Writing Good Multiple Choice Questions

Writing good questions that get at the knowledge the students need can be a challenge. This is especially true of multiple-choice questions.

  • Where do you begin?
  • How do you know what makes a question good or bad?

In this presentation, Justin Kullgren, PharmD, breaks down the process and shares tools for writing and evaluating multiple choice questions. This presentation was originally written for the Integrated Pharmacotherapy sequence, but the information included is so broadly applicable that we decided to share it with everyone. Be on the lookout for more posts in the Writing Good Questions series over the summer.

A screenshot of the Question Writing Overview Presentation. This links to the actual presentation.



Our special thanks to Justin Kullgren, PharmD, for his hard work on this presentation.