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Multiple Choice Examinations: Their Predictive Value in the Preliminary Test and the Membership Examination

  • Christine Hassall (a1) and W. H. Trethowan (a1)
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Earlier analyses (Hassall and Trethowan, 1974, 1976) have examined the pass rates in the Preliminary Test and Membership Examinations in relation to the characteristics of the candidates and after separating those sitting for the first time and those re-sitting. This paper explores the relationship between performance in the Multiple Choice Questionnaire (MCQ) and performance in the examination as a whole, though without distinguishing between candidates making first and those making later attempts.

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Hassall, Christine & Trethowan, W. H. Analysis of the results of three examinations for membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. News and Notes, April 1974.
Hassall, Christine & Trethowan, W. H. A further analysis of the membership examination. News and Notes, July 1976.
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BJPsych Bulletin
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Multiple Choice Examinations: Their Predictive Value in the Preliminary Test and the Membership Examination

  • Christine Hassall (a1) and W. H. Trethowan (a1)
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