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21.Of the following, what is the most accurate description of standardized aptitude tests for predicting a learner’s future learning potential?
a.A standardized aptitude test eliminates possible inconsistencies in grading between different schools and teachers.
b.A standardized aptitude test eliminates differences in learners’ past exposure to specific ideas.
c.A standardized aptitude test reduces the importance of learners’ previous background knowledge in different content areas.
d.A standardized aptitude test can be used effectively to diagnose specific problems in language and mathematics.
22.What type of assessment would best determine the extent to which students are prepared for subsequent learning experiences?
23.The precision, stability, and consistency of a test’s scores could be used to describe the test’s:
24.The items on the Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills reflect the objectives taught in a particular school district. This congruence best illustrates the concept of:
25.Of the following, what is most important and efficient in trying to ensure that content validity is maintained in using a standardized achievement test?
a.Compare the test’s table of specifications with school curriculum objectives.
b.Give the test to a sampling of students, and compare their scores with national percentiles.
c.Have teachers in the appropriate subject matter areas take the test themselves.
d.Use performance assessments for teacher-made tests, so students have practice with a variety of testing formats.
26.When a test accurately assesses what it is designed to measure, it is said to have:
27.Mr. Walker is concerned that the math placement test given to the fifth graders is not a good indicator of sixth-grade math performance. Mr. Walker is most concerned with the test’s:
28.Nancy group-administered a standardized math test. By mistake she gave her students too little time when they took the test. What can we conclude about the validity of the scores the students will receive?
a.The scores will be valid since she gave the students too little time, not too much.
b.The scores will be valid because the validity of the scores is not dependent on amount of time allotted.
c.The scores will be invalid because her students will be compared to those who had full time.
d.The scores will be invalid because standardized tests are not meant to be group administered.
29.A school committee tries to determine if a standardized test measures the same dimensions of learning as their curriculum. The committee is assessing:
30.A standardized test for elementary mathematics students that accurately correlates with high school algebra grades and test scores demonstrates: