EDUC 606 Final

EDUC 606 Final Liberty

Set 1

  1. Unintentional clues to the correct response in objective test items can best be reduced by:
  2. Which one of these factors should determine the weights assigned to various components of a final mark?
  3. To prevent states from violating federal law after the 2013-2014 school year; in return, states were required to:
  4. One of the main advantages of the use of curriculum-based measurements (CBM) is that they:
  5. Grade equivalent scores compare a student’s performance to:
  6. Which of the following is a recommendation to help prepare students for a test?
  7. What is meant by “a given test item is highly discriminating?
  8. One of the disadvantages of using a pass/fail grading system is that:
  9. Alignment of a high-stakes test with state academic standards is critical for a test to demonstrate its:
  10. The difficulty of a multiple-choice item can be varied by altering the:
  11. Which of the following should have the greatest opportunity to contribute to the planning of a portfolio assignment?
  12. You administer the Quick and Dirty Personality Test on January 16, 1984, and March 1, 1984, to the same group of subjects and correlate the results.  This gives you an estimate of:
  13. Universal screening is intended to:
  14. Another name for a histogram is:
  15. If a thermometer measured the temperature in an oven as 400oF five days in a row when the temperature was actually 397oF, this measuring instrument would be considered quite:
  16. The term “aptitude” means that the individual:
  17. Which of the following fall(s) at a z-score of 0.0 in a normal distribution?
  18. This type of test does NOT expect all students to complete all items:
  19. The procedures for item analysis of a norm-referenced test require that both the high group and the low group
  20. You are interested in finding out how well a child in your class is doing, compared to students in other schools. Which of the following types of tests should you use?
  21. In a frequency distribution of 290 scores, the mean is 99 and the median is 86. One would expect this distribution to be:
  22. Recent history and current trends all suggest that the use of testing and assessment in the schools is likely to:
  23. Educational objectives should guide classroom activities and evaluation. To accomplish this effectively, the objectives should be:
  24. The main purpose of testing in education is to:
  25. Five students received scores of 10, 12, 14, 16, and 28.  The mean of these scores is:
  26. The impact of high-stakes testing extends beyond education, influencing:
  27. The present status of personality testing may be best characterized as:
  28. The Rorschach Inkblot Test is an example of which kind of test?
  29. Compared to standardized testing, performance-based assessment is more:
  30. The item discrimination index is used in test construction to ensure that there is:
  31. The distribution below is :
  32. One of the disadvantages of a grouped frequency distribution is:
  33. Under NCLB, “adequate yearly progress” for a school is measured by the success of which group?
  34. Which of the following is a suggestion to more objectively score essay items?
  35. A major classroom level purpose that portfolios should achieve is:
  36. Increased use of portfolio and performance assessment techniques in the schools has been suggested to:
  37. Which one of the following test attributes is most likely to be improved by use of a table of specifications?
  38. Most standardized test publishers today distribute reports like the “Criterion-Reference Skills Analysis” included in your text. While such reports contain a wealth of information, they often are ignored because the
  39. The major distinction between testing and assessment is that assessment is a process that is:
  40. In a criterion-referenced test, we are interested in:
  41. In high school, a teacher gave two sections of a class the same arithmetic test.  The results were as follows:
    Section I: Mean 45, Standard deviation 6.5
    Section II:  Mean 45, Standard deviation 3.1
    Which of the following conclusions is correct?
  42. The first decision made by the test constructor is determining the:
  43. The coefficient of determination is used to:
  44. One advantage of individual tests of scholastic aptitude is that they provide opportunities for:
  45. An intended learning outcome defined in terms of specific observable behavior is appropriately called a(n) _______________ objective.
  46. This form of validity is most important for achievement tests such as those constructed by teachers:
  47. Which of the following types of test results may be given to parents without interpretation?
  48. To test a student’s ability to use higher mental processes of logical reasoning, and critical thinking, a(n) ___________test should be used?
  49. Reacher wants to know if his class is achieving at an above or below average rate. Which type of test will help him to get this information?
  50. Which of the following is true of norm-referenced achievement tests?

Set 2

  1. Most standardized test publishers today distribute reports like the “Criterion-Reference Skills Analysis” included in your text. While such reports contain a wealth of information, they often are ignored because the
  2. The best way in which to view portfolios among other competing forms of assessment would be to see the portfolio as:
  3. A major classroom level purpose that portfolios should achieve is:
  4. With the passage of IDEIA in 2004, what Specific Learning Disability (SLD) determination method must states use?
  5. A well designed criterion-referenced test:
  6. According to the text, one of the challenges facing RTI is the lack of:
  7. One prominient limitation of essay tests is:
  8. Reacher wants to know if his class is achieving at an above or below average rate. Which type of test will help him to get this information?
  9. The most effective marking and reporting systems are those designed to provide the information needed by
  10. Universal screening is intended to:
  11. What percent of students in a distribution falls between the first and third quartiles?
  12. Increased use of portfolio and performance assessment techniques in the schools has been suggested to:
  13. Given the following item analysis data, with the correct answer marked with an asterisk, what is the difficulty level of this item?
  14. A pupil’s science achievement score is one standard deviation below the national norm. Which of the following most accurately describes her performance?
  15. Grade equivalent scores compare a student’s performance to:
  16. Which of the following is a suggestion to more objectively score essay items?
  17. Which of the following best describes a portfolio?
  18. What type of item format provides greatest content sampling in the shortest testing time?
  19. Educational objectives should guide classroom activities and evaluation. To accomplish this effectively, the objectives should be:
  20. In a criterion-referenced test, we are interested in:
  21. The distance between -.50 and +.50 in z-score units represents how many stanines?
  22. Which of the following represents the highest degree of relative performance?
  23. One of the disadvantages of a grouped frequency distribution is:
  24. Which one of the following is a major advantage that teacher-made tests have over standardized achievement tests?
  25. You administer the Quick and Dirty Personality Test on January 16, 1984, and March 1, 1984, to the same group of subjects and correlate the results.  This gives you an estimate of:
  26. The index which estimates the extent to which a score obtained on a test approximates the individual’s true score on the test is the:
  27. The median is a point on the scale that divides the:
  28. The distribution below is :
  29. Use the following set of data from a criterion-referenced test; which item appears best for a criterion-referenced test?
  30. In a normal distribution, approximately what percentage of scores lies between T-scores of 40-80?
  31. The term to describe the extent to which test items match a teacher’s instructional objective is:
  32. A distribution with more than one most frequent score is:
  33. Which type of validity coefficient is most important for personality tests?
  34. Eliminating scores near the middle of a distribution cannot affect this statistic:
  35. Standardized readiness and diagnostic tests  provide information useful for all of the following purposes EXCEPT:
  36. The Rorschach Inkblot Test is an example of which kind of test?
  37. Five students received scores of 10, 12, 14, 16, and 28.  The mean of these scores is:
  38. Teachers are most frequently involved in what kind of decision?
  39. The content validity of a teacher-constructed achievement test is:
  40. Which of the following item formats is easiest to construct?
  41. What is the rationale behind specification of testing constraints in performance assessments?
  42. Robert, a ninth-grader, has just been told, “The reason you’re having so much trouble with division is that you have never mastered compound multiplication. The Math Basic Skills Tests have indicated this quite clearly. We are going to provide you with instruction in multiplication immediately.” Robert’s teacher made what kind of decision relative to his skill level?
  43. This type of test has uniform administration and scoring procedures:
  44. The use of scoring criteria in grading essay items consists of:
  45. As contrasted with various separate achievement tests in the same subjects and obtained from different test publishers, a survey achievement battery yields derived scores for the same school subjects which are more likely to be:
  46. Unintentional clues to the correct response in objective test items can best be reduced by:
  47. In a normal distribution, what percentage of scores will fall between -1 standard deviation and +1 standard deviation?
  48. Assume that a set of 90 normally distributed test scores has a mean of 70 and a standard deviation of 10. A percentile of 50 would equal a raw score on the test of:
  49. To build reliability into a test, it is desirable to:
  50. Instead of giving a test to a single grade level, it is administered to the whole school. The reliability coefficient will:
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