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Chapter 6 Test

Instructor: Jason Crews Name:

Class: Tests and Measurements Date:

Period: Thursday Night Results:

Instructions
Read the question carefully and place the letter corresponding to the correct answer
in the blanknext to each question below.

Part I: Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Objective Test


formats.

This type of objective test item can force test takers to


discriminate amongst statements with varying degrees of
correctness.
1)

a. Matching

b. True-False

c. Multiple Choice

d. Completion

This type of objective test item can be used to measure


theassociation between facts.
2)

a. Matching

b. True-False

c. Multiple Choice

d. Completion

This type of objective test eliminates guessing and requires recall.


3)

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a. Matching

b. True-False

c. Multiple Choice

d. Completion

This type of objective test lends its self to long examinations in


4) ordercompensate for it tendency to encourage guessing.

a. Matching

b. True-False

c. Multiple Choice

d. Completion

According to our text, If not written carefully, this type of objective


test can have more than one defendable answer.
5)

a. Matching

b. True-False

c. Multiple Choice

d. Completion

This type of essay question allows the student to determine the


length of their response.
6)

a. Extended Response

b. Free Response

c. Limited Response

d. Restricted Response

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This type of essay question allows the student to determine the
complexity of their response.
7)

a. Extended Response

b. Free Response

c. Limited Response

d. Restricted Response

This type of essay question requires the student to recall specific


information and organize it in a specific manner.
8)

a. Extended Response

b. Free Response

c. Limited Response

d. Restricted Response

9) In this type of essay question the statement of the problem


provides the criteria for scoring their response.

a. Extended Response

b. Free Response

c. Limited Response

d. Restricted Response

This type of essay question requires students to assemble relevant


10) information and apply the information to a novel situation.

a. Extended Response

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b. Free Response

c. Limited Response

d. Restricted Response

Instructions
Read each question carefully, and write true or false on the line next to the question.

Part II: Writing Questions


11. True-False questions are the best method for evaluating a student’s opinion.

12. According to our text, when writing matching questions, one should keep
the list of description and the list of options reasonably short.

13. When writing multiple choice questions, one should provide grammatical
clues to help the student select the correct answer.

14. When writing completion questions, one should omit as much information
as possible from the statement in order to eliminate guessing.

15. When writing any test question, one should encourage gender bias.

16. According to our text, completion questions take more time to complete
than multiple choice questions.

17. According to our text, when writing matching questions, one should arrange
the options list randomly.

18. When writing any test question, one should avoid culturally biased
questions.

19. According to the text, the goal of testing is to measure learning in a valid
and reliable fashion.

20. According to our text, when writing multiple choice questions, one should
always provide the same number of distracters for all questions.

21. Essay questions test higher level understanding.

22. Essay questions do not help develop communication skills.

23. Essay questions are one of the more difficult types of questions to grade.

24. Essay questions eliminate guessing.

25. Essay questions take less time to complete than other types of questions.

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26. Selected response questions force the test taker to recognize information.

27. According to our text, selected response questions are best given in small
classes.

28. According to our text, selected responses should not be used in conjunction
with objective items.

29. According to our text, in general, restricted response essay tests take more
time to create than objective item tests.

30. According to our text, you should define the students’ task clearly and
unambiguously.

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Answer Key: Part 2:
Part 1: 11)F
1) C 12)T
2) A 13)F
3) D 14)F
4) B 15)F
5) C 16)F
6) A 17)F
7) A 18)T
8) C
19)T
9) C
10)A 20)F
21)T
22)F
23)T
24)T
25)F
26)F
27)T
28) F
29) T
30) T

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Jason Crews

Test Blueprint

Chapters 6 and 7

Categories

Comprehension
Application
Knowledge

Percentage
Analysis
Total
Content Outline Number of Items
Chapter 6:
1. Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Objectve test formats.
a. Given various advantages and disadvantages of the diffeernt objective test
formats, the test taker will identify which objective format the advantage or
disadvantage to wich it pertains. (Questions 1-5) 5 5 17%
2. Writing Questions

a. Given various statements about writing objective questions, the test taker will
identify wich staments are true and which statements are false. (Questions 11-15) 10 10 33%
Chapter 7:
1. Types of Essay Question
a. Given various statements describing essay questions, the test taker will identify
the type of essay question that it describes. (Questions 6-10) 5 5 17%
2. Pros and cons of essay items
a. The test taker will be able to destinquish between true and false descriptions of
essay questions. (Questions 16-30) 10 10 33%
Total: 20 10 0 0 30 100%

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