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LET MODULE 6

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
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The test results revealed that a great majority of the student failed. What is the best action that an effective teacher should take to insure that learning will take place?
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reteach the items that are heavily missed
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analyze the difficulty, them test again
c.
give more difficult test
d.
scold the pupils
When the aim is to determine where the strengths and weaknesses of the students lie before teaching of a new lesson is done, what test is given?
a.
unit
c. diagnostic
b. achievement
d. summative
In any kind of education endeavor, these three interdependent processes are involved
a.
evaluation, application, learning
b.
teaching, learning, evaluation of results
c.
testing, recording, reteaching
d.
application, valuation, recall
It is a chart prepared to determine the goals, the content and the number of items to be included in the test
a.
test chart
b.
test book
c.
table of specifications
d.
skewed chart
The entire processes involved in conducting any scientific study include these sequential steps,
a.
know the problem, gather and analyze needed data, then make conclusion
b.
analyze, gather and collect data
c.
gather data, analyze the problem, then conclude
d.
give description, make a calculated guess, then conclude
Mr. Pascual, being a conscientious teacher initially, feels that many of his student dislike him, hence, they failed his course. To verify his hunch, he will conduct
what study?
a.
descriptive study of student behavior
b.
historical study
c.
achievement test
d.
Self-analysis
Desiring to find out which among the schools she supervises achieve or underachieve the yearly target goals, Dr. Mendez will use what measure
a.
Measure of Dispersion
b.
Measure of Central tendency
c.
Measure of Popularity
d.
Measure of Locality
A test of intelligence based on the actual measurement of what the individual can actually do of a certain task under time pressure.
a.
Performance test c. Skill test
b.
Aptitude Test
d. None of these
A test given to determine specific aspect of achievement made on certain skills to provide the needed remedial help to the learner.
a.
daily test
c. diagnostic test
b.
achievement test d. none of the above
A test given to get a representative sampling of the general area of accomplishment made on certain field of learning taught and learned.
a.
survey test
c. aptitude test
b.
diagnostic
d. none of the above
A childs emotional behavior and problems can be measured by:
a.
direct observations
c. behavior checklist
b.
psychological test
d. behavior scales
e. all of the above
Intelligence tests that can used with children who have language difficulties include:
a.
the Draw-A-Man test
b.
the Letter International Performance Scale
c.
ravens progressive Matrices Test
d.
All of the above
The law requires school personnel to make a childs school records available to his or her parents. Parents have the right to:
a.
help plan their childs instructional program
b.
see their childs school records
c.
receive an interpretation of any data recorded about their child
d.
all of the above
Ken obtained a percentile rank of 30 on a mathematics test. Kens parents will learn that :
a.
Ken is a top student in the above class
b.
Ken got 30% of the test items correct
c.
Ken obtained a score higher than 30% of the students in the class
d.
Ken got 70% of the items correct
Which o the following is a characteristic of criterion-referenced teaching strategies?
a.
Desire behaviors are specified- for example, Given 10 sentences containing errors in noun-verb agreement, the student will be able t correct them with 100%
accuracy.
b.
Adequate instruction is given to enable students to perform the behaviors that are specified.
c.
Using measures such as tests or specified performance, the teacher makes an analysis of whether objects are being met
d.
Al of the above
Research shows that students who follow the cognitive learning approach manifest all of the following characteristics EXCEPT:
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a global orientation toward the discovery of new question and solutions
b.
an analytic mind-set toward new problems
c.
an impulsive habit in drawing conclusions
d.
a reflective manner when examining data
Blood content that at least 90% of students could reach mastery level if appropriate teaching techniques were used. Which of the following would NOT be
appropriate advice or a teacher who wants to help underachievers to succeed?
a.
Provide more time or slower students to complete a task
b.
Break the curriculum into small steps, teaching incrementally
c.
Determine grades through competitive examinations, giving constant feedback to comparative performance.
d.
Pursue a comprehensive list of performance objectives
Critics of behavior-referenced instruction find that it limit students in all of the following areas EXCEPT in :
a.
the range of behavioral objectives associated with such instruction.
b.
The expectations for performance held out to gifted students
c.
Opportunities for student decision-making
d.
The accuracy of evaluations possible with such instruction
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When a teacher reports the outcome of norm-referenced objective tests, he or she includes:
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the performance of all students in the class
b.
the objectives that were to be measured
c.
the items missed by each student
d.
the mode for the group.
e.
all of the above
A teacher planning to use a criterion-reference measurement presumably would begin with:
a.
a set of specific objectives for pupils achievement
b.
varying norms of students of different abilities
c.
modular scheduling
d.
a variety of leaning experiences to determine student abilities
Standardized test for measuring pupil achievement have many advantages over teacher-made test. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of standard tests?
a.
Students are tested under matching conditions
b.
Such test have high reliability
c.
Such test have high variability
d.
The norms are based on nationwide testing
e.
Such tests are most costly than teacher-made test.
A non-participating classroom observer can provide valuable information to a teacher because:
a.
the observer is probably less subjective than the teacher
b.
the observer can spend full time recording observations
c.
the observer can focus on certain behaviors and systematically code them for a report
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all of the above are true
Research on individual learning differences indicates the need for:
a.
the traditional lockstep approach to classroom instruction
b.
maximizing off-task behaviors
c.
plenty of free time for each pupil
d.
the use of the aptitude-treatment-interaction model
Students with low achievement levels prefer a classroom learning environment that is:
a.
innovation-oriented
c. well-structured
b.
task-oriented
d. competition-oriented
For a grade placement, which of the following tests would be best to administer to a 10-year-old Puerto Rican boy who does not speak English?
a.
The Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale
b.
The test of General Ability
c.
The Otis-Lennon Mental Ability Test
d.
The Arthur Point Scale of Performance Test
A teacher gave two forms of a standardized test to a class of third graders. She found that the amount of fluctuation between class scores on both forms was as slight
as reported in the test publishers:
a.
item analysis
c. standard error
b.
standard deviation d. history reliability
Which one of the following factor is NOT a significant advantage of a standardized test over day-to-day teacher made test?
a.
The standardized test is cost-effective.
b.
The standardized test is more valid.
c.
The standardized test is more reliable.
d.
The standardized test is based on national norms.
Interest inventories are valuable for counseling secondary school student because the are given;
a.
In percentiles.
b.
In the form of a career advice.
c.
In the form of a psychological profile.
d.
In staines scores.
The ratio of exceptional children in general population is about.
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1:8
b.1:20
c.1:4 d. 1:10
Which of the following is useful for a teacher involved in a majesty learning program?
a.
Summative testing over several units.
b.
Formative testing during instruction.
c.
Diagnostic testing.
d.
Smaller classes and individualized instruction.
e.
All of the above.
when constructing a teacher-made test, it is most important for the teacher to:
a.
develop one-fourth of the question at the level of challenge appropriate for the testee.
b.
ask question based on both factual and conceptual learnings
c.
ask students to express their point of view
d.
stress the objectives used during the lesson.
When teaching concepts at the elementary grade level, it is most helpful to provide pupils with
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examples and non-examples of the concept
b.
a cluster of concepts at one time
c.
a definition of the concepts
d.
disjunctive concepts
A junior high school principal wants to evaluate the science program. What is the first he should take?
a.
Analyze pupil achievement scores
b.
Look at national norms for achievement in the sciences
c.
Confer with parents
d.
Review and, if necessary, revise objectives for the program
A personal feeling, either positive or negative towards an object, a person or an institution.
a.
attitude
c. opinion
b.
aptitude
d. none of these
Known as ones preparedness for learn in a certain task brought about by the influences of heredity and environment.
a.
Characteristics
c. Interest
b.
Aptitude
d. None of these
The process of identifying educational goals and the extent to which these objectives have been realized or met.
a.
Examination
c. Planning
b.
Evaluation
d. None of these
The degree to which the test scores in a class spread.
a.
Discrimination
c. Dispersion
b.
Interval
d. None of these
The item in a multiple-choice type of test which serves as a joker
a.
Obstractor
c. Error
b.
Distractor
d. none of these
A type of scores arrangement in a class which includes all possible score values from highest to lowest with the list of learners names include.
a.
Frequency table c. Grade norms
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Frequency distribution d. None of these
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In psychological measurement, a score of 50 is generally considered as
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49.9 50.9
c. 49.25 50.75
b.
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d. 49.5 50.5
What is the best measure of typical performance to use when there are extreme measures?
a.
mean
c. mode
b.
median
d. standard deviation
What measure of central tendency is affected by extreme measures?
a.
mean
c. mode
b.
median
d. standard deviation
If the mean is larger than the median, the mode is :
a.
below the mean c. below the median
b.
above the mean d. above the median
When plotting the frequency polygon, which part of the score class do we use?
a.
lower limit
c. midpoint
b.
higher limit
d. entire class interval
A distribution with the greatest frequency at and around the middle and a few high and low scores is:
a.
platykurtic
c. leptokurtic
b.
mesokurtic
d. skewed
A distribution in which the scores are cluster at either end and shows a curve which is:
a.
normal
c. skewed
b.
bimodal
d. mesokurtic
One should interpret the percentile rank of a given score in the terms of percentage of:
a.
number of correct responses
b.
number of items in the test
c.
number of cases in the distribution
d.
number of wrong response
A distribution that is step with a narrow range is called:
a.
kurtosis
c. mesokurtic
b.
leptokurtic
d. platykutic
The least reliable measure o dispersion is the:
a.
range b. Q
c. Mode
d. SD
What test includes items which measure variety of mental operations combined into a single sequence from which only a single score is taken?
a.
objective test
c. percentile
b.
omnibus
d. none of the above
What is measure of an individuals intelligence which considers both his scores in an intelligence test and his chronological age?
a.
Intelligence quotient
b.
Inventory
c.
Individual test of intelligence
d.
Mental age
What diagram is used to determine the social interactions among individuals in a group?
a.
scatter diagram
c. norm
b.
sociogram
d. parallelogram
What test is made after certain norms have been established?
a.
standardized test c. norm
b.
speed test
d. none of these
What type of scores is obtained when a highly reliable measuring instrument is used?
a.
T-score
c. Z-score
b.
True score
d. N-score
The kind of statistics that is used to describe a big number o data on hand. These data usually include numerals, decimals, fraction and percentages.
a.
descriptive statistics
b.
inferential statistics
c.
survey statistuics
d.
simple statistuics
A test where the results are obtained from a large group. The evaluation is based on certain norm or standard set, hence, the norm becomes the basis of the test
evaluation.
a.
criterion-reference test
c. summative test
b.
norm-reference test
d. formative test
The test results in this type o test are compared with an absolute standard. They indicate whether or not a student needs more or less help on certain skills.
a.
criterion-reference test
b.
norm-reference test
c.
formative test
d.
summative test
This evaluation device includes an analysis of all the scores in a given distribution. It is commonly used to estimate the test validity.
a.
statistics
c. standard deviation
b.
variables
d. quartile deviation
The information shows by these data, includes the highest, middle, and lowest scores, even the missing scores in a tabulated data presentation.
a.
frequency data
c. concluded data
b.
gathered data
d. surveyed data
The measure of variability not influenced by extreme scores is the:
a.
Q
b. Range c. MD
d. Sd
The semi-quartile range is a measurement of:
a.
probability
c. central tendency
b.
reliability
d. correlation
The measure of scores density around the median is the
a.
range
c. quartile deviation
b.
mean deviation
d. standard deviation
The greatest weakness of the range as a measure of variability it its
a.
intricate computation
c. extreme in stability
b.
ease of computation
d. difficulty of interpretation
The largest measure o variability from the central tendency distribution is:
a.
average deviation c. range
b.
quartile deviation d. standard deviation
Which of the following cannot illustrate two distribution is:
a.
Cumulative frequency curve
b.
Cumulative percentage curve
c.
Histogram
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A distribution characterized by many high scores and a few very low scores is:
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b.
Negatively skewed
c.
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d.
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The range is an expression of:
a.
central tendency c. concentration
b.
correlation
d. variability
The root-mean-square deviation is generally known as:
a.
Average deviation c. Quartile deviation
b.
Range
d. Standard deviation
In this series of scores; 5,7,10,4,5 ; the mean is:
a.
5.2
b. 6.1
c. 6.2
d. 6.4
Synonymous to median, this term refers to the common average of a set of sores.
a.
arithmetic
c. class interval
b.
score
d. none of these
A system of grouping closely-related score values into a single category which is often used in tallying scores for a class.
a.
Criterion
c. Converted scores
b.
Class interval
d. None of these
A statistical index which represents the relationship between two varying measures which occurs within a class.
a.
cross-validation
c. ceiling
b.
correlation coefficient
d. none of these
The difference between the highest and lowest score in a given set of scores.
a.
Quartile
c. Profile
b.
Range
d. None of these
Scores tendency to group at one end and spread out at the opposite end of a given distribution of scores.
a.
Skewness
c. unreability
b.
Unevenness
d. none of these
When a test succeeds in determining accurately the particular attribute of a person who is tested, it is said to be
a.
reliable
c. variable
b.
valid
d. none of these
The standard used to interpret test scores
a.
norm
c. mode
b.
percentile
d. none of these
An index of a persons intelligence in relation to other of his own age group
a.
intelligence quotient
c. personality
b.
grade norm
d. none of these
Test on reading readiness examples of a group of tests.
a.
prognostic test
c. vocabulary test
b.
cognitive test
d. none of these
A rational treatment of raw scores arranged in numerical order or grouped in intervals to get information about how an individual o a group compares with the total
population.
a.
norm
c. equalization of scores
b.
frequency distribution d. none of these
Test norms are based on:
a.
the actual performance of a representative group of students
b.
the predetermined levels o standards of performance
c.
he performance of a selected group of students
d.
the anticipator performance of a group of students
A test with a difficulty index of 0.85 is considered:
a.
high, therefore difficult
b.
low, therefore easy
c.
high, therefore easy
d.
low, therefore difficult
A clear example of a future-oriented test is the :
a.
Philippine Achievement Test
b.
Otislemon Mental Ability
c.
Personality Test
d.
National College Entrance
Which of the types of ability is not generally measured by intelligence tests?
a.
Quantitative
c. Verbal
b.
Reasoning
d. Social
The Rorschach Test and Thematic Association Test are oath referred to as ______ tests.
a.
projective
c. sociometric
b.
psychometric
d. analytic
Which of the following is considered as a serious with personality tests?
a.
reliability
c. usability
b.
scorability
d. validity
Attitudes towards communism or socialism are best measured with:
a.
sociometry
b.
questionnaires & interviews
c.
checklist & multiple choice
d.
forced triads
Two classes are given the same arithmetic test and the mean for both classes is 57. The standard deviation for class A is 5.1, while that of Class is 10.3. On the basis
of the above data, we may conclude that with respect to arithmetic achievement:
a.
Class A is more heterogeneous than Class B
b.
The teaching of arithmetic is more effective in Class A.
c.
Class B is more heterogeneous than Class A
d.
There is no sufficient data for making a comparison.
In the following distribution: 1,3,3,3,5; we can say that:
a.
the mean is greater than the median
b.
the median is greater than the mode
c.
the mode is greater than the mode
d.
the median, median and the mode have the same value
The distribution given in no.39 is:
a.
skewed to the left c. skewed to the right
b.
normal
d. leptokurtic
Which of the following is an important duty of a teacher?
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evaluating pupils progress
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soliciting contributions
c.
safekeeping of the properties of the school
d.
going on a vacation
Which of the following is not to be considered in preparing items for objectives tests?
a.
make each test items comprehensible
b.
group items belonging to the same type together
c.
provide specific directions on how the test is to be taken
d.
very difficult test items
To promote better student learning, which of these should be practical in testing?
a.
check the papers long after the test has been given
b.
check and return corrected papers to the student as soon as possible to appraise them of their performances
c.
pile test papers in the stockroom
d.
use to get even with the students
In scoring essay test, which of the following is not a good practice?
a.
decide what qualities are to be considered in scoring the answer
b.
write comments and correct errors on the answers
c.
rearrange the papers after checking one questions before starting to check the next
d.
accept all answers written by the tester
Which type of objective test is best or evaluating mastery of facts and information?
a.
multiple-choice c. completing type
b.
true-false
d. essay
In making test items of objective type, which o the following should be observed?
a.
no clues to the correct response should be given intentionally
b.
each test item should be related to the item
c.
the vocabulary level of the test should present some form of difficulty
ANSWER KEY
d.
test items should include also the irrelevant part of the lesson
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97. Which of the following is not a good characteristic of an evaluative technique?
a.
has clear goals
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b.
utilizes various forms of testing
3 B
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c.
consider the nature of the learners
d.
has ambiguous presentation
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98. Which o the following is not an objective type of teacher-made test?
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a.
matching
c. completion type
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b.
multiple-response
d. essay test
99. Which of the following is not criterion in determining the effectiveness of a test?
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a.
validity
c. reliability
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b.
cost of test d. items based on factor analysis
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100. Which of the following is not a purpose of evaluation?
a.
provide educational guidance
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b.
appraise the total school program
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c.
provide for the individual differences
d.
none of these
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