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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

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

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Short Answer Screenshot

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Multiple Choice

Students choose from a list of possible responses.

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Multiple Choice Screenshot

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True or False

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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True or False Screenshot

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Calculator Entry

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

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

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Table Entry Screenshot

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@montereycoe.org
Phone: 831.755.0394

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