ASSESSMENTS

Lesson 1 – 10 question assessment incorporating multiple choice and matching questions. Each question is worth 4 points. Learners need to score 70% or better to pass.

For consistency, the correct answer is listed first in the assessment questions shown.

Question 1

 A generation is the average span of time between the birth of parents and that of their children (approximately twenty to twenty-five years).

True

False

10 points

Question 2

An ancestor is a person from whom one is descended.

True

False

10 points

Question 3

Family History is another name for genealogy that goes beyond getting the names and dates of ancestors.

True

False

10 points

Question 4

  1. What is a Record in genealogy?
a. A written account of a very important life event such as birth, marriage or death
b. Any written account
c. A LP or vinyl record
d. The sum of the past achievements or actions of a person or organization, track record

10 points

Question 5

Immigration is the process by which a person leaves the land of his or her birth to:

a. to obtain citizenship
b. to live in another country
c. Either; to obtain citizenship or to live in another country
d. neither

10 points

Question 6

  1. Naturalization is the process by which an immigrant becomes a citizen.
True
False

10 points

Question 7

A(n)____________ is a person who counts. In the case of the census, it is the position filled by a person counting the residents of a particular assigned area.

a. Enumerator
b. Counter
c. Census taker
d. Accountant

10 points

Question 8

  1. A ______________ is an index for the census that is coded by the way a name sounds in addition to its actual spelling.
a. Soundex
b. Index
c. Sound
d. Record

10 points

Question 9

  1. A _______________ is a record (usually in book form) consisting of information that has been gathered from original records, other compiled records and verbal testimony.
a. Compiled Record
b. Book
c. Archive
d. Journal

10 points

Question 10

____________: Is a person’s last name or family name.

a. Surname
b. Maiden name
c. Given name
d. Former name

Assessments

Lesson 2 – 10 question assessment incorporating multiple choice and matching questions. Each question is worth 10 points. Learners need to score 70% or better to pass.

 

Note: For consistency, the correct answer is listed first in the assessment questions shown.

Question 1

  1. State and County records include the birth, death and marriage indexes.

True

False

10 points

Question 2

  1. Death records can come from obituaries, findagrave.com, cemetery records, newspaper announcements, and funeral home records.

True

False

10 points

Question 3

  1. Immigration & naturalization records can be found in passenger ship lists, U.S. passport applications, Homestead Land Act records, among other sources.

True

False

10 points

Question 4

  1. Military records can include:
Draft registration records
Birth index records
Homestead Land Act records
Federal Census records

10 points

Question 5

  1. What is the name of the only completely free online tree?
WikiTree.com
Ancestry.com
Geni.com
MyHeritage.com

10 points

Question 6

  1. What types of files can be added to your family tree?
Most media files, such as audio, picture files, and documents.
Any file types
It depends on the site.
Some file types, such as pictures and movies

10 points

Question 7

  1. If you get a match when searching for a family member, how accurate is that?
potentially
positively
negatively
A slim chance

10 points

Question 8

  1. ___________with family members is a good way to expand your family tree.
Collaborating
Sharing
Working
Connecting

10 points

Question 9

  1. Which information should be hidden on an online family tree?
Living family members personal information
Any family members personal information
Dead family members personal information
Your personal information

10 points

Question 10

  1. A _______ can be added to a family tree as a document or media file.
story
note
hint
correction

 

Rubric

No rubric is required for the assessments or other learning activities in this course. However, there are several samples and guides for the activities and projects.

Final Assessment

The final assessment for this course will be a review, where the student will be asked to reflect and go over the lessons. The final activity is to put all the learner has discovered and to complete the task.

 Grading

The learner’s grades will be calculated from activities, projects, and assessment scores for all three lessons. If the learner does not pass one particular lesson, they will be asked to review that lesson in order to pass the course.

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