Formal Assessments: Examples & Types


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What are formal assessments?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a purpose of formal assessments?

2. Which of the following is NOT one of the four main types of formal assessment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo assesses your understanding of formal assessments. Questions test your knowledge of the four types of formal assessments and the purpose of using formal assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your ability to:

  • Define formal assessments and their purpose
  • Identify the four main types of formal assessments and discern how they are used
  • Recognize an example of a formal assessment

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of formal assessments
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related formal assessments lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purpose of formal assessments

Additional Learning

To learn more about formal assessments, review the accompanying lesson Formal Assessments: Examples & Types. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines formal assessments
  • Identifies the purpose of a formal assessment
  • Describes different uses of formative assessments
  • Explains the four different types of formal assessments and provides practical examples of each