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Binary Choice Items

Chapter 1, 2

True/False

1. Assessment is a device or procedure in which a sample of an


individual’s behavior is obtained, evaluated, and scored using
standardized procedures.
True or False

2. Measurement can be defined as a set of rules for assigning


numbers to represent objects, traits, attributes, or behaviors.
True or False

3. Assessment is an integral component of the teaching process.


True or False

4. If you want to be an effective teacher, you do not need to be


knowledgeable about testing and assessment.
True or False

5. Psychometrics is the science of psychological measurement.


True or False

6. Maximum performance test are designed to assess the lower


limits of the examinee’s knowledge and abilities.
True or False

7. Validity refers to the accuracy of the interpretations of test


scores.
True or False

8. Reliability refers to the stability or consistency of the test


scores.
True or False

9. There are (2) maximum performance tests; achievement tests


or aptitude tests.
True or False
10.On speed tests, performance reflects differences in the speed
of the performance.
True or False

11. On power tests, performance reflects the difficulty of the items


the examinee answers incorrectly.
True or False

12.On a pure power test, the speed of performance is not an


issue.
True or False

13.Typical response tests are designed to measure the typical


behavior and characteristic of examinees.
True or False

14.Standardized tests are professionally developed tests that are


administered, scored, and interpreted in a standard manner.
True or False

15.Nominal scales rank people or objects according to the


amount of a characteristic they display or possess.
True or False

16.Ordinal scales classify people or objects into categories,


classes, or sets.
True or False

17.Ratio scales have the properties of interval scales plus a true


zero point.
True or False

18.A distribution is a set of scores.


True or False

19.The (3) measures of central tendency are the mean, median,


and mode.
True or False

20.All distributions are symmetrical.


True or False

Chapter 3, 4

Matching
(Match the letter that represents the correct answer with the
question)

A. Raw score F. Linear K.Interpolat P.


transformati ion Confidenc
ons e interval

B. Norm- G. Z-scores L. Reliability Q. Mastery


referenced testing

C. Standardizati H. T-scores M. R. Cut


on samples Measureme score
nt error

D. Normal I. Percentile N. Time S.Normal


distribution rank sampling curve
error equivalent
(NCE)

E. Standard J.Age O. T.
scores equivalents Composite Qualitativ
score e
descriptio
ns

1. Derived score format that indicates the age, typically in years


and months, at which a raw score is the mean or median.
_____
2. The number of items scored or coded in a specific manner such
as correct/incorrect, true/false, and so on.
_____
3. Symmetrical, unimodal distribution in which the mean, median,
and mode are all equal.
_____
4. Limits the extent to which test results can be generalized and
reduces the confidence we have in test results.
_____
5. Help professionals communicate results in written reports and
other formats.
_____
6. Preferred type of derived score. Transformation of raw scores to
a desired scale with a predetermined mean and standard
deviation.
_____
7. The simplest of the standard scores and indicate how far above
or below the mean of the distribution the raw score is in standard
deviation units.
_____
8. Refers to consistency or stability of assessment results.
_____
9. All scores are equal to or above this score are reported as “pass”
whereas scores below it are reported as “fail”.
_____
10.Reflects the percentage of individuals scoring below a given
point in a distribution.
_____
11.The examinee’s performance is compared to the performance of
other people.
_____
12.A sample of the target population drawn using a specific set of
procedures.
_____
13.Have a mean of 50 and a standard deviation of 10. Have
advantage of all scores being positive and without decimals.
_____
14.Involves determining whether the examinee has achieved a
specific level of mastery of the knowledge and skills domain.
_____
15.Reflects random fluctuations in performance from one situation
or time to another and limits our ability to generalize test results
across different situations.
_____
16.Reflects a range of scores that will contain the individual’s true
score with a prescribed probability.
_____
17.Retain a direct relationship with raw scores and the distribution
retains its original shape.
_____
18.Procedure which intermediate grade equivalents are calculated.
_____
19.Standardized psychological instruments that contain several
measures that are combined.
_____
20.Normal standard score with a mean of 50 and a standard
deviation of 21.06.
_____

Chapters 5,6,7,8

Multiple Choice

1. ____________________ refers to the appropriateness or accuracy


of the interpretations of test scores:

Reliability Validity Procedures Concept

2. When test scores are interpreted in multiple ways, each


interpretation needs to be _________________.
Validated Reviewed Evaluated Scored

3. __________________ involves an integration of evidence that


relates to the meaning or interpretation of test scores:

Construct validity Criterion related Reliability


Evidence based

4. _____________________ And ______________________ are two


important factors to be considered when evaluating the
correspondence between the test content and its construct.
Content coverage/Face validity Item relevance/Content
coverage
5. The ________________________ is used to describe the amount of
prediction error due to the imperfect validity of the test.
Linear regression SEM Criterion contamination
Validity

6. ______________________ is defined as the percentage or


proportion of test takers who correctly answer the item.
Accuracy Validated Item Difficulty
Optimal Item

7. For maximizing variability among test takers, the optimal item


difficulty level is __________.
.40 .90 .45 .50

8. Item _________________ refers to how well an item can


accurately discriminate between test takers who differ on the
construct being measured.
Discrimination Score Difficulty
Assessment

9. Item ___________ can result not only in better tests but also in
better teaching.
Analysis Summary Measurement
Development

10._____________ refers to how broad or narrow an objective is.


Format Domain Scope Assessment

11. The simplest level of taxonomy is _____________.


Comprehension Knowledge Development
Objective

12.Educational objectives are often classified as either


____________ or ________________.
Behavioral/Non-behavioral Behavioral/Non-typical Non-
behavioral/Feasible

13.The part of the item that is either a question or an incomplete


statement is referred to as the ______.
Alternative Stem Distracter Format

14. ________________ are by far the most popular selected


response items.
Multiple Choice Items True/False Items
Matching Items

15. Multiple-Choice items are ___________.


Assessed Versatile Hard All of the above

16.Multiple-Choice items are efficient at sampling the content


____________.
Domain Analysis Range Manner

17._______________ Items usually contain two columns of words or


phrases.
True/False Multiple Choice Matching Fill
In

18.True-False items provide little ___________ information.


Susceptible Diagnostic Useful Reliable

19.Matching items may promote ______ memorization.


Rote Strong Efficient Vulnerable

20._____________ Items involve a statement or question that the


student marks as true or false, agree or disagree, yes or no
and so on.
True/False Matching Fill In Multiple
Choice
Essay Questions

Chapters 9, 10, 11, 12

Short Answer

1. List the four scales of measurement and define each


scale.
2.