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# Study Guide Review

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## In standardized testing, test tasks are presented under standard conditions so that the student's performance can be compared to the performance of the ____________ ____________.

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## Which of the following statements describe(s) an adequate testing environment?

 One of the student's parents or the student's teacher is present in the testing room. Chairs and a table are available for the student and the tester. All of the equipment and test materials needed for the session are placed on the test table, ready for use. The temperature and ventilation in the room are comfortable for the student. The testing room is located near popular school activities such as music and physical education.

## Which of the following is not good practice in introducing the students to the testing situation?

 Tests should be scheduled at the same time as the students' favorite classroom activities. Physical needs of the students should be attended to before testing begins. The students should be informed about the purpose of testing. The tester should explain to the student what will happen during the test, including the length of the session, types of test activities, and so forth.

## Preparing a student psychologically for testing is called

 Establishing the basal Establishing rapport Coaching Projective analysis

## Suppose a professional began test administration with item number 10 in an attempt to establish a basal of four consecutively numbered correct responses. If the student failed item 10, what test item should be administrated next?

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## Give two reasons why it is important to observe the student's behavior during test administration.

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## Choose the statement that best explains the meaning of the score.

 When a student earns a percentile rank score of 54, this result means that 54% of the test questions were answered correctly. An age-equivalent score of 10-3 indicates that the student's raw score is equal to the average raw score of grade 10.3 students in the norm group. If test standard scores are distributed with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15, a standard score of 85 indicates performance one standard deviation below the mean. If test standard deviation scores are distributed with a mean of 50 and a standard deviation of 10, a standard score of 70 indicates performance two standard deviations below the mean.

## A student received a standard score of 100 on a test in which the mean standard score is 100, the standard deviation is 15, and the scores are normally distributed. The standard score of 100

 Falls at the 50th percentile Is within the average range Indicates performance at the mean All of the above statements are true

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## A student earned a standard score of 73 on a test, with a standard error of measurement of 6. In what range of scores would the student's true score be expected to fall 68% of the time?

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## How are computers best used in assessment?

 Administration of test of intellectual performance Conversion of raw scores to derived scores Interpretation of results Preparation of test reports

## Testing can be modified if the professional is interested in studying the student's performance under alternate administration conditions. One example is to extend (or to remove) the time limits for test tasks. Give four other examples.

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