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51.Molly has decided to use only true-false items on her social studies mid term examination. Students’ ability to guess on true-false items is likely to:
a.increase reliability but decrease validity.
b.increase both reliability and validity.
c.decrease both reliability and validity.
d.increase validity but decrease reliability.
52.Of the following, which is a disadvantage of completion items?
a.They generally measure lower-level objectives.
b.They take a lot of teacher time to construct.
c.They take a lot of teacher time to grade.
d.They are less reliable than essay items.
53.Lin scores all her students’ essay items without looking at their names. By scoring students’ class papers anonymously, Lin is most likely to:
a.increase both the validity and the reliability of her scoring.
b.increase the reliability but have no effect on the validity of her scoring.
c.increase the validity but have no effect on the reliability of her scoring
d.have little impact on either the reliability or the validity of her scoring.
54.When scoring essay items, the use of a rubric is likely to increase
c.neither reliability nor validity.
d.both reliability and validity.
55.Which of the following paper-and-pencil item formats is typically easiest to construct but hardest to reliably score?
56.Which of the following steps should teachers avoid, if possible, in scoring essay examinations?
a.Scoring a few papers at one sitting
b.Grading papers anonymously
c.Reading through the test papers one question at a time
d.Developing a model answer as a guide to scoring
57.Of the following, which is the most accurate description of commercially available tests?
a.They are known to be generally valid.
b.They are known to be highly reliable.
c.They consistently measure essential classroom objectives.
d.They most commonly assess lower-level objectives
58.Asking students to demonstrate skills similar to those required in real-world settings best describes:
59.Marcy’s assessment of her advanced music students is based upon how well her students can perform their recital pieces. Marcy’s assessment is best categorized as a(n):
60.Mim is a physical education teacher. She assesses student learning during her softball unit by using batting average and fielding errors. These measures of student learning are best identified as: