Should I Use True/False Questions?

Question: Are True/False questions invalid?

Answer: There is nothing inherently invalid in a T/F question, but as we all know even the student who knows absolutely nothing has a 50% chance of guessing the correct answer. So, if the goal of each question on a test is to ‘discriminate’ between those who have mastered the material and those who have not, T/F questions should be avoided, or if used, used infrequently.

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