Resources for Writing Good Quiz Questions

The following sites offer tips and advice on how to write good questions. The first two sites listed cover all of the question types available in YQuiz—multiple choice, matching answers, and true/false—while the final three focus specifically on multiple choice questions.

Exam Question Types and Student Competencies: How to Measure Learning Accurately (University of Wisconsin Teaching Academy)
http://wiscinfo.doit.wisc.edu/teaching-academy/Assistance/course/questions.htm

How to Write Tests (Faculty of Education, University of Lethbridge)
http://www.edu.uleth.ca/Courses/Ed3604/HTWT.html

Improving Multiple Choice Questions (Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of North Carolina)
http://ctl.unc.edu/fyc8.html

Writing Multiple Choice Items Which Require Comprehension (Russell Dewey, Psych Web)
http://www.psywww.com/selfquiz/aboutq.htm

Assessing by Multiple Choice Question Tests (Edwina Higgins & Laura Tatham, Manchester Metropolitan University)
http://www.ukcle.ac.uk/resources/mcqs.html