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LET Assessment of Learning QUIZ 1. If teacher has to ask more higher-order questions, he has to ask more_____ questions. A.

closed B. fact C. concept D. convergent 2. What does extreme authoritarianism in the home reinforce in learners? A. doing things on their own initiative B. ability to direct themselves C. dependence on others for direction D. creativity on work 3. Which can effectively measure student's awareness of values A. projective techniques B. moral dilemma C. Likert scales D. anecdotal record 4. Which one can best evalute students attitudinal development? A. essay test B. portfolio C. observation D. short answer test 5. With specific details in mind, which one has a stronger diagnostic value? A. multiple choice test B. non-restricted essay test C. restricted essay test D. restricted and non-restricted essay test 6. According to research, in terms of instructional planning, which of the following uses of test is best applied in the classroom? A. instead of using the objective test to facilitate learning, it is best to give groups of students cooperatively learning projects. B. essay test have higher reliability than objective examination. C. several long test given per term facilitate learning and retention D. many tests taken at short intervals are superior in terms of learning and retention to one long examination 7. The numerical expression which describes how well an item can tell the good learners from the poor ones is the ___. A. discrimination index B. difficulty index C. percent of facility D. percent of error 8. In a class of 50, eight students did not finish the test and were marked INC. In computing for the mearsure of central tendency for the distribution of score, what measure could you use? A. mean B. median C. mode D. range 9. The measure of variability which is the difference between the highest and lowest scores or measures plus one and which includes 100% of the scores or measure is the ___. A. range B. kurtosis C. standard deviation D. skewness 10. Getting the sum of a set of scores and then dividing it with the number of scores will give the ___. 1

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LET Assessment of Learning QUIZ A. mean B. median C. mode D. range An effective method of giving test instruction is ___. A. making the instructions comprehensive B. making the instructions wordy C. making the instructions complicated D. making the instructions detailed The following are sound specific purposes of questions except ___. A. to call the attention of an inattentive student B. to teach via student answers C. to stimulate learners to ask questions D. to arouse interest and curiosity What is the mean of this score distribution , 4,5,6,7,8,9,10? A. 7 B. 6 C. 8.5 D. 7.5 If most students in the class had read a given assignment carefully and know the answers to almost all the questions on the test, the curve would probably be ___. A. normally distributed B. skewed negatively C. skewed positively D. bell-shaped When a teacher prefers not to know whose paper he is correcting, he is trying to minimize ___. A. blind correction B. subjectivity in scoring C. response bias D. familiarity between examinee and tester A teacher observes that classes meeting three times for a 10 minutes per period do better in class recitations and written tests than classes that meet twice a week for 60 minutes per period. Which of the following studies would be most suitable if this teacher would like to pursue his observation? A. normative survey B. correlation C. comparative D. observation For mastery learning and line with the Outcome-based Evaluation model, which element should be present? A. inclusion of non-performance objectives B. construction of norm-referenced tests C. construction of norm-referenced test D. non provision of independent learning What type of test is given determine the admission or non-admission of a student to the program? A. placement B. diagnostic C. aptitude D. achievement What is an advantage of point system of grading? A. It does away with establishing clear distinctions among students B. it is precise 2

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LET Assessment of Learning QUIZ C. it is qualitative D. it emphasizes learning not objectivity of scoring Which one of the following is NOT a measure of central tendency? A. median B. mean C. variance D. mode Under which category does the MPS that we talk about in the measurement and evaluation of learning fall? A. mode B. mean C. median D. ratio It has been known that performance in Science and Math are highly correlated. Be it so, which of these statements is true? A. Given Joy's rank in Science, one can more or less determine her rank in Math. B. A learner who scores highes in math will score lowest in Science C. One who scores highest in Science will score lowest in Math D. In a class of 40, may obtain a score of 50 in a Math test. She will also get the same score in Science If Section A obtains a negatively greater standard deviation in a Science test than Section B, it suggests that ___. A. Section A and B have different averages B. Section A is less heterogeneous than B C. Section A and B performed similarly in the test D. Section A is more heterogeneous than B What does an expanded score distribution imply? A. a comparatively higher standard deviation B. a comparatively uniform set of scores C. a comparatively homogeneous score distribution D. a comparatively lower standard deviation Which test items DO NOT affect the variability of test scores? A. test items that are bit easy B. test items that are moderate in difficulty C. test items that are a bit difficult D. Test items that every examinee gets correctly The index of difficulty of a particular test item is 10. What does this mean? My students _______ A. gained mastery over the item B. performed very well against expectation C. found that test item was neither easy nor difficult D. were hard up in that item In which type of grading do teachers evaluate students learning not in term of grade but by evaluating the students in terms of expected and mastered skills? A. Point grading system B. Relative grading C. Mastery grading D. Grade contracting Which describes norm-referenced grading? A. performance of the group B. what constitutes a perfect score C. the students past performance D. an absolute standard 3

LET Assessment of Learning QUIZ 29. To have a test with wide coverage, power to test analytical thinking and ease of scoring, which type should tears use? A. alternate response B. short answer C. completion D. multiple choice 30. What measure/s of central tendency do/es the number 16 represent in the following data: 14, 17, 16, 19, 20, 16, 14, 16? A. mode B. mode and median C. median D. mean 31. What can be said of Peter who obtained a score of 75 in a Grammar objective test? A. he answered 75 items in the test correctly B. he answered 75% of the test items correctly C. his rating is 75 D. he performed better than 75% of his classmates 32. Which one can enhance the comparability of grades? A. using common conversion table for translating test scores to ratings B. formulating tests that vary from one teacher to another C. allowing individual teachers to determine factors for rating D. individual teachers giving weights to factors considered for rating 33. Zero standard deviation means: A. less than 50% of the scores obtained is zero B. more than 50% of the scores obtained is zero C. 50% more of the scores are the same D. all the student scores are the same 34. Which error do teachers commit when they tend to overrate the achievements of students identified by aptitude test as gifted because they expect achievement and giftedness to go together? A. generosity error B. central tendency error C. severity error D. logical error 35. This score remains just as it is when collected: A. ranked score B. interpreted score C. raw score D. transmuted score 36. The table of specifications ensures: A. construct validity B. predictive validity C. content validity D. all of the above 37. If standard deviation is 0, this means that: A. the scores are all the same B. no two scores are the same C. all of the scores obtained are zero D. there are the same number of passing and failing scores 38. Which applies when all high frequencies are not adjacent? 4

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LET Assessment of Learning QUIZ A. the score distribution will neither be bimodal nor multimodal B. there is no point of score concentration C. the score distribution will be bimodal or multimodal D. there will only be one point of score concentration Which is a characteristic of an imperfect type of matching test? A. an item may have no answer at all B. the terms in the right and left columns are equal in number C. an answer may be repeated D. there are two more distracters With regard to testing, most schools are inadequate in: A. making good use of test results B. scoring the tests C. following directions in testing D. proper preparation for the tests He is considered to be the Father of Educational Measurements. A. J.M. Carttell B. Alfred Binet C. Edward Lee Thorndike D. Lewis Terman This is the most frequent score or measure in ungrouped scores. A. mode B. crude mode C. crude mean D. average The statistically average which may be used as a standard or criterion for judging the value or worth of scores or measure is the: A. statistic B. norm C. index D. basis of normalcy What kind of test has items with different degrees of difficulty and which are arranged in an ascending order of difficulty? A. ability test B. skill test C. power test D. basis of normalcy If your LET items sample adequately the competencies listed in the syllabi, it can be said that the LET possesses ______ validity. A. concurrent B. construct C. norm-reference test D. diagnostic test Which is included in item analysis? A. determining the percentage equivalent of the cut-off score B. identifying the highest score C. an answer may be repeated D. there are two or more distracters The first thing to do in constructing a periodic test is for a teacher to: A. decide on the type of test to construct B. go back to her instructional objective 5

LET Assessment of Learning QUIZ C. decide on the number of items for the test D. study the content 48. What characteristic of a test yields the same score or result no matter who check it or even if it is checked at different times by the same scorer? A. similarity B. validity C. administrability D. objectivity 49. The type of test in which the names of parts of a diagram, snap, drawing or picture are to be indicated is to the: A. intelligence test B. skill test C. recall test D. labelling test 50. Multiple choice items are superior to matching type and true-false items on several points because they: A. encourage pupils to think and reason critically B. save teacher time in scoring and in interpreting results C. increase student chances to get the correct option D. provide means of diagnosis through error analysis 51. Which is not a basis function of psychological tests? A. for selection or admission B. identification of students who need special attention C. for promotion or acceleration D. integration of life experiences and future direction of students 52. The test in which minimum amount of language is used and composed mostly of symbols, may be written or given orally, but the answers are given solely in numbers, graphical representations or three dimensional objects or materials is the: A. non verbal test B. graphical test C. performance test D. logic test 53. What is a person's potential ability to perform certain type of activity if given training? A. adequacy B. skill C. performance level D. aptitude 54. The degree to which a test is capable of achieving certain purposes is called: A. reliability B. variability C. validity D. objectivity 55. Kurtosis refers to the _____ of the curve of distribution. A. height B. peakedness C. flatness D. all of the above 56. Which of the following refers to a percentile? 1. a way of expressing the number of questions answered correctly on a test 2. used in stating standard deviation 6

LET Assessment of Learning QUIZ 3. a number indicating standing corresponding to a percentage of a group 4. the percentage of people who have received a given score on a standardized test

57. When points in the scatter gram are spread evenly in all directions this means that: 1. the correlation between two variables is positive 2. the correlation between two variables is low 3. the correlation between variables is high 4. there is no correlation between two variables

58. Which of the following is the major advantage in using the arithmetic mean? 1. it is simple to compute 2. it discriminates the highes from the lowest 3. it is more commonly used than others 4. it is more stable than the median

59. Which assumption underlies the teachers use of performance objective? 1. Not every form of learning is observable 2. Performance objectives assure the learner of learning 3. Learning is defined as a change in the learner's observable performance 4. the success of learner based on teacher performance.

60. With indirect instruction in mind, which does not belong to the group? 1. Problem solving 2. Inductive reasoning 3. lecture-recitation 4. discovery

61. Students scores on a test were 72, 72,73,74,76,78,81,89,85. The score 76 is the: 1. Mode 2. Mean 7

LET Assessment of Learning QUIZ 3. Average 4. Median

62. The most stable index of variability is the: 1. range 2. average deviation 3. quartile deviation 4. standard deviation

63. Identical scores have: 1. consecutive ranks 2. different ranks 3. same rank 4. successive ranks

64. Of the following methods of reporting test result which is the least meaningful? 1. percentile rank 2. raw score 3. percentage grade 4. derived score

65. The range set of 50 scores is 30. What is the ideal class size for this set? 1. 5 2. 15 3. 10 4. 25

66. P100 is equal to : 1. Mdn 2. Q 8

LET Assessment of Learning QUIZ 3. Q4 4. 100 3 67. The lower limit for the score interval 40-50 is: 1. 40 2. 40.5 3. 50.5 4. 39.5 4 68. The tendency for the rater to use only the lower end of the rating scale in rating performance is referred to as: 1. Section A and B have different averages 2. Section A is less heterogeneous than B 3. Section A and B performed similarly in the test 4. Section A is more heterogeneous than B 2 69. It refers to the consistency of the test. 1. validity 2. average 3. norm 4. reliability End **************************************************************************** * Computer Quiz * * Created by George's Computer Quiz Writer * * (c)2005 George Jopling. Available free from www.georgejopling.co.uk * ****************************************************************************