Test Development and Evaluation Past Papers


Subject: Test Development and Evaluation

Time Allowed: 15 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only.  Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the right answer, cutting and overwriting are not allowed. (10)

1. In general, group administered tests
a. should be used for program placement
b. are usually used for diagnostic purposes
c. permit observation of the students’ approach to a task
d. are usually used for screening purposes
2. Which of the following does not need to be considered in order to establish content validity?
a. Appropriateness of the content
b. How content is measured
c. Completeness of the content
d. Gender of the student
3. Which statement is NQT true about observation in which the observer is present in the setting?
a. It usually involves artificial apparatus (e.g.. video-recorder)
b. Reactivity usually is an issue
c. Reactivity is usually not an issue
d. It can be restrictive
4. Developing criterion-referenced curriculum-based assessment instruments involves
a. completing a psychological evaluation of the student
b. identifying skills 10 be measured. objectives, and standards of performance
c. prioritizing objectives
d. .identifying objectives for a single student
5. The Think Aloud procedure is often used with which assessment technique?
a. Authentic assessment
b. Portfolio assessment
c. Diagnostic interview
d. Criterion-referenced testing
6. The degree of reliability needed is dependent on the type of
a) Test
b) Subject
c) Decision
d) All of the above
7. The extent to which an assessment instrument measures what is supposed to measure is called
a) Reliability
b) Standardization
c) Validity
d) Practicality
8. To test student’s mastery of classroom objectives. indicate which type of test would be used.
a) Achievement Test Battery
b) Separate Test of Content
c) Customized Achievement Test
d) Individual Achievement Test
9. Most standardized tests of aptitude and achievement are high in
a) Reliability
b) Usability
c) Objectivity
d) Validity
10. The Design of an adaptive test usually start with the administration of an item that is expected tobe
a) Very low difficulty
b) High difficulty
c) Average difficulty
d) Low difficulty


Subject: Test Development and Evaluation

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short answer, each question carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: Differentiate between Diagnostic and Formative Assessment

Q#2: Marking a false statement false does not guarantee that the student knows what is true. How should a teacher handle this problem?

Q#3: Define Adequacy and how it is determined while developing a test?

Q#4: Define Criterion Reference Tests and what are its different uses?

Q#5: What is Inter-rater Consistency? How it can be improved?


Part-III Give detailed answers, each question carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Describe the relative merits of using correct-answer and best-answer multiple-choice items. What types of learning outcomes are best measured by each type of multiple-choice item?

Q#2: What are the ethical issues related to assessment? Describe.

Q#3: What are some of the perceived advantages and disadvantages of fixed-choice tests relative to complex-performance assessments?


Subject: Test Development and Evaluation

Time Allowed: 15 Min

Total Marks: 10

NOTE: ATTEMPT THIS PAPER ON THIS QUESTION SHEET ONLY. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the correct option, each question carries equal marks. (10)

1. Evaluation that monitors learning progress is
a. Placement Evaluation
b. Diagnostic evaluation
c. Formative evaluation
d. Summative evaluation
2. Formal and systematic procedure of getting information is?
a. Test
b. Measurement
c. Assessment
d. Evaluation
3. Which is from the following NOT a formal assessment?
a. Assignment
b. Paper
c. Quiz
d. Discussion
4. The quality of test that measures “what it claims to measure” is
a. Validity
b. differentiability
c. Objectivity
d. Reliability
5. Objective type questions have advantage over essay type because such questions;
a. are easy to prepare
b. are easy to solve
c. are easy to mark
d. none of above
6. What is the purpose of a table of specifications?
a. To help choose the content to be taught
b. To specify what an Evaluation should measure
¢. To demonstrate teacher effectiveness
d. To make sure that affective objectives are included
7. The purpose of the evaluation is to make?
a. decision
b. prediction
c. Judgement
d. Opinion
8. The teacher announces that in two weeks, a test worth 50% of the semester grade will be administered. What type of test is this teacher planning to give?
a. Maximum performance
b. Minimum performance
c. Typical performance
d. Formative performance
9. Which is an example of an informal assessment?
a. A homework assignment.
b. A quiz on a social studies chapter.
c. An externally mandated achievement test.
d. A behavioral observation.
10. An instructional objective is sound if it
a. lists teacher behavior.
b. uses verbs like “know” or “learn.”
c. uses verbs like “match” or “differentiate.”
d. uses multiple adjectives.


Subject: School Management

Time Allowed: 2 Hour 45 Min

Total Marks: 50



Part-II Give short answers, each question carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: What are the objectives of evaluation?

Q#2: Write the uses of summative evaluation in teaching process.

Q#3: What important steps should keep in mind for assembling the test?

Q#4: Define reliability and explain with two examples


Part-III Give detailed answers, each question carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: What is difference between objective type and subjective type test? Give their merits and demerits.

Q#2: Explain nature of Multiple Choice Items. Describe advantages and limitations of Multiple Choice Items.

Q#3: Find the arithmetic mean, median and mode of Urdu test scores of 10 students

47           43           64           51           42

40           48           36           55           46