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Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Nancy Kotowski, County Superintendent of Schools

What are Traditional Test Items?

Traditional test items are question types commonly found on other types of assessment. Most students and teachers will be familiar with these question types. They are included here for the sake of completeness.

Scroll below to explore the different test items or click on the name in the table to jump straight to one.


Short Answer
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Students use the keyboard to construct a paragraph-level response.

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Multiple Choice [back to top]

Students choose from a list of possible responses.

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True or False [back to top]

Students select whether a series of statements are true or false (or sometimes, like in the below question, affirmative or negative).

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Calculator Entry [back to top]

Students answer the question by clicking on calculator keys or by typing in the response using their keyboard. The test allows for students to answer in different formats. The demo question below can be correctly answered using .75, 3/4, or equivalent fractions.

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Table Entry [back to top]

Students use the keyboard to input one or more values in a table.

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Shann Chu

Educational Technology Administrator
schu@montereycoe.org
Phone: 831.755.0394

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