Testing & the Impact of Item Analysis in Improving Students’ Performance in End-of-Year Final Exams

Aqeel Kadhom Hussein, Aqeel Mohsin Abbood Al-Hussein


This research presented educational tests in a detailed way. Tests, their types, classifications and functionswere briefly discussed. Special focus was given to multiple-choice questions. The special design of this type of questions was explained and illustrated because it is the most important component of objective tests. The paper also presented a classification of tests that is based on their form and method of teaching. It concluded by stating four criteria of a good test. In addition, a recommendation to conduct further studies in this regard due to the huge importance of tests in general and their close connection to improving students’ performance was also given. The paper provided suggestions for further studies in analyzing the quality of test items.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/elr.v11n2p30


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English Linguistics Research
ISSN 1927-6028 (Print)   ISSN 1927-6036 (Online)

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