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CIEP Fact sheet: Working with multiple-choice questions (download - non-members only)    
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Writing an effective multiple-choice question (MCQ) is difficult and requires specialist skills. Subject knowledge or teaching experience alone is often not enough to create a question that adequately tests students’ understanding. This fact sheet outlines some of the common problems that writers and editors of MCQs might encounter.

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