Multiple Choice Examination System 2. Online Quizzes for General Chemistry

Leonardo Electronic Journal of Practices and Technologies 01/2004;
Source: DOAJ

ABSTRACT The paper presents the main aspects and implementation of an online multiple choice examination system with general chemistry issues for student evaluation. The testing system was used to generate items for a multiple-choice examination for first year undergraduate students in Material Engineering and Environmental Engineering from Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, which all attend the same General Chemistry course.

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