Sample answers are given for each question. Morrison, Susan and Free, Kathleen. A referendum can be binding or advisory. Skip the ones that are too hard and go back later. A difficulty which can plague a referendum of two issues or more is called the separability problem. For example, to prepare for multiple-choice tests, curriculum may focus on memorizing definitions and recognizing naming concepts.
Problem-solving and higher-order reasoning skills are better assessed through short-answer and essay tests. Students should spend about three to five minutes answering each short-answer question on the lines provided.
Additional Resources Burton, Steven J. Additionally, it is important to note that questions phrased ambiguously may confuse test-takers. The answer must be based on the correct passage. The short-answer and long-answer questions are designed to have students process the information in the passage, analyze it, and organize it for the answer.
Take 10 minutes to answer the long ones. James Madison argued that direct democracy is the " tyranny of the majority ".
Typology[ edit ] The term referendum covers a variety of different meanings. Thus, what is treated as "true" may not be. Beyond that, there remains an intense debate among historians about the justification for the use of the atomic bomb. Our engineers have informed me that one set of equipment i.
If they substantially control curriculum or instruction, or are the basis of major conclusions that are reported to the public e.
Plausible alternatives serve as functional distractors, which are those chosen by students that have not achieved the objective but ignored by students that have achieved the objective. Informing instruction Even with carefully written distractors, as in the "night and day" example, it is often hard to know why a student got a question wrong or right.
A test taker's first-instinct attraction to a distractor is thus often a reaction that probably should be revised in light of a careful consideration of each of the answer choices.
A few state tests have a quarter, a half or even more "open-ended" or "constructed-response" items, usually short answer questions.
The R state, with oxygen bound to a heme group, has a different conformation and does not allow this interaction. Those who don't quite get it often are attracted by answer B.A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is invited to vote on a particular proposal.
Possible answers are "fixed" in advance rather than left open for the learner to generate or supply.
Describe a normal school day in the life of a student in your country including hours, class subjects, meals, rules, dress, and extra-curricular activities. These questions are multiple-choice questions that ask you to select only one answer choice from a list of five choices.
Tips for Answering. Use the fact that the answer is there. If your answer is not one of the five answer choices given, you should assume that your answer is incorrect and do the following. Multiple-choice items can be easier than open-ended questions asking the same thing.
This is because it is harder to recall an answer than to recognize it. Test-wise students know that it is sometimes easier to work backwards from the answer options, looking for the one that best fits.Download