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cloze test

(kləʊz)
n
(Psychology) a test of the ability to comprehend text in which the reader has to supply the missing words that have been removed from the text at regular intervals
[altered from close to complete a pattern (in Gestalt theory)]
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Noun1.cloze test - a test for diagnosing reading ability; words are deleted from a prose passage and the reader is required to fill in the blanks
diagnostic assay, diagnostic test - an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
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cloze test

nWortergänzungstest m, → Lückentest m
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The first uses simply the online assessment through multiple choice questions or multiple choice cloze tests. This kind of assessment is easy to be automated but it is not suitable for assessing conceptual skills in computer programming.
The main tool used to measure English language competence was a C-test, which is based on the principle of cloze tests and is thought to be a good measure of grammatical and lexical competence that correlates well with other general language competence measures.
Tasks consisted of multiple choice questions, cloze tests, and matching activities (Figure 1).
"A preliminary inquiry into using corpus word frequency data in the automatic generation of English language cloze tests", CALICO Journal, pages 15-33, 1997.
Along the same lines, Greene (2001) found out that rational deletion cloze tests and true-false reading comprehension tests produce the same mean and dispersion among college level students.
(2000) Effects of cultural schemata on students' test-taking processes for cloze tests: A multiple data source approach.
Keshavarz et al [13], after carrying out a study on the collocational competence and cloze test performance, state that there is a virtual lack of empirical research on the relationship between EFL learners' collocational knowledge and their performance on cloze tests.
Kobayashi, "Cloze tests revisited: exploring item characteristics with special attention to scoring methods," The Modern Language Journal, vol.
Although in the literature there are various score ranges for interpreting performance on cloze tests (see DuBay, 2004), the preferred score ranges for this current study were those used by Kithinji & Kass (2010) in a readability study of IC forms in Kenya.
The text includes inventories and checklists to assess the interests and priorities of children, teens, and adults; graded word recognition lists and reader's passages; phonics and structural analysis inventories; English language learning, spelling, arithmetic, visual and auditory discrimination, preliteracy and emerging literacy, and cloze tests; and instructions for evaluating language abilities and constructing curriculum-based assessments.
Table 4 below also shows a summary of errors counts in the multiple-choice and cloze tests in the three levels.