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True-false questions

A true-false question presents the test-taker with two options to choose from: True and False. If the correct option is selected, the test-taker is awarded the full points assigned to the question. On the other hand, if an incorrect answer is selected, the system may not award any points or even deduct points from the test-taker's score, depending on the configuration.

Using rich media in the statement

The true-false question can be accompanied by rich media, such as videos, images, audio, or formatted content, within its statement.

Advantages of using true-false questions in assessments

  1. Simplicity: True-false questions are simple and straightforward, making them easy to understand and answer. This makes them a good choice for testing basic knowledge or understanding of a particular subject.
    1. Clarity: True-false questions provide clear and concise information, reducing the possibility of misinterpretation. The binary nature of true-false questions helps eliminate ambiguity and ensures that the respondent has a clear understanding of the question.
      1. Speed: Because true-false questions are short and simple, they can be answered quickly. This can make them ideal for testing large amounts of information in a short period of time.
        1. Objectivity: True-false questions are objective in nature, as they have only two possible answers. This reduces the influence of personal opinions and biases and helps to ensure that the results of the assessment are accurate and impartial.
          1. Versatility: True-false questions can be used to test a wide range of knowledge, from basic facts to more complex concepts. They can also be used in different types of assessments, such as multiple choice exams, quizzes, and surveys.
            1. Feedback: True-false questions can provide immediate feedback to the respondent, as they can immediately see if their answer is correct or not. This can help reinforce learning and improve understanding of the subject.

              Disadvantages of using true-false questions in assessments

              1. Limited assessment: True-false questions can only assess binary knowledge, meaning they can only determine if a statement is true or false. They do not provide any insight into the depth or quality of understanding of the subject.
                1. Lack of nuance: True-false questions are limited in their ability to capture the nuances and complexities of a subject. There may be situations where the answer is not simply true or false, but a combination of both or a more complex answer.
                  1. Bias: True-false questions can be biased towards one answer or the other, depending on the wording of the statement. This can make it difficult for the test-taker to accurately assess their knowledge and understanding of the subject.
                    1. Ambiguity: True-false questions can sometimes be ambiguous or unclear, making it difficult for the test-taker to determine the correct answer. This can result in a lower test score, even if the test-taker has a good understanding of the subject.
                      1. Reduced creativity: True-false questions can limit the creativity of the test-taker, as they only require a binary answer. This can reduce the opportunity for the test-taker to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding in a more creative or innovative manner.







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