multiple-choice multiple-choice

Definition(s):

  • (adj) offering several alternative answers from which the correct one is to be chosen; or consisting of such questions

Usage(s):

  1. The graphics are rudimentary, leading to occasional difficulty locating multiple-choice answers.
  2. No longer do multiple-choice tests offer nonsensical or mildly deceptive wrong answers, or reward fact fanciers with high scores.
  3. The Achievement Test, a multiple-choice subject exam, is introduced.

News

  1. Your First Instinct May Not Always Be Correct on Multiple-choice Questions

    PRINCETON, N.J., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We have all been told to go with our first instinct when studying for multiple-choice tests, but recent GRE® research shows that on average test takers increased their scores when using the capability to skip or change answers on multiple-choice questions in the Quantitative Reasoning and Verbal Reasoning sections of the GRE® revised ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. Vacaville High School's Larry Baker reflects on 36 years as a teacher

    Sitting in room 103 at Vacaville High School last week, Larry Baker faced a stack of essay/multiple-choice finals, all them needing a good, careful read and a grade.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Vacaville Reporter

Quotes

  1. In one stinging exchange that echoed through the campaign, Kennedy said: "I am pro-choice. My opponent is multiple-choice."
    on Mar 24, 2007 By: Edward Kennedy Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Author Alfie Kohn said in a USA Today article on May 31, 2007, "This law has nothing to do with improving learning. At best, it's about raising scores on multiple-choice exams. This law is not about discovering which schools need help; we already...
    on Sep 21, 2009 By: Alfie Kohn Source: Ada Evening News

  3. "The answer given is not necessarily a multiple-choice single answer," Jenkins explains wearily. "You can get the master's thesis. You can get the Ph D. thesis."
    on Feb 4, 2010 By: Harry Jenkins Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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