Which of the following does NOT provide high-level thinking opportunity for an essay type of test?

A. Evaluation

B. Synthesis

C. Analysis

D. Memorization

D. Memorization does not provide high-level thinking opportunity. The lowest level of the cognitive domain is knowledge level.

Which of the following assessment tools consists of the collection of work or in progress accomplishment by the students?

A. Portfolio

B. Scoring rubric

C. Achievement test

D. Evaluation instrument

A. Portfolio assessment is a systematic longitudinal collection of student work created in response to specific instructional objectives (Teacher-student portfolio, best work portfolio, progress portfolio).

Which describes a negative correlation between amount of practice and number of errors in basketball?

A. The decrease in the amount of practice sometimes affects the number of errors.

B. As the amount of practices increases, number of errors decreases.

C. The increase in the amount of practice does not affect the number of errors.

D. Decrease in the amount of practice goes with decrease in the number of errors.

B. As the amount of practices increases, number of errors decreases. Statement B implies negative correlation because the relationship is inversely related. When you practice more, the number of errors committed tends to decrease.

Teacher Paul interpreted the scores of his students using criterion-referenced grading system. All the statements below are correct EXCEPT?

A. Develop test items in terms of instructional objectives

B. Determine the acceptable level of mastery in advance

C. Describe group performance in relation to a set standard

D. Compare individual students score with other scores in the group

D. Compare individual students score with other scores in the group. Criterion-referenced grading system is a grading system in which the performance of the students will be compared to a certain standard A, B, C are criterion-referenced interpretation, while D is a norm-referenced statement.

Which statements are true about constructing matching type of test?

I. The options and descriptions are not necessarily homogeneous

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 and IV are the rules in developing matching type of test, while A is a violation in test construction about matching type.

Belly got a score of 85 which is equal to 75th percentile. This implies that __________.

A. 75% of the class got score higher than 85.

B. Got 75% correctly

C. 25% of the class Belly’s score.

D. 75% of the class got score lower than 85

D. 75% of the class got score lower than 85. This can be written as P75 = 85, which implies that 75% of the score are lower than 85

Item 15 | A | B | C | D |

Upper 27% | 3 | 6 | 5 | 1 |

Lower 27% | 6 | 4 | 2 | 3 |

The table shows that the item analyzed ____________.

A. has a positive discrimination index.

B. has a negative discrimination index.

C. is very easy.

D. is very difficult.

A. It has a positive discrimination index because there are more students got the correct answer from the upper group than those in the lower group.

Given the following scores: 88, 83, 83, 87, 88, 80, 80, 76, 81, 83, and 84. What does 83 indicate in the score distribution?

A. Mode

B. Median

C. Median and Mode

D. Mean, Median and Mode

D. Mean, Median, and Mode

Item 15 | A | B | C | D |

Upper 27% | 3 | 6 | 5 | 1 |

Lower 27% | 6 | 4 | 2 | 3 |

Based on the table, which is the most effective distracter?

A. Option A

B. Option B

C. Option C

D. Option D

A. Both A and D are effective distracters because more students from the lower group choose A and B as the correct answers. However, option A is more effective than option D because 6 students choose A while 3 students choose D.

Item 15 | A | B | C | D |

Upper 27% | 3 | 6 | 5 | 1 |

Lower 27% | 6 | 4 | 2 | 3 |

Based on the table, which is NOT an effective distractor?

A. Option A

B. Option B

C. Option C

D. Option D

C. Option C is not effective distracter because it attracted more students from the upper group of the class. It should be more students from the lower group who will choose the incorrect option to be an effective distractor.

Item 15 | A | B | C | D |

Upper 27% | 3 | 6 | 5 | 1 |

Lower 27% | 6 | 4 | 2 | 3 |

What is the level of difficulty of test item number 15?

A. Easy

B. Difficult

C. Moderately difficult

D. Very difficult

B. The level of difficulty is Difficult because the difficulty index is 0.33 or 33% got the correct answer.