Jindrich Klufa



Probability Aspects of the Multiple Choice Question Tests

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In this paper we shall analyse entrance examinations at Prague University of Economics from probability point of view. Entrance examinations in mathematics and entrance examinations in English are used for admission process at the university. These tests in mathematics and English are the multiple choice question tests. We shall find the probability distribution of random variables “number of points in the test in mathematics” and “number of points in the test in English” (in this case model of binomial distribution can be used). On the base of these probability distributions we can answer e.g. the following questions (under assumption of random choice of answers): what is the probability, that number of right answers exceeds given number, what is expected number of right answers, etc.


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Jindrich Klufa. (2018) Probability Aspects of the Multiple Choice Question Tests. International Journal of Economics and Management Systems, 3, 60-64


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