Professional Education Practice Quiz| Volume 2 Part 6

Professional Education Practice Quiz| Volume 2 Part 6

This is the Multiple Choice Questions in Professional Education part 1 as one coverage of Licensure Examinations for Teachers (LET). The exam is divided into two classifications. First is the elementary level exam which covers topics from General Education (GenEd) 40% and Professional Education (ProfEd) 60%. Secondly is the secondary level which covers GenEd 20%, ProfEd 40% and area of specialization 40%. I assume you are looking for a reviewer that will help you achieve your goal to become a professional License teacher very soon. Yes, you are in the right place to make your dream come true. Make sure to familiarize each and every questions to increase the chance of passing the Licensure Examinations for Teachers (LET).

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (Elementary and Secondary) Coverage

  • Teaching Profession, Social Dimensions of Education
  • Principles of Teaching, Educational Technology, Curriculum Development
  • Facilitating Learning, Child and Adolescent Development
  • Assessment of Student Learning, Developmental Reading
  • Field Study, Practice Teaching

Practice Exam Test Questions

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

1. Who among the teachers described below is doing assessment?

A. Mrs. Bautista who is administering a test to her students.

B. Mr. Ferrer who is counting the scores obtained by the students in his test.

C. Ms. Leyva who is computing the final grade of the students after completing all their requirements.

D. Prof. Cuevas who is planning for a remedial instruction after knowing that students perform poorly in her test


Option C

2. Mr. Fernandez is judging the accuracy of these statements. Which statements will he consider as correct?
I. Test is a tool to measure a trait.
II. Measurement is the process of qualifying a given trait.
III. Assessment is the gathering of quantitative and qualitative data.
IV. Evaluation is the analysis of quantitative and qualitative data for decision making

A. I and II only

B. III and IV only

C. I, II, and III

D. I, III and IV


Option D

3. If I have to use the most authentic method of assessment, which of these procedures should I consider?

A. Traditional Test

B. Performance-based Assessment

C. Written Test

D. Objective Assessment


Option B

4. After doing the exercise on verbs, Ms. Borillo gave a short quiz to find out how well students have understood the lesson. What type of assessment was done?

A. Summative Assessment

B. Formative Assessment

C. Diagnostic Assessment

D. Placement Assessment


Option B

5. Who among the teachers below performed a diagnostic assessment?

A. Ms. Santos who asked questions when the discussion was going on to know who among h er students understood what she was trying to emphasize.

B. Mr. Colubong who gave a short quiz after discussing thoroughly the lesson to determine the programs of learning.

C. Ms. Ventura who gave 10-item test to find out the specific lessons which the students failed to understand.

D. Mrs. Lopez who administered a readiness test to the incoming grade one pupils.


Option C

6. You are assessing for learning. Which of these will you likely do?

A. Giving grades to students

B. Reporting to parents the performance of their child.

C. Recommending new policies in grading students.

D. Assessing the strengths and weaknesses of students.


Option D

7. Ms. Saplan is planning to do an assessment of learning. Which of these should she include in her plan considering her purpose for assessment?

A. How to give immediate feedback to student's strengths and weaknesses

B. How to determine the area of interest of learners

C. How to certify student's achievement

D. How to design one's instruction


Option C

8. You targeted that after instruction, your students should be able to show their ability to solve problems with speed and accuracy. You then designed a tool to measure this ability. What principle of assessment did you consider in this situation?

A. Assessment should be based on clear and appropriate learning targets or objectives.

B. Assessment should have a positive consequence on student's learning

C. Assessment should be reliable.

D. Assessment should be fair.


Option A

9. Ms. Ortega tasked her students to show how to play basketball. What learning target is she assessing?

A. Knowledge

B. Reasoning

C. Skills

D. Products


Option C

10. Mr. Ravelas made an essay test for the objective "Identify the planets in the solar system". Was the assessment method used the most appropriate for the given objective? Why?

A. Yes, because essay test is easier to construct than objective test.

B. Yes, because essay test can measure any type of objective.

C. No, he should have conducted oral questioning.

D. No, he should have prepared an objective test.


Option D

11. Mr. Cidro wants to test students' knowledge of the different places in the Philippines, their capital and their products and so he gave his students an essay test. If you were the teacher, will you do the same?

A. No, the giving of an objective test is more appropriate than the use of essay.

B. No, such method of assessment is inappropriate because essay is difficult.

C. Yes, essay test could measure more than what other tests could measure.

D. Yes, essay test is the best in measuring any type of knowledge.


Option A

12. What type of validity does the Pre-board examination possess if its results can explain how the students will likely perform in their licensure examination?

A. Concurrent

B. Predictive

C. Construct

D. Content


Option B

13. Ms. Aviz wants to determine if the students' scores in their Final Test is reliable. However, she has only one set of test and her students are already on vacation. What test of reliability can she employ?

A. Test-Retest

B. Kuder Richardson Method

C. Equivalent Forms

D. Test-Retest with Equivalent Forms


Option B

Refer to this case in answering items 14-15

Two teachers of the same grade level have set the following objectives for the day's lesson. At the end of the period, the students should be able to:

To assess the attainment of the objectives, Teacher A required the students to construct a bar graph for the given set of data then she asked them to interpret this using a set of questions as guide. Teacher B presented a bar graph then asked them to interpret this using also a set of guide questions.

a. Construct bar graph, and

b. Interpret bar graphs

14. Whose practice is acceptable based on the principles of assessment?

A. Teacher A

B. Teacher B

C. Both Teacher A and B

D. Neither Teacher A nor Teacher B


Option A

15. Which is true about the given case?

A. Objective A matched with performance-based assessment while B can be assessed using the traditional pen-and-paper objective test.

B. Objective A matched with traditional assessment while B can be assessed using a performance-based method.

C. Both objective A and B matched with performance-based assessment.

D. Both objective A and B matched with traditional assessment.


Option A

16. In the context of the Theory of Multiple Intelligence, which is a weakness of the paper-pencil test?

A. It puts non-linguistically intelligent at a disadvantage.

B. It is not easy to administer.

C. It utilizes so much time.

D. It lacks reliability.


Option A

17. Mr. Umayam is doing a performance-based assessment for the day's lesson. Which of the following will most likely happen?

A. Students are evaluated in one sitting.

B. Students do an actual demonstration of their skill.

C. Students are evaluated in the most objective manner.

D. Students are evaluated based on varied evidences of learning


Option B

18. Ms. del Rosario rated her students in terms of appropriate and effective use of some laboratory equipment and measurement tools and the students ability to follow the specified procedures. What mode of assessment should Miss del Rosario use?

A. Portfolio Assessment

B. Journal Assessment

C. Traditional Assessment

D. Performance-based Assessment


Option D

19. Mrs. Hilario presented the lesson on baking through a group activity so that the students will not just learn how to bake but also develop their interpersonal skills. How should this lesson be assessed?

I. She should give the students an essay test explaining how they baked the cake.

II. The students should be graded on the quality of their baked cake using a rubric.

III. The students in a group should rate the members based on their ability to cooperate in their group activity.

IV. She should observe how the pupils perform their tasks.

A. I, II, and III only

B. I, III, and IV only

C. I, II and IV only

D. I, II, III, and IV


Option C

20. If a teacher has set objectives in all domains or learning targets and which could be assessed using a single performance task, what criterion in selecting a task should she consider?

A. Generalizability

B. Fairness

C. Multiple Foci

D. Teachability


Option C

21. Which term refers to the collection of students' products and accomplishments in a given period for evaluation purposes?

A. Diary

B. Portfolio

C. Anecdotal record

D. Observation report


Option B

22. Mrs. Catalan allowed the students to develop their own portfolio in their own style as long as they show all the non-negotiable evidences of learning. What principle in portfolio assessment explains this practice?

A. Content Principle

B. Learning Principle

C. Equity Principle

D. Product Principle


Option C

23. How should the following steps in portfolio assessment be arranged logically?

I. Set targets

II. Select evidences

III. Collect evidences

IV. Rate Collection

V. Reflect on Evidences

A. I, II, III, IV, V

B. I, III, II, V, IV

C. I, II, III, V, IV

D. I, III, V, II, IV


Option B

24. Which could be seen in a rubric?

I. Objective in a high level of cognitive behavior

II. Multiple criteria in assessing learning

III. Quantitative descriptions of the quality of work

IV. Qualitative descriptions of the quality of work

A. I and II only

B. II, III and IV only

C. I, II and III

D. I, II, III and IV


Option B

25. The pupils are to be judged individually on their mastery of the singing of the national anthem so their teacher let them sing individually. What should the teacher use in rating the performance of the pupils considering the fact that the teacher has only one period to spend in evaluating her 20 pupils?

A. Analytic

B. Holistic

C. Either holistic or analytic

D. Both holistic and analytic


Option B

26. Mrs. Pua is judging the worth of the project of the students in her Science class based on a set of criteria. What process describes what she is doing?

A. Testing

B. Measuring

C. Evaluating

D. Assessing


Option B

27. Mrs. Acebuche is comparing measurement from evaluation. Which statement explains the difference?

A. Measurement is assigning a numerical value to a given trait while evaluation is giving meaning to the numerical value of the trait.

B. Measurement is the process of gathering while evaluation is the process of quantifying the data gathered.

C. Measurement is the process of quantifying data while evaluation is the process of organizing data.

D. Measurement is a pre-requisite of assessment while evaluation is the pre-requisite of testing.


Option C

28. Ms. Ricafort uses alternative methods of assessment. Which of the following will she not likely use?

A. Multiple Choice Test

B. Reflective Journal Writing

C. Oral Presentation

D. Developing Portfolios


Option A

29. Ms. Camba aims to measure a product of learning. Which of these objectives will she most likely set for her instruction?

A. Show positive attitude towards learning common nouns

B. Identify common nouns in a reading selection

C. Construct a paragraph using common nouns

D. User a common noun in a sentence


Option C

30. The students of Mrs. Valino are very noisy. To keep them busy, they were given any test available in the classroom and then the results were graded as a way to punish them. Which statement best explains if the practice is acceptable or not?

A. The practice is acceptable because the students behaved well when they were given a test.

B. The practice is not acceptable because it violates the principle of reliability.

C. The practice is not acceptable because it violates the principle of validity.

D. The practice is acceptable since the test results are graded.


Option C

31. Ms. Delos Angeles advocates assessment for learning. Which will she NOT likely do?

A. Formative Assessment

B. Diagnostic Assessment

C. Placement Assessment

D. Summative Assessment


Option A

32. At the beginning of the school year, the 6-year old pupils were tested to find out who among them can already read. The result was used to determine their sections. What kind of test was given to them?

A. Diagnostic

B. Formative

C. Placement

D. Summative


Option C

33. The grade six pupils were given a diagnostic test in addition and subtraction of whole numbers to find out if they can proceed to the next unit. However, the results of the test were very low. What should the teacher do?

A. Proceed to the next lesson to be able to finish all the topics in the course.

B. Construct another test parallel to the given test to determine the consistency of the scores.

C. Count the frequency of errors to find out the lessons that the majority of students need to relearn.

D. Record the scores then inform the parents about the very poor performance of their child in mathematics.


Option C

34. Mrs. Nogueras is doing an assessment of learning. At what stage of instruction should she do it?

A. Before instruction

B. After instruction

C. Prior to instruction

D. During the instructional process


Option D

35. Mr. Cartilla developed an Achievement Test in Math for her grade three pupils. Before she finalized the test she examined carefully if the test items were constructed based on the competencies that have to be tested. What test of validity was she trying to establish?

A. Content-validity

B. Concurrent validity

C. Predictive validity

D. Construct validity


Option A

36. Mrs. Robles wants to establish the reliability of her achievement test in English. Which of the following activities will help achieve her purpose?

A. Administer two parallel tests to different groups of students.

B. Administer two equivalent tests to the same group of students

C. Administer a single test but two different groups of students.

D. Administer two different tests but to the same group of students.


Option B

Refer to the situation below in answer items 37 and 38

A teacher set the following objectives for the day's lesson:

At the end of the period, the students should be able to:

a. Identify the parts of friendly letter

b. Construct a friendly letter using the MS Word, and

c. Show interest towards the day's lesson

To assess the attainment of the objectives, Ms. Cidro required the students to construct friendly letter and have it encoded at their Computer Laboratory using the MS Word. The letter should inform one's friend about what one has learned in the day's lesson and how one felt about it.

37. Which is NOT true about the given case?

A. Ms. Cidro practices a balanced assessment.

B. Ms. Cidro's assessment method is performance-based.

C. Ms. Cidro needs a rubric in scoring the work of the students.

D. Ms. Cidro's assessment targets are all in the cognitive domain.


Option D

38. If Mr. Paraiso will have to make a scoring rubric for the student's output, what format is better to construct considering that the teacher has limited time to evaluate their work?

A. Analytic Rubric

B. Holistic Rubric

C. Either A or B

D. Neither A nor B


Option B

39. The school principal has 3 teacher applicants all of whom graduated from the same institution and are licensed teachers. She only needs to hire one. What should she do to choose the best teacher from the three?

I. Give them a placement test.

II. Interview them on why they want to apply in the school.

III. Let them demonstrate how to teach a particular lesson.

IV. Study their portfolios to examine the qualities of the students' outputs when they were in College.

A. I and II.

B. II and III.

C. I and III, IV

D. II, III and IV


Option D

40. What should be done first when planning for a performance-based assessment?

A. Determine the "table of specifications" of the tasks

B. Set the competency to be assessed.

C. Set the criteria in scoring the task.

D. Prepare a scoring rubric.


Option B

41. To maximize the amount of time spent for performance-based assessment, which one should be done?

A. Plan a task that can be used for instruction and assessment at the same time.

B. Assess one objective for one performance task.

C. Set objectives only for cognitive domains.

D. Limit the task to one meeting only.


Option A

42. Who among the teachers below gave the most authentic assessment task for the objective "Solve word problems involving the four basic operations"

A. Mrs. Juliano who presented a word problem involving a four fundamental operations and then asked the pupils to solve it.

B. Mrs. Mandia who asked her pupils to construct a word problem for a given number sentence that involves four fundamental operations and then asked them to solve the word problem they constructed.

C. Mrs. Malang who asked her pupils to construct any word problem that involves the four fundamental operations and then asked them to show how to solve it.

D. Mrs. Pontipedra who asked her pupils to construct any word problem that involves the four fundamental operations then formed them by twos so that each pair exchanged problems and help solve each other's problem.


Option D

43. Which is wrong to assume about traditional assessment?

A. It can assess individuals objectively.

B. It can assess individuals at the same time.

C. It is easier to administer than performance test.

D. It can assess fairly all the domains of intelligence of an individual


Option D

44. Which statement about performance-based assessment is FALSE?

A. It emphasizes merely process.

B. It also stresses doing, not only knowing.

C. It accentuates on process as well as product.

D. Essay tests are an example of performance-based assessments.


Option A

45. Under which assumption is portfolio assessment based?

A. Portfolio assessment is a dynamic assessment.

B. Assessment should stress the reproduction of knowledge.

C. An individual learner is adequately characterized by a test score.

D. An individual learner is inadequately characterized by a test score.


Option D

46. Which is a good portfolio evidence of a student's acquired knowledge and writing skills?

A. Project

B. Test Results

C. Reflective Journal

D. Critiqued Outputs


Option C

47. When planning for portfolio assessment, which should you do first?

A. Set the targets for portfolio assessment.

B. Exhibit one's work and be proud of one's collection

C. Select evidences that could be captured in one's portfolio

D. Reflect on one's collection and identify strengths and weaknesses


Option A

48. Which kind of rubric is best to use in rating students' projects done for several days?

A. Analytic

B. Holistic

C. Either holistic or analytic

D. Both holistic and analytic


Option A

49. Which is not true of an analytic rubric?

A. It is time consuming

B. It is easier to construct than the holistic rubric

C. It gives one's level of performance per criterion

D. It allows one to pinpoint the strengths and weaknesses of one's work.


Option B

50. Mrs. Bacani prepared a rubric with 5 levels of performance described in 5-excellent, 4-very satisfactory, 3-satisfactory, 2 needs improvement, 1-poor. After using this rubric with these descriptions, she found out that most of her students had a rating of 3. Even those who are evidently poor in their performance had a rating of satisfactory. Cold there be a possible error in the use of the rubric?

A. Yes, the teacher could have committed the generosity error.

B. Yes, the teacher could have committed the central tendency source of error.

C. No, it is just common to see more of the students having grade of 3 in a 5-point scale.

D. No, such result is acceptable as long as it has a positive consequence to the students.


Option B