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Messing with multiple choice

What if it’s not A, B, or C?

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My Human Physiology exam broke one of the cardinal rules of multiple-choice tests.

The whole point of a multiple choice test is that the answer is somewhere in front of you. If you’ve done the readings and listened to the lectures, it’s just a matter of recognizing the right answer.

At the very least, you can narrow it down through process of elimination.

Unless some passive-aggressive TA decides to make all 120 questions include “none of the above.”

-photo courtesy of ccarlstead