ERIC Number: EJ267818
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Converging on Correct Answers: A Peculiarity of Multiple Choice Items.
Smith, Jeffrey K.
Journal of Educational Measurement, v19 n3 p211-20 Fall 1982
Two studies examined the extent to which test takers use plausibility as a method for locating correct responses when guessing and the extent to which scores can be improved by teaching test takers this approach. Results confirm that this aspect of multiple choice items merits further consideration by test constructors. (Author/BW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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