Answer/Quote: “The multiple choice format, central to most standardized reading tests and reading textbooks, remains a mixed blessing. “
Quote: “I choose a passage and questions from a reading test….and give students the following directions: (1) Indicate the correct answer and justify your choice. (2) Explain why any one of the remaining alternatives is wrong.” P. 56.
Comment: Interesting exercise. Students could gain good insight into the makings of multiple-choice tests. RayS.
Title: “A Thinking Twist on the Multiple Choice Question.” Gary Kay. Journal of Reading (September 1992), 56-57.