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A content free quiz  Adapted from work by Phil RaceA Content Free Quiz                May 2, 2011 | slide 1
A Content Free QuizInstructionsThis quiz is designed to highlight some areas youshould consider when designing your own mu...
Response entry To enter responses we are using a modified  version of Google Spreadsheet/Forms     (See http://mashe.hawk...
Q11. The usual function of grunge prowkersis to remove: [cq1]     A. grunges.     B. snarts.     C. trigs.     D. grods.  ...
Q22. Antigrottification occurs: [cq2]A. on spring mornings.B. on summer evenings provided there    is no rain before dusk....
Q33. You remove lurkies from trangitis by: [cq3]A. giving it a bit of a push with a spatmat.B. prodding the uker until the...
Q44. Non-responsive frattling is usuallyfound in an: [cq4]    A. gringle.    B. janket.    C. kloppie.    D. uckerpod.    ...
Q55. Which are exceptions to the law oflompicality? [cq5]A. The miltrip and the nattercup.B. The bifid pantrip.C. The comm...
Q66. A pinge is worth 1 yarde. If splurgelsare 3 yardes, what is the yapsack? [cq6]A. 17.0%B. 66.7%C. 79.4%D. 95.3%       ...
Q77. One common disorder of anoverspragged uckerpod is: [cq7]A. copious vezzling.B. intermittent weggerment.C. non-respons...
Q88. Which of these is the correct answer?copious vezzling. [cq8]A.B.C.D.                                     Results | An...
Q1 Answer1. The usual function of grunge prowkersis to remove:     A. grunges.     B. snarts.     C. trigs.     D. grods. ...
Q2 Answer2. Antigrottification occursA. on spring mornings.B. on summer evenings provided    there is no rain before dusk....
Q3 Answer3. You remove lurkies from trangitis by:A. giving it a bit of a push with a spatmat.B. prodding the uker until th...
Q4 Answer4. Non-responsive frattling is usuallyfound in an:    A. gringle.    B. janket.    C. kloppie.    D. uckerpod. Co...
Q5 Answer5. Which are exceptions to the law oflompicality?A. The miltrip and the nattercup.B. The bifid pantrip.C. The com...
Q6 Answer6. A pinge is worth 1 yarde. If splurgelsare 3 yardes, what is the yapsack?A. 17.0%B. 66.7%C. 79.4%D. 95.3% Corre...
Q7 Answer7. One common disorder of anoverspragged uckerpod is:A. copious vezzling.B. intermittent weggerment.C. non-respon...
Q8 Answer8. Which of these is the correct answer?copious vezzling.A.B.C.D. Correct D: There was a pattern, ABCD ABC_. ‘D’ ...
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A Content Free Quiz

  1. 1. A content free quiz Adapted from work by Phil RaceA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 1
  2. 2. A Content Free QuizInstructionsThis quiz is designed to highlight some areas youshould consider when designing your own multiplechoice quizzes. For each question you should: Pick the most likely option for each of the eight questions. Then try to work out why you made your selection. [Adapted from work by Phil Race (www.Phil-Race.com)]A Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 2
  3. 3. Response entry To enter responses we are using a modified version of Google Spreadsheet/Forms (See http://mashe.hawksey.info/2010/12/gevs-google-visualization/) To enter responses go to http://goo.gl/azncY – The qID will be indicated by ‘[xx]’ <- i.e. this = xx – Once you have submitted your response click on to reload the form for the next question – Let’s try. Have you been able to find the form? [cq] A. Yes B. No ResultsA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 3
  4. 4. Q11. The usual function of grunge prowkersis to remove: [cq1] A. grunges. B. snarts. C. trigs. D. grods. Results | AnswerA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 4
  5. 5. Q22. Antigrottification occurs: [cq2]A. on spring mornings.B. on summer evenings provided there is no rain before dusk.C. on autumn afternoons.D. on winter nights. Results | AnswerA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 5
  6. 6. Q33. You remove lurkies from trangitis by: [cq3]A. giving it a bit of a push with a spatmat.B. prodding the uker until the mathing falls off.C. turning the sprogle 37 degrees counter- clockwise.D. waiting for the geioas to turn up. Results | AnswerA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 6
  7. 7. Q44. Non-responsive frattling is usuallyfound in an: [cq4] A. gringle. B. janket. C. kloppie. D. uckerpod. Results | AnswerA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 7
  8. 8. Q55. Which are exceptions to the law oflompicality? [cq5]A. The miltrip and the nattercup.B. The bifid pantrip.C. The common queeter.D. The flanged ozzer. Results | AnswerA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 8
  9. 9. Q66. A pinge is worth 1 yarde. If splurgelsare 3 yardes, what is the yapsack? [cq6]A. 17.0%B. 66.7%C. 79.4%D. 95.3% Results | AnswerA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 9
  10. 10. Q77. One common disorder of anoverspragged uckerpod is: [cq7]A. copious vezzling.B. intermittent weggerment.C. non-responsive frattling.D. uneven yerkation. Results | AnswerA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 10
  11. 11. Q88. Which of these is the correct answer?copious vezzling. [cq8]A.B.C.D. Results | AnswerA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 11
  12. 12. Q1 Answer1. The usual function of grunge prowkersis to remove: A. grunges. B. snarts. C. trigs. D. grods. Correct A: Don’t include a word from the stem in one of the options, or it will make people think it is the correct option. Results | BackA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 12
  13. 13. Q2 Answer2. Antigrottification occursA. on spring mornings.B. on summer evenings provided there is no rain before dusk.C. on autumn afternoons.D. on winter nights. Correct B: This option looks more probable, because it is longer, and because it is the only one which is qualified. Results | BackA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 13
  14. 14. Q3 Answer3. You remove lurkies from trangitis by:A. giving it a bit of a push with a spatmat.B. prodding the uker until the mathing falls off.C. turning the sprogle 37 degrees counter- clockwise.D. waiting for the geioas to turn up. Correct C: This choice is the only one that uses textbook-like language. Again any choice that stands out from the rest will be chosen as the Results | Back most plausible answer.A Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 14
  15. 15. Q4 Answer4. Non-responsive frattling is usuallyfound in an: A. gringle. B. janket. C. kloppie. D. uckerpod. Correct D: Don’t let grammar give away the correct answer. In this case an uckerpod is the only grammatical match. Results | BackA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 15
  16. 16. Q5 Answer5. Which are exceptions to the law oflompicality?A. The miltrip and the nattercup.B. The bifid pantrip.C. The common queeter.D. The flanged ozzer. Correct A: Again dont let grammar give away the answer. In this case matching the plural stem to singular distracters, miltrip and nattercup ARE exceptions. Results | BackA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 16
  17. 17. Q6 Answer6. A pinge is worth 1 yarde. If splurgelsare 3 yardes, what is the yapsack?A. 17.0%B. 66.7%C. 79.4%D. 95.3% Correct B: This would have been a much harder question if the other choices were more plausible i.e. 33.3%, 50%, 200%, 300%. Results | BackA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 17
  18. 18. Q7 Answer7. One common disorder of anoverspragged uckerpod is:A. copious vezzling.B. intermittent weggerment.C. non-responsive frattling.D. uneven yerkation. Correct C: This answer was given in question 4: Results | BackA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 18
  19. 19. Q8 Answer8. Which of these is the correct answer?copious vezzling.A.B.C.D. Correct D: There was a pattern, ABCD ABC_. ‘D’ was due to come up again. Quizmaker can automatically shuffle distracters to avoid this problem (if you choose this option). Results | BackA Content Free Quiz May 2, 2011 | slide 19

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