Baseline Test 5 Statistics - Tables

How difficult are the questions?

  • The number in each cell is the percentage of the group that got this question wrong.
  • A high number indicates a difficult question, a low number an easy question.
  • Question Year 6 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10
    Boys Girls All Boys Girls All Boys Girls All Boys Girls All Boys Girls All
    1 33 31 32 20 24 22 20 19 20 21 20 21
    2 27 23 25 22 19 21 19 16 18 19 16 18
    3 17 17 17 16 11 14 13 10 12 13 9 11
    4 36 27 32 26 26 26 19 18 19 22 19 21
    5 72 64 68 51 52 52 54 40 47 50 40 45
    6 54 60 57 33 39 36 27 23 25 30 27 29
    7 53 49 51 49 45 47 47 44 46 47 45 46
    8 77 78 78 65 66 66 67 65 66 66 64 65
    9 81 84 83 85 81 83 83 82 83 83 82 83
    10 27 33 30 27 25 26 27 23 25 25 26 26
    11 63 63 63 53 53 53 49 41 45 48 42 45
    12 85 83 84 83 86 85 77 77 77 78 79 79
    13 63 70 67 63 65 64 59 61 60 64 64 64
    14 66 64 65 66 61 64 64 59 62 65 56 61
    15 48 58 53 45 49 47 38 40 39 35 37 36
    16 52 53 53 39 46 43 38 35 37 35 35 35
    17 74 73 74 65 61 63 64 58 61 65 60 63
    18 54 55 55 45 44 45 38 31 35 37 35 36
    19 77 74 76 74 72 73 73 70 72 75 70 73
    20 70 79 75 67 71 69 65 67 66 66 66 66
    21 74 79 77 71 73 72 73 68 71 74 72 73
    22 79 84 82 76 72 74 75 74 75 77 73 75
    23 64 68 66 55 55 55 54 43 49 55 48 52
    24 84 86 85 79 81 80 76 79 78 76 79 78
    25 62 68 65 67 71 69 71 71 71 75 72 74
    26 69 68 69 56 59 58 52 48 50 54 51 53
    27 83 89 86 74 79 77 74 72 73 74 74 74
    28 41 28 35 24 18 21 23 14 19 21 14 18
    29 62 69 66 50 62 56 43 52 48 44 50 47
    30 53 58 56 41 39 40 37 35 36 41 38 40
    31 36 28 32 28 22 25 26 16 21 24 15 20
    32 42 47 45 39 37 38 37 30 34 35 32 34
    33 88 86 87 78 84 81 72 73 73 74 78 76
    34 56 80 68 38 49 44 30 35 33 39 44 42
    35 63 65 64 51 57 54 45 41 43 45 44 45
    36 66 64 65 51 55 53 49 42 46 53 48 51
    37 73 72 73 69 70 70 73 72 73 71 73 72
    38 74 69 72 62 62 62 58 53 56 59 56 58
    39 64 66 65 62 57 60 60 54 57 58 55 57
    40 72 73 73 65 60 63 53 45 49 57 47 52
    41 84 81 83 71 68 70 69 57 63 66 58 62
    42 51 41 46 42 38 40 40 31 36 41 32 37
    43 71 68 70 62 56 59 60 48 54 58 49 54
    44 46 35 41 35 26 31 36 21 29 35 25 30
    45 81 83 82 79 81 80 80 77 79 80 80 80
    46 68 69 69 64 60 62 56 45 51 56 49 53
    47 90 90 90 78 77 78 77 74 76 81 78 80
    48 83 93 88 75 81 78 68 69 69 70 75 73
    49 74 74 74 59 54 57 56 43 50 55 43 49
    50 65 63 64 57 51 54 57 46 52 57 50 54

    Popular wrong answers.

  • This table identifies the wrong answer with the most selections for each question for each group.
  • Question Year 6 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10
    Boys Girls All Boys Girls All Boys Girls All Boys Girls All Boys Girls All
    1

    a. circle

    a. circle

    a. circle

    a. circle

    a. circle

    a. circle

    a. circle

    a. circle

    a. circle

    a. circle

    a. circle

    a. circle

    2

    b. Square and circle

    b. Square and circle

    b. Square and circle

    b. Square and circle

    b. Square and circle

    b. Square and circle

    b. Square and circle

    b. Square and circle

    b. Square and circle

    b. Square and circle

    b. Square and circle

    b. Square and circle

    3

    a. Playing Pokemon Go near a railway track

    a. Playing Pokemon Go near a railway track

    a. Playing Pokemon Go near a railway track

    d. Giving your online password to your friend’s cousin

    a. Playing Pokemon Go near a railway track

    d. Giving your online password to your friend’s cousin

    a. Playing Pokemon Go near a railway track

    a. Playing Pokemon Go near a railway track

    a. Playing Pokemon Go near a railway track

    a. Playing Pokemon Go near a railway track

    a. Playing Pokemon Go near a railway track

    a. Playing Pokemon Go near a railway track

    4

    d. A pop up message telling you to upgrade your Adobe reader software

    d. A pop up message telling you to upgrade your Adobe reader software

    d. A pop up message telling you to upgrade your Adobe reader software

    b. A message from the Queen to your gran who turned 100 this week

    b. A message from the Queen to your gran who turned 100 this week

    b. A message from the Queen to your gran who turned 100 this week

    b. A message from the Queen to your gran who turned 100 this week

    b. A message from the Queen to your gran who turned 100 this week

    b. A message from the Queen to your gran who turned 100 this week

    b. A message from the Queen to your gran who turned 100 this week

    d. A pop up message telling you to upgrade your Adobe reader software

    b. A message from the Queen to your gran who turned 100 this week

    5

    d. They can be downloaded with just 2 clicks

    d. They can be downloaded with just 2 clicks

    d. They can be downloaded with just 2 clicks

    d. They can be downloaded with just 2 clicks

    d. They can be downloaded with just 2 clicks

    d. They can be downloaded with just 2 clicks

    d. They can be downloaded with just 2 clicks

    d. They can be downloaded with just 2 clicks

    d. They can be downloaded with just 2 clicks

    d. They can be downloaded with just 2 clicks

    d. They can be downloaded with just 2 clicks

    d. They can be downloaded with just 2 clicks

    6

    a. Chess

    c. Despotism

    a. Chess

    a. Chess

    c. Despotism

    c. Despotism

    a. Chess

    c. Despotism

    a. Chess

    a. Chess

    a. Chess

    a. Chess

    7

    a. Be very hard to learn

    a. Be very hard to learn

    a. Be very hard to learn

    c. Work only with modern computers

    c. Work only with modern computers

    c. Work only with modern computers

    c. Work only with modern computers

    c. Work only with modern computers

    c. Work only with modern computers

    c. Work only with modern computers

    c. Work only with modern computers

    c. Work only with modern computers

    8

    a. 6000 volts of electricity will be needed for 6000 connections

    a. 6000 volts of electricity will be needed for 6000 connections

    a. 6000 volts of electricity will be needed for 6000 connections

    a. 6000 volts of electricity will be needed for 6000 connections

    a. 6000 volts of electricity will be needed for 6000 connections

    a. 6000 volts of electricity will be needed for 6000 connections

    a. 6000 volts of electricity will be needed for 6000 connections

    a. 6000 volts of electricity will be needed for 6000 connections

    a. 6000 volts of electricity will be needed for 6000 connections

    a. 6000 volts of electricity will be needed for 6000 connections

    a. 6000 volts of electricity will be needed for 6000 connections

    a. 6000 volts of electricity will be needed for 6000 connections

    9

    a. Prints multiples of 5 from 5 to 60

    d. Prints the numbers from 0 up to 12

    d. Prints the numbers from 0 up to 12

    b. Prints numbers from 0 up to 5

    b. Prints numbers from 0 up to 5

    b. Prints numbers from 0 up to 5

    b. Prints numbers from 0 up to 5

    a. Prints multiples of 5 from 5 to 60

    a. Prints multiples of 5 from 5 to 60

    a. Prints multiples of 5 from 5 to 60

    a. Prints multiples of 5 from 5 to 60

    a. Prints multiples of 5 from 5 to 60

    10

    a. A computer can talk to people like another person

    a. A computer can talk to people like another person

    a. A computer can talk to people like another person

    a. A computer can talk to people like another person

    a. A computer can talk to people like another person

    a. A computer can talk to people like another person

    a. A computer can talk to people like another person

    a. A computer can talk to people like another person

    a. A computer can talk to people like another person

    a. A computer can talk to people like another person

    a. A computer can talk to people like another person

    a. A computer can talk to people like another person

    11

    a. the most effective algorithm for finding the Ace of Hearts is number 3.

    a. the most effective algorithm for finding the Ace of Hearts is number 3.

    a. the most effective algorithm for finding the Ace of Hearts is number 3.

    b. it is impossible to find the Ace of Hearts using algorithm 3

    b. it is impossible to find the Ace of Hearts using algorithm 3

    b. it is impossible to find the Ace of Hearts using algorithm 3

    b. it is impossible to find the Ace of Hearts using algorithm 3

    b. it is impossible to find the Ace of Hearts using algorithm 3

    b. it is impossible to find the Ace of Hearts using algorithm 3

    b. it is impossible to find the Ace of Hearts using algorithm 3

    a. the most effective algorithm for finding the Ace of Hearts is number 3.

    b. it is impossible to find the Ace of Hearts using algorithm 3

    12

    b. 50

    b. 50

    b. 50

    b. 50

    d. 47

    d. 47

    b. 50

    d. 47

    d. 47

    d. 47

    d. 47

    d. 47

    13

    b. .jpg

    b. .jpg

    b. .jpg

    b. .jpg

    b. .jpg

    b. .jpg

    b. .jpg

    b. .jpg

    b. .jpg

    b. .jpg

    b. .jpg

    b. .jpg

    14

    c. They pixelate easily

    c. They pixelate easily

    c. They pixelate easily

    c. They pixelate easily

    c. They pixelate easily

    c. They pixelate easily

    c. They pixelate easily

    c. They pixelate easily

    c. They pixelate easily

    c. They pixelate easily

    c. They pixelate easily

    c. They pixelate easily

    15

    a. Web browsers

    a. Web browsers

    a. Web browsers

    a. Web browsers

    a. Web browsers

    a. Web browsers

    a. Web browsers

    a. Web browsers

    a. Web browsers

    a. Web browsers

    a. Web browsers

    a. Web browsers

    16

    c. Defragmentation tools

    b. Spellchecks

    c. Defragmentation tools

    c. Defragmentation tools

    d. Disk optimisation

    d. Disk optimisation

    c. Defragmentation tools

    c. Defragmentation tools

    c. Defragmentation tools

    c. Defragmentation tools

    c. Defragmentation tools

    c. Defragmentation tools

    17

    a. It is easier to spot mistakes in all the 1s and 0s

    b. Source code is harder for the computer to understand

    a. It is easier to spot mistakes in all the 1s and 0s

    a. It is easier to spot mistakes in all the 1s and 0s

    a. It is easier to spot mistakes in all the 1s and 0s

    a. It is easier to spot mistakes in all the 1s and 0s

    a. It is easier to spot mistakes in all the 1s and 0s

    a. It is easier to spot mistakes in all the 1s and 0s

    a. It is easier to spot mistakes in all the 1s and 0s

    b. Source code is harder for the computer to understand

    b. Source code is harder for the computer to understand

    b. Source code is harder for the computer to understand

    18

    c. Infomatics

    a. Interrogators

    c. Infomatics

    c. Infomatics

    c. Infomatics

    c. Infomatics

    c. Infomatics

    a. Interrogators

    c. Infomatics

    c. Infomatics

    a. Interrogators

    a. Interrogators

    19

    b. 1000 X 1000

    a. 800 X 600

    b. 1000 X 1000

    b. 1000 X 1000

    b. 1000 X 1000

    b. 1000 X 1000

    b. 1000 X 1000

    a. 800 X 600

    b. 1000 X 1000

    a. 800 X 600

    a. 800 X 600

    a. 800 X 600

    20

    a. Reverse engineering

    c. Use by multiple users at once

    c. Use by multiple users at once

    c. Use by multiple users at once

    c. Use by multiple users at once

    c. Use by multiple users at once

    c. Use by multiple users at once

    c. Use by multiple users at once

    c. Use by multiple users at once

    c. Use by multiple users at once

    c. Use by multiple users at once

    c. Use by multiple users at once

    21

    a. Copyright

    a. Copyright

    a. Copyright

    a. Copyright

    a. Copyright

    a. Copyright

    a. Copyright

    a. Copyright

    a. Copyright

    a. Copyright

    a. Copyright

    a. Copyright

    22

    a. Created by robotics

    a. Created by robotics

    a. Created by robotics

    a. Created by robotics

    a. Created by robotics

    a. Created by robotics

    c. Measured in Nm rather than Hz.

    a. Created by robotics

    a. Created by robotics

    c. Measured in Nm rather than Hz.

    a. Created by robotics

    c. Measured in Nm rather than Hz.

    23

    b. FM to AM signals

    b. FM to AM signals

    b. FM to AM signals

    b. FM to AM signals

    b. FM to AM signals

    b. FM to AM signals

    b. FM to AM signals

    b. FM to AM signals

    b. FM to AM signals

    b. FM to AM signals

    b. FM to AM signals

    b. FM to AM signals

    24

    a. Your password

    a. Your password

    a. Your password

    a. Your password

    a. Your password

    a. Your password

    a. Your password

    a. Your password

    a. Your password

    a. Your password

    a. Your password

    a. Your password

    25

    c. The school field temperatures for the month of April

    c. The school field temperatures for the month of April

    c. The school field temperatures for the month of April

    c. The school field temperatures for the month of April

    c. The school field temperatures for the month of April

    c. The school field temperatures for the month of April

    c. The school field temperatures for the month of April

    c. The school field temperatures for the month of April

    c. The school field temperatures for the month of April

    c. The school field temperatures for the month of April

    c. The school field temperatures for the month of April

    c. The school field temperatures for the month of April

    26

    a. The data is random and has no visible pattern

    a. The data is random and has no visible pattern

    a. The data is random and has no visible pattern

    a. The data is random and has no visible pattern

    a. The data is random and has no visible pattern

    a. The data is random and has no visible pattern

    a. The data is random and has no visible pattern

    a. The data is random and has no visible pattern

    a. The data is random and has no visible pattern

    a. The data is random and has no visible pattern

    a. The data is random and has no visible pattern

    a. The data is random and has no visible pattern

    27

    c. Internetism

    c. Internetism

    c. Internetism

    a. Internationalism

    a. Internationalism

    a. Internationalism

    a. Internationalism

    a. Internationalism

    a. Internationalism

    c. Internetism

    a. Internationalism

    a. Internationalism

    28

    a. Look at every 10th page until you find it

    a. Look at every 10th page until you find it

    a. Look at every 10th page until you find it

    b. Work from the back of the book to the beginning

    a. Look at every 10th page until you find it

    b. Work from the back of the book to the beginning

    b. Work from the back of the book to the beginning

    b. Work from the back of the book to the beginning

    b. Work from the back of the book to the beginning

    b. Work from the back of the book to the beginning

    b. Work from the back of the book to the beginning

    b. Work from the back of the book to the beginning

    29

    c. Legacy

    c. Legacy

    c. Legacy

    c. Legacy

    c. Legacy

    c. Legacy

    c. Legacy

    c. Legacy

    c. Legacy

    c. Legacy

    c. Legacy

    c. Legacy

    30

    c. a long password with capitals and lowercase letters making a person's name

    c. a long password with capitals and lowercase letters making a person's name

    c. a long password with capitals and lowercase letters making a person's name

    c. a long password with capitals and lowercase letters making a person's name

    c. a long password with capitals and lowercase letters making a person's name

    c. a long password with capitals and lowercase letters making a person's name

    c. a long password with capitals and lowercase letters making a person's name

    c. a long password with capitals and lowercase letters making a person's name

    c. a long password with capitals and lowercase letters making a person's name

    c. a long password with capitals and lowercase letters making a person's name

    c. a long password with capitals and lowercase letters making a person's name

    c. a long password with capitals and lowercase letters making a person's name

    31

    b. The library computer will not save it properly

    b. The library computer will not save it properly

    b. The library computer will not save it properly

    b. The library computer will not save it properly

    b. The library computer will not save it properly

    b. The library computer will not save it properly

    b. The library computer will not save it properly

    b. The library computer will not save it properly

    b. The library computer will not save it properly

    a. You will forget your password

    a. You will forget your password

    a. You will forget your password

    32

    b. It is harmful to people, especially internally

    b. It is harmful to people, especially internally

    b. It is harmful to people, especially internally

    b. It is harmful to people, especially internally

    b. It is harmful to people, especially internally

    b. It is harmful to people, especially internally

    b. It is harmful to people, especially internally

    b. It is harmful to people, especially internally

    b. It is harmful to people, especially internally

    b. It is harmful to people, especially internally

    b. It is harmful to people, especially internally

    b. It is harmful to people, especially internally

    33

    c. Security

    c. Security

    c. Security

    c. Security

    c. Security

    c. Security

    c. Security

    c. Security

    c. Security

    c. Security

    c. Security

    c. Security

    34

    d. A disk drive

    c. A power supply

    c. A power supply

    a. DDR RAM

    d. A disk drive

    d. A disk drive

    a. DDR RAM

    d. A disk drive

    d. A disk drive

    a. DDR RAM

    d. A disk drive

    d. A disk drive

    35

    a. Using over powered power supplies

    a. Using over powered power supplies

    a. Using over powered power supplies

    a. Using over powered power supplies

    a. Using over powered power supplies

    a. Using over powered power supplies

    a. Using over powered power supplies

    a. Using over powered power supplies

    a. Using over powered power supplies

    a. Using over powered power supplies

    a. Using over powered power supplies

    a. Using over powered power supplies

    36

    c. The wi-fi system will use Ethernet

    c. The wi-fi system will use Ethernet

    c. The wi-fi system will use Ethernet

    c. The wi-fi system will use Ethernet

    b. The wired system will use Bluetooth

    c. The wi-fi system will use Ethernet

    c. The wi-fi system will use Ethernet

    c. The wi-fi system will use Ethernet

    c. The wi-fi system will use Ethernet

    c. The wi-fi system will use Ethernet

    c. The wi-fi system will use Ethernet

    c. The wi-fi system will use Ethernet

    37

    2. 4

    2. 4

    2. 4

    2. 4

    2. 4

    2. 4

    2. 4

    2. 4

    2. 4

    2. 4

    2. 4

    2. 4

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    4. 1110110

    2. 1001001

    4. 1110110

    2. 1001001

    2. 1001001

    2. 1001001

    2. 1001001

    2. 1001001

    2. 1001001

    2. 1001001

    2. 1001001

    2. 1001001

    39

    d. They are smaller, so less travel time for data

    d. They are smaller, so less travel time for data

    d. They are smaller, so less travel time for data

    d. They are smaller, so less travel time for data

    d. They are smaller, so less travel time for data

    d. They are smaller, so less travel time for data

    d. They are smaller, so less travel time for data

    d. They are smaller, so less travel time for data

    d. They are smaller, so less travel time for data

    d. They are smaller, so less travel time for data

    d. They are smaller, so less travel time for data

    d. They are smaller, so less travel time for data

    40

    3. 10 ½

    2. 20.5

    2. 20.5

    3. 10 ½

    3. 10 ½

    3. 10 ½

    2. 20.5

    2. 20.5

    2. 20.5

    2. 20.5

    2. 20.5

    2. 20.5

    41

    b. The machine is checking if entering data is allowed

    b. The machine is checking if entering data is allowed

    b. The machine is checking if entering data is allowed

    b. The machine is checking if entering data is allowed

    b. The machine is checking if entering data is allowed

    b. The machine is checking if entering data is allowed

    b. The machine is checking if entering data is allowed

    b. The machine is checking if entering data is allowed

    b. The machine is checking if entering data is allowed

    b. The machine is checking if entering data is allowed

    b. The machine is checking if entering data is allowed

    b. The machine is checking if entering data is allowed

    42

    c. Driver’s names

    c. Driver’s names

    c. Driver’s names

    c. Driver’s names

    c. Driver’s names

    c. Driver’s names

    c. Driver’s names

    c. Driver’s names

    c. Driver’s names

    c. Driver’s names

    c. Driver’s names

    c. Driver’s names

    43

    c. Passenger is asked for personal details to make sure the seat fits

    c. Passenger is asked for personal details to make sure the seat fits

    c. Passenger is asked for personal details to make sure the seat fits

    c. Passenger is asked for personal details to make sure the seat fits

    c. Passenger is asked for personal details to make sure the seat fits

    c. Passenger is asked for personal details to make sure the seat fits

    c. Passenger is asked for personal details to make sure the seat fits

    c. Passenger is asked for personal details to make sure the seat fits

    c. Passenger is asked for personal details to make sure the seat fits

    c. Passenger is asked for personal details to make sure the seat fits

    c. Passenger is asked for personal details to make sure the seat fits

    c. Passenger is asked for personal details to make sure the seat fits

    44

    c. Please go away

    a. Our tickets are too expensive for you!

    c. Please go away

    a. Our tickets are too expensive for you!

    a. Our tickets are too expensive for you!

    a. Our tickets are too expensive for you!

    a. Our tickets are too expensive for you!

    a. Our tickets are too expensive for you!

    a. Our tickets are too expensive for you!

    a. Our tickets are too expensive for you!

    a. Our tickets are too expensive for you!

    a. Our tickets are too expensive for you!

    45

    b. Checking the name and number details are correct

    b. Checking the name and number details are correct

    b. Checking the name and number details are correct

    b. Checking the name and number details are correct

    b. Checking the name and number details are correct

    b. Checking the name and number details are correct

    b. Checking the name and number details are correct

    b. Checking the name and number details are correct

    b. Checking the name and number details are correct

    b. Checking the name and number details are correct

    b. Checking the name and number details are correct

    b. Checking the name and number details are correct

    46

    b. A logic gate

    b. A logic gate

    b. A logic gate

    b. A logic gate

    b. A logic gate

    b. A logic gate

    b. A logic gate

    b. A logic gate

    b. A logic gate

    b. A logic gate

    b. A logic gate

    b. A logic gate

    47

    b. 11011100

    d. 11101111

    b. 11011100

    b. 11011100

    b. 11011100

    b. 11011100

    b. 11011100

    b. 11011100

    b. 11011100

    b. 11011100

    b. 11011100

    b. 11011100

    48

    b. Pop-up

    b. Pop-up

    b. Pop-up

    b. Pop-up

    b. Pop-up

    b. Pop-up

    b. Pop-up

    b. Pop-up

    b. Pop-up

    b. Pop-up

    b. Pop-up

    b. Pop-up

    49

    a. 82 and 113

    c. 78 and 122

    c. 78 and 122

    c. 78 and 122

    c. 78 and 122

    c. 78 and 122

    c. 78 and 122

    c. 78 and 122

    c. 78 and 122

    c. 78 and 122

    c. 78 and 122

    c. 78 and 122

    50

    d. The machine only works in multiples of 2

    d. The machine only works in multiples of 2

    d. The machine only works in multiples of 2

    d. The machine only works in multiples of 2

    d. The machine only works in multiples of 2

    d. The machine only works in multiples of 2

    d. The machine only works in multiples of 2

    d. The machine only works in multiples of 2

    d. The machine only works in multiples of 2

    a. That is all that is allowed for a tinyint

    a. That is all that is allowed for a tinyint

    a. That is all that is allowed for a tinyint