
Remarks/Examples
 Example: Which will give you more: three 6inch pizzas or two 8inch pizzas? Explain your answer.
TEST ITEM SPECIFICATIONS
 Reporting Category: Geometry

Item Type(s):
This benchmark will be assessed using:
MC
,
FR
item(s)
Also Assesses:
MA.912.G.6.2 Define and identify: circumference, radius, diameter, arc, arc length, chord, secant, tangent and concentric circles.
MA.912.G.6.4 Determine and use measures of arcs and related angles (central, inscribed, and intersections of secants and tangents).
 Clarification :
Students will solve problems related to circles.  Content Limits :
All angle measurements will be in degrees.
Items may require statements and/or justifications to complete formal and informal proofs.
 Stimulus Attributes :
Items may be set in either realworld or mathematical contexts.
Graphics should be used in most of these items, as appropriate.
SAMPLE TEST ITEMS (2)
 Test Item #: Sample Item 1
 Question:
Allison created an embroidery design of a stylized star emblem. The perimeter of the design is made by alternating semicircle and quartercircle arcs. Each arc is formed from a circle with a 2 1/2 inch diameter. There are 4 semicircle and 4 quartercircle arcs, as shown in the diagram below.
To the nearest whole inch, what is the perimeter of Allison’s design?
 Difficulty: N/A
 Type: MC: Multiple Choice
 Test Item #: Sample Item 2
 Question:
Kayla inscribed kite ABCD in a circle, as shown below.
If the measure of arc ADC is 255° in Kayla’s design, what is the measure, in degrees, of ∠ADC ?
 Difficulty: N/A
 Type: FR: Fillin Response
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