Assessment of Family Doctors in Oman: getting the questions rightPreliminary findings of a performance analysis of multiple choice questions

  title={Assessment of Family Doctors in Oman: getting the questions rightPreliminary findings of a performance analysis of multiple choice questions},
  author={Thord Theodorsson and Kawther El Shafie and Nadia Al Wardy and Anwar Ali Khan and Abdulaziz Al Mahrezi and Mohammed Ali Al Shafaee},
Background Properly constructed multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in high stakes examinations are expected to have high validity and reliability scores. However, several reports show that teacher-generated high stakes examinations do not always achieve the required high level of quality if item constructors are not trained in item writing, or if they are not proficient in the principles of assessment. AimThis evaluation aimed to assess the validity, reliability and quality of a 150 item multiple… 
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