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11.Of the following, what is the most commonly cited weakness of standardized achievement tests?
a.Student scores on specific sections of the tests sometimes indicate that they know more than they actually do.
b.Subject matter covered in the tests sometimes corresponds to one particular textbook series.
c.Testing takes place over several days.
d.Content measured on the tests might not cover the curriculum of a specific school or textbook program.
12.Tests that provide a detailed description of students’ strengths and weaknesses in specific skill areas are described as:
13.Of the following, what is the most important difference between diagnostic tests and achievement tests?
a.Diagnostic tests are usually administered in groups of 50-100 students, whereas achievement tests are administered to regular class-sized groups.
b.Achievement tests are designed to tell how well students will do in a future area of study, and diagnostic tests are not.
c.Achievement tests are more subject-area specific than diagnostic tests.
d.Diagnostic tests include a larger number of items and report in more detail than achievement tests.
14.The Stanford-Binet is an example of a(n):
15.Of the following, the most popular intelligence test in use today is the:
b.Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (3rd edition) (WISC-III).
c.System of Multicultural Assessment (SOMPA).
d.Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (KABC).
16.Consider the relative advantages of group compared to individually administered intelligence tests. According to research, which of the following is the most accurate statement?
a.Group and individually administered tests provide results similar in accuracy, and group tests are less costly to administer.
b.While time-consuming and expensive, individual tests yield results that are more accurate than those obtained from group tests.
c.Group tests yield more accurate results than do individual tests because the conditions under which they are given are standardized.
17.Tests designed to predict the potential for future learning and measure general abilities developed over long periods of time are called:
18.The type of standardized test designed to measure one’s capacity to acquire knowledge and to solve novel problems is a(n):
19. The type of standardized test designed to predict potential for future learning is a(n):
20.The SAT (which you may have taken as part of your college application process) is an example of a(n):