QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS TO ILLUSTRATE FORMAT:
An example of the scoring system follows. The score for each answer is given to the left of each answer.
1. Single Correct Answer
Some questions have 1 correct answer, indicated by the direction “Select ONE correct answer.”. Select the most likely answer or most appropriate answer.
Question: 1 (Select ONE correct answer.)
Orthodontic treatment (dental and/or skeletal) for this patient
1 A. is not required at this time.
B. should be initiated during the primary dentition.
C. should be initiated during the early mixed dentition (after eruption of the first permanent molars and incisors.
D. should be initiated during the late mixed dentition prior to the pubertal growth spurt.
E. should be initiated immediately following the eruption of the permanent second molars.
F. should be initiated after the completion of growth.
2. One or More Correct Answers
Some questions have one or more correct answers, indicated by the direction “Select ONE OR MORE correct answers.”. Select all answers that are correct. The maximum score for any question is one (?1”). The minimum score for any question is zero (?0”). Part marks will be awarded if some, but not all correct answers are selected, provided no incorrect answer is selected. Marks will be deducted for incorrect responses, but no question will receive a score less than zero (?0”). Some answers are neither definitely correct nor incorrect and have been given a value of zero (?0”). Selecting one of these answers will not affect the score given to a participant. But, if a definitely incorrect answer is selected the participant will receive a zero (?0”) score for the entire question.
The following is an illustration of the scoring system. The score for each answer is given to the left of each answer.
Question: 2 (Select ONE OR MORE correct answers.)
There is radiographic evidence of caries on the
-1 A. distal of tooth 2.3.
-1 B. mesial of tooth 2.4.
-1 C. distal of tooth 2.4.
.3 D. mesial of tooth 2.5.
.3 E. distal of tooth 2.5.
.4 F. mesial of tooth 2.6.
0 G. distal of tooth 2.6.
0 H. mesial of tooth 2.7.
-1 I. distal of tooth 2.7.
-1 J. mesial of tooth 2.8.
0 K. distal of tooth 2.8.
Question and Answer Frameworks