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PRACTICE TEST FOR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION 5.

The old adage “Do not do to others what you


want others do to you” is a teaching of
1. The child fainted in your class because she
has not eaten her breakfast. What is the best a. Lao Tse
thing for you to do in this situation?
b. Confucius
a. Ignore the situation
c. Mohammad
b. Comfort the child
d. Buddha
c. Give the child food
6. If the student is encouraged to develop
d. Call the parent himself to the fullest, which of Maslow’s
hierarchy of needs should be satisfied?
2. Who perpetuated the idea that reason is
superior to experience as a source of a. safely needs
knowledge, thus schools must develop human
b. Physiological needs
reason?
c. Belongingness
a. Humanist
d. Self- actualization
b. Stoics
7. Which is unethical for teachers to do?
c. Hedonists
a. obeying the legitimate policy of the school
d. Rationalists
administration
3. Faith, hope, and love are values now and
b. cordial relation parents
forever whether they will be valued by people
c. refusing to serve in worthwhile neighborhood
or not. Upon what philosophy is this anchored?
activities as these will adversely affect her
a. Idealism teaching

b. Existentialism d. conferring with the next of kin about the


problems and needs of a student
c. Realism
8. Which characteristic of a good test will pupils
d. Pragmatism
will assured of when a teacher constructs a
4. When teachers are convinced that it is best table of specification for test construction
to teach students the skill to adapt to change purpose?
since change is the only thing permanent in this
a. Scorability
world, they subscribe to the philosophy of
b. Reliability
a. Realism
c. Economy
b. Existentialism
d. Content validity
c. Pragmatism
9. Which of the following is the most important
d. Idealism
contribution of Gestalt psychology to the
theories of learning?
a. Cognitive insights d. Construct

b. Use of the multimedia approaches 14. Which applies when there are extreme
scores?
c. Concept of readiness
a. The median will not be very reliable measure
d. Importance of reinforcement in the learning
of central tendency
process
b. The mode will be the most reliable measure
10. Which of the following could produce more
of central tendency
than one value?
c. There is no reliable measure of central
a. mean
tendency
b. mode
d. The mean will not be very reliable measure of
c. median central tendency

d. mean of grouped data 15. What does a negatively skewed score


contribution imply?
11. Which statement on test result
interpretation is CORRECT? a. The scores congregate on the left side of the
normal contribution curve
a. a raw score by itself is meaningful
b. The scores are widespread
b. A student’s score is a final indication of his
ability c. The students must be academically poor

c. The use of statistical technique gives meaning d. The score congregate on the right side of the
to pupil’s score normal contribution curve

d. Test scores do not in any way reflect 16. The more in direct the classroom
teacher’s effectiveness instruction, the more ______________ it is.

12. This embodies the teacher’s duties and a. Topic- focused


responsibilities as well as the proper behaviour
b. Student- centered
in performing them?
c. Teacher- centered
a. Code of Ethics for teachers
d. Individualized
b. Magna Carta for Public School Teachers
17. Which terms to the act of educating a child
c. Bill of Rights
with special education needs partially in a
d. Philippine Constitution of 1987 special education classroom and partially in
regular classroom?
13. What type of validity is needed if a test
must course objective and scopes? a. Mainstreaming

a. Content b. Inclusion

b. Concurrent c. Individualization

c. Criterion d. Head Start


18. It is good to give students challenging and b. Measuring
creative tasks because
c. Evaluating
a. development is aided by stimulation
d. Testing
b. the development of individual is unique
23. Which of the following criteria is the most
c. development is effective by cultural changes important in test construction?

d. development is the individual’s choice a. Preparation of Table of Specification

19. The process of one’s thinking to develop b. Items must jive with the objectives
critical thinking is known as _________.
c. Arrange events in occurrence
a. Metacognition
d. The stem should contain the central problem
b. Hypothesizing
24. Which of the following type of test is not
c. Reflection advisable to be used as a diagnostic test?

d. Meditation a. Multiple choice

20. It is an intensive investigation of a particular b. Short response


individual, institution, community or any group
c. essays
considered as a unit which includes the
development, adjustment, remedial or d. true false
corrective procedures that suitably follow
diagnosis of the causes of maladjustment or of 25. Why should negative terms be avoided in
favorable behaviors. the stem of multiple choice items?

a. Experimental a. They may be overlooked

b. Descriptive b. It increases the difficulty of scoring

c. Historical c. It increase the length of the stem

d. Case- study d. They make the construction of alternatives


more difficult
21. Which of the following test is used as a basis
in giving grades or rating? 26. It is equivalent to the average score of the
group or class?
a. Mastery
a. Mean
b. Formative
b. Median
c. Summative
c. Mode
d. Post test
d. Standard Deviation
22. It is the process of judging an attribute
based on certain goals or standards. 27. The result of the item analysis showed that
item no. 4 has a discrimination index of
a. Counseling
0.67. What could be true about this item?
a. Difficult 32. Given the scores 1,3,3,3,5,5,6,6,6 and 10,
the mode(s) is (are)
b. Valid
a. 3
c. Easy
b. 3 and 6
d. Average
c. 5
28. What is the norm of a test?
d. 6
a. The mean of grouping scores
33. NSAT and NEAT results are interpreted
b. The standard of for adequate performance
against set mastery level. This means that
c. The standard deviation of a group of scores
NSAT and NEAT fall under?
d. The typical performance of a certain group of
a. criterion- reference test
individuals who took the test
b. intelligence test
29. Which of the following is the most
important stage in testing process? c. aptitude test

a. Constructing test items d. norm- reference test

b. Establishing test reliability 34. These are significant in formation about a


student, gathered through the use of various
c. Improving test items
techniques, assembled, summarize and
d. Interpreting test result organized in such a way that they may be used
effectively. What is referred to?
30. What does a Table of Specification
establish? a. Cumulative record

a. construct validity b. Case studies

b. content related validity and criterion c. Test profiles


reference
d. personnel inventory
c. content validity and construct validity
35. Which measure(s) of central tendency is
d. content validity and content related validity (are) most appropriate when the score
distribution is badly skewed?
31. Aura Vivian is one- half standard deviation
above the mean of his group in arithmetic and a. Mean and mode
one standard deviation above in spelling. What
c. Median
does this imply?
b. Mode
a. she excels both in spelling and arithmetic
d. Mean
b. She is better in arithmetic than in spelling
36. The inclusion of the study of Rizal and other
c. She does not excel in spelling nor in
national heroes in the school curriculum in
arithmetic
order to inculcate love of country is based on
d. She is better in spelling than in arithmetic a(an).
a. pragmatist philosophy a. He surpassed in performance 80% of her
fellow examinees
b. existentialist philosophy
b. He got a score of 80
c. idealist philosophy
c. He surpassed in performance 20% of her
d. realist philosophy
fellow examinees
37. What concept of education makes every
d. He answered 80 items correctly
individual a useful citizen to the state?
42. In the problem- solving method of teaching,
a. Conformity
which is the primary role of the teacher?
b. Security
a. Director
c. Humanitarianism
b. Clarifier
d. Utilitarianism
c. Lecturer
38. It is an area of philosophy which on the
d. Judge
nature of knowledge and the best method of
teaching is. 43. Which element should be present for
brainstorming to be effective?
a. Epistemology
a. Lax atmosphere
b. Ethics
b. Teacher’s non­ judgmental attitude
c. Metaphysics
c. Teacher’s use of “put down” strategy
d. Aesthetics
d. Threatening atmosphere
39. A test is considered reliable if
44. Which is a selective reading technique
a. it is easy to score
meant at getting important facts very fast?
b. it served the purpose for which it is
a. Silent reading
constructed
b. Skim reading
c. It is consistent and stable
c. Oral reading
d. it is easy to administer
d. scanning
40. Which is an element of norm- referenced
grading? 45. The study type of reading exercises gives
practice in.
a. the student’s pat performance
a. picking out the main ideas
b. an absolute standard
b. all sorts of study methods
c. the performance of the group
c. reading skills needed in other subjects
d. what constitutes a perfect score
d. recognizing the precise meaning of words
41. Mario obtained an NSAT percentile rank of
80. This indicates that
46. Which is the best reason why Mr. Cruz a. Scattergram
begins a lesson in Math by checking and
b. Histogram
reviewing on the previous day’s assignment
practice and drills? c. Frequency polygon
a. Prepare the students for the mastery test d. Scatterplot
b. Make learning interesting and enjoyable for
students

c. Check if parents guide their children in the


making of assignment

d. Make sure that the students understand the


pre- requisite skills of the lesson

47. The test item “Group the following items


according to shape” is a thought question on.

a. creating

b. generalizing

c. comparing

d. classifying

48. Which one should teacher B use if he wants


to teach to pupils the relationship among
details?

a. Journal entries

b. Story frame

c. Graphic organizers

d. Learning log

49. “What I hear, I forget. What I see I


remember. What I do, I understand.” This
means that pupils learn best when they.

a. learn independently

b. work with groups

c. watch TV

d. take active part in the learning process

50. Which is a type of graph in which lines


represent each score or set of scores