ERIC Number: EJ233276
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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A Test of Lord's Assumption Regarding Examinee Guessing Behavior on Multiple-Choice Tests Using Elementary School Students.
Bliss, Leonard B.
Journal of Educational Measurement, v17 n2 p147-53 Sum 1980
A mathematics achievement test with instructions to avoid guessing wildly was given to 168 elementary school pupils who were later asked to complete all the questions using a differently colored pencil. Results showed examinees, particularly the more able students, tend to omit too many items. (CTM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Iowa Tests of Basic Skills; Childrens Manifest Anxiety Scale