• Cenk KEŞAN Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey
  • Süha YILMAZ Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey
  • Deniz KAYA cMinistry of Education, Afyonkarahisar Provincial Education, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey


The purpose of this study is to determine the content of the questions by examining the questions in mathematics test of the fifth grade free boarding and scholarship examination made regularly by The Ministry of National Education in 2006-2012 in terms of visuality. The document examining method that is a qualitative research approach was used in the study. In the analysis of the questions containing the visuals in the free boarding and scholarship exam's mathematics tests; the interactive model of Miles and Huberman, the data belonging the last six years was found by applying coding and note-taking techniques. At the end of the study, it was stated that increasing the number of the questions visual themed, distributing the questions according to the type and content in a balanced way would be useful.

Keywords: visuality, mathematics, free boarding and scholarship examination


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