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Assessment/Evaluation Topics: Bloom's Sample Test

Sample Test Questions - Six Levels of Learning

This information has been adapted  from the University of Victoria Counseling Services.

RECOGNITION QUESTIONS (knowledge - simple recall)

  1. A society where daughters are expected to remain in their parents' household and the sons move in with their wives is called:
    a. a matrilocal society
    b. a neolocal society
    c. a matriarchal society
    d. a bilateral society
  2. A group of relatives by marriage constitute:
    a. a conjugal family
    b. an extended family
    c. a nuclear family
    d. none of the above
  3. 3. People who are related by blood are kin. (True or False?)

RECALL QUESTIONS (Comprehension - shows understanding)

  1. Describe the major differences among patrilineal, matrilineal, and bilateral societies.
  2. Define:
    a. extended family
    b. nuclear family

APPLICATION QUESTION (use the information in a new context)

  1. Sammy's parents had a party for him on his fifth birthday. They invited both sets of grandparents, and Sammy's father's brother and his children. This is called a gathering of:
    a. a consanguine family
    b. a conjugal family
    c. an egalitarian family
    d. a patriarchal family

ANALYSIS QUESTIONS (connecting patterns, identifying hidden meanings)

  1. Explain the patrilocal society in terms of lineage and dominance of the sexes.
  2. Explain the term conjugal families, by making reference to the different types of societies to which they could belong.
  3. Kin can be best analyzed by examining:
    a. the society to which they belong
    b. their pattern of descent
    c. their form of family organization
    d. the type of family unit to which they belong

SYNTHESIS QUESTIONS (relate knowledge from several areas)

  1. Explain why it is likely that a matriarchal family system would be found in a matrilocal or matrilineal society
  2. Which one of these combinations of society descriptions is unlikely to exist within one society:
    a. neolocal, egalitarian, nuclear
    b. patrilocal, patrilineal, patrilocal
    c. bilateral, egalitarian, nuclear
    d. extended family, conjugal family, kin

EVALUATION QUESTION (assess value of theories)

  1. Describe the economic consequence of a neolocal society. Support your description with information you have learned from this course.