_________is an example of mammals.
Why is this test item poor?
I. The language used in the questions is not precise.
II. The test item does not pose a problem to the examinee.
III. The blank is near the beginning of a sentence.
IV. There are at many possible correct answers to this item.
A. II and IV
B. II, III and IV
C. I and II
D. III and IV
Option B, because the item have many possible answer, and the stem does not pose a problem to the examinee, the blank at the beginning of the statement.
Which of the following statements is true about marking on a normative basis?
A. Most of the students get low scores.
B. Most of the students get high scores.
C. The grading should based on the present criteria.
D. The normal distribution curve should be followed.
Option D. Marking on a normative basis follows the normal distribution curve.
Here are computed means of a hundred-item test: Physical Science, 38; Math 52; English, 33. Based on the data. Which is true?
A. The Math test appears to be the easiest among the three.
B. The examinees seem to be very good in Physical Science.
C. The examinees seem to excel in English.
D. The English test appears to be the easiest among the three.
Option A, because students performed very well in Mathematics than in Physical Science and English based on the mean.
Which of the following can measure the stability of the test results?
I. Test-retest method
II. Split-half method
III. Parallel method
IV. Kuder-richardson formula
A. Test-retest measures stability of the test scores.
About how many percent of the scores fall between -2sd and +2sd units of its mean?
C. About 95% of the scores of the students must be the interval -2sd to +2sd units from the mean value. From the normal curve distribution: 13.59% + 34.13% + 34.13% + 13.59% = 95.44% 0r 95%.
Mr. Gabuyo administered a 50-item test in Mathematics. The mean performance of the group is 27, and standard deviation is 5. Edgar obtained a score of 31. Which of the following best describes his performance?
A. Below Average
C. Above Average
C. The score of Edgar is within the interval Mean +1sd. Hence, his score is above the mean value.
The admissions office conducted scholarship examinations to four batches of test-takers. The table below shows the performance of each batch.
Batch Number of Test Takers Average
I 10 88
II 25 95
III 15 86
IV 10 98
What is the overall average of the test takers?
D. Find the weighted mean = (10(88) + 25(95) + 15(86) + 10(98)/60 = 92.08
With grading practice in mind, what is meant by teacher’s severity error?
A. He uses tests and quizzes for punishment.
B. He tends to favor high-performing students.
C. He tends to give lower grade than what is supposed to be.
D. He gives way to students’ who ask for reschedule of the test.
C. The teacher committed a severity error in giving grades when he tended to give lower grade than what is supposed to be or giving a low grades on the performance of the students. The teacher committed a generosity error when he is favoring students from the upper group or tends to give additional grades to those students who perform well in the given task.
Which statements are true about constructing matching type of test?
I. The options and descriptions are not necessarily homogenous.
II. The options must be greater than the descriptions.
III. The directions must state the basis of matching.
IV. The descriptions must be in Column A and options in Column B.
A. I only
B. II and IV
C. II, III, IV
D. I, II, III, IV
C. Statements II, III, IV are some of the guidelines in developing a matching type of test. Statement I is a violation of developing a matching type of test. In develop a matching type test, the descriptions and options must be homogenous.
Which of the following test items can effectively measure HOTS cognitive learning objectives?
A. Objective test
B. Achievement test
C. Completion test
D. Extended essay test
D. The extended essay test is the most effective measure of higher order thinking skills of cognitive learning objectives. The Essay test, whether restricted or extended, assesses as the students’ ability to organize and present their original ideas. The students are expected to demonstrate the ability to organize and present his ideas in a logical way, integrate, and express ideas. Conversely, the objective test, achievement test or completion test demonstrates the ability to recall factual knowledge.