Standard Score: Definition & Examples


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Standard deviations are a way to describe how _____ the scores are in a given situation.

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1. What are standard scores calculated from?

2. If a person scored at the 50%, they scored:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check whether you know how the standard score is calculated with these assessment tools. You'll also need to answer questions about standard deviations and related sets of scores to pass this multiple-choice quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge yourself with questions on the following:

  • What standard deviations describe about the scores
  • What figures are used to calculate standard scores
  • Characteristics of someone scoring 50%
  • What set of scores illustrates a person's standard score in comparison to others

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about standard scores and standard deviations and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on standard score
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a score at the 50% mark

Additional Learning

Be sure to review the accompanying lesson, Standard Score: Definition & Examples, for further detail. You'll cover objectives such as the following:

  • Understand how scores can be compared
  • Describe how standard deviation divides the group
  • Review a graph of standard deviations