## Ability, partial information, guessing: statistical modelling applied to multiple-choice tests |

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### Contents

Contents | 1 |

The mismatch theory | 44 |

Finitestate theories | 63 |

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5-alternative items analysis answer-until-correct answered correctly CD-I chance level Chapter choice cloze cognitive confidence rating conventional correct alternative correct answer correct option correct response correlation difficult items distractors distribution easy items eliminated empirical equation estimated examinees F and G Ferrell finite-state theory format Frary function Garcia-Perez given Hambleton and Swaminathan incorrect interpreted item difficulty item response theory known logistic function low-ability subjects lower asymptote mathematics measure method misinformation mismatch theory multiple multiple-choice tests nonsense items normal distribution number of items number of options obtained omits partial information performance predictions probability of correctness problem procedure Psychology questions random guessing random variable Rasch model ratio reported response patterns Scholastic Aptitude Test second attempt Section signal detection theory statistical strategy subject's ability Swaminathan 1985 Table theory CD-l-E Thissen tion Traub truth status unidimensionality uniform distribution wrong answer wrong responses Yes Yes Yes

### References to this book

Handbook of Modern Item Response Theory Wim J. van der Linden,Ronald K. Hambleton Limited preview - 1996 |