Matching items require students to match a series of stems
or premises to a response or principle. They consist of a set of directions,
a column of statements and a column of responses.
Directions: Column I contains descriptions
of geographic characteristics of wind belts. For each statement
find the appropriate wind belt in Column II. Record your answer
in the appropriate space on the answer sheet. Answers may be used
more than once.
- Region of high pressure, calm, and light winds
- The belt of calm air nearest the equator.
- A wind belt in the northern hemisphere typified by a continual
- Most of the United States is found in this belt.
- Horse latitudes
- Polar easterlies
- Prevailing easterlies
- Prevailing westerlies
Example from Ron
J. McBeath ed. (1992)
Instructing and Evaluating Higher Education: A Guidebook for Planning
Learning Outcomes (New Jersey: ETP) 207.