: Understanding Basic Statistics of Score Distribution, which covers the following topics:

  • Summarizing test results
  • Raw score
  • Variability and mean
  • Standard deviation