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Analyzing the Distractors of Multiple-Choice Test Items or Partitioning Multinomial Cell Probabilities with Respect to a Standard.
Wilcox, Rand R. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1981
A formal framework is presented for determining which of the distractors of multiple-choice test items has a small probability of being chosen by a typical examinee. The framework is based on a procedure similar to an indifference zone formulation of a ranking and election problem. (Author/BW)
Descriptors: Mathematical Models, Multiple Choice Tests, Probability, Test Items