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Strengths & Limitations of Short Answer & Essay Questions

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According to Bloom's classifications, which are best tested with short answer or essay questions?

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1. Which of the following is a challenge of short answer and essay questions?

2. Which of the following is a benefit of short answer and essay questions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the benefits and challenges of using short-answer and essay questions when testing students? You will need to be familiar with these facts in order to successfully complete this quiz and worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can use this assessment to measure your ability to:

  • Note what is best tested with short-answer or essay questions
  • Identify a challenge of using short-answer and essay questions
  • Name a benefit of using this test format
  • Describe a practice for instructors that can help them grade these types of tests
  • Select a true statement about short-answer and essay questions that would not hold true for multiple-choice questions

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what short-answer and essay questions are best used to test
  • Distinguishing differences - compare short-answer and essay questions to multiple-choice questions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the challenges and benefits of short-answer and essay questions

Additional Learning

The short lesson titled Strengths & Limitations of Short Answer & Essay Questions provides more details about this subject. You will learn more about the following:

  • When and by whom Bloom's Taxonomy was developed
  • Types of learning that are classified by the person who developed Bloom's Taxonomy
  • The way in which an instructor can benefit from short-answer and essay questions
  • A limitation of short-answer and essay questions
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