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How to Write Test Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Writing Multiple Choice Items

Multiple choice (MC) items are widely used, and have many advantages. They also have disadvantages, some of which can be reduced through careful attention to good item-writing and item analysis practices.

Advantages of Multiple Choice Items Disadvantages of Multiple Choice Items General MC Item Guidelines Item Stem Guidelines Item Options Guidelines

True & False Items

Advantages of True-False Items Disadvantages of True-False Items True-False Item Guidelines


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