Questionswhat are the disadvantages of essay test?
admin asked 1 year ago
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admin answered 1 year ago
  • The fact that the essay examinations do not allow for a greater sampling of the content is one of their main drawbacks. Six lengthy essay questions do not adequately sample the course material as 60 multiple-choice exam items do.
  • Such exams emphasise cramming and promote selective reading.
  • Additionally, scores may be impacted by grammar, neatness, spelling, legible handwriting, colour of ink, length of the response, etc.
  • Long-answer questions have low predictive value since they are less valid and less dependable.