ERIC Number: ED424145
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jan
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Social Studies 33 Grade 12 Diploma Examination.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Student Evaluation Branch.
This booklet presents the social studies test required for graduation in Alberta, Canada. The grade 12 diploma examination consists of multiple-choice questions (60 percent of the total mark) and written response questions (40 percent). Time for the examination is expected to be two-and-one-half hours with an additional one-half hour given to complete the exam. Questions are correlated to an interpretation of charts, graphs, political cartoons, tables, maps, and other items. The essay questions have four writing assignments requiring students to discuss advantages and disadvantages of a free-market economic system with support of the explanation. (EH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Testing, Foreign Countries, Graduation Requirements, High Schools, Social Studies, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Test Content
Learning Resources Distribution Centre, 12360 142nd St., Edmonton, Alberta, T5L 4X9 Canada.
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Student Evaluation Branch.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Alberta Grade Twelve Diploma Examinations