Test/Quiz Distractor Analysis for Assessment Course

We were asked to complete an assignment wherein a assessment device (quiz or test) was analyzed for effectiveness using a couple of indices namely the

Difficulty Index, p


(Popham, 2011, p. 257)

And the Item Discrimination Index, D


(Popham, 2011, p. 260)


My submission for this assignment is here.

The goal is to improve you assessment tool and instruction by diving deep into each question on your test/quiz, and examining patterns in responses, as highlighted by these indices.


Popham, W.J. (2011). Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know. (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc.

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