ITEM ANALYSIS TO IDENTIFY QUALITY OF MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS AT KHYBER GIRLS MEDICAL COLLEGE

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Abstract

Introduction: Multiple choice questions (MCQs) are frequently used as assessment tool in medical education. Item
analysis is the method used to analyze the quality of MCQs. Difficulty index, discrimination index and distractor efficiency
are used to evaluate the standard of MCQs. The objective of this study was to identify the quality of MCQs currently
being used in the internal assessments at Khyber Girls Medical College (KGMC).

Authors: 
Afshan Ahsan
Naheed Mahsood
Naveed Afzal Khan

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