Please complete this form for each new exam question you compose. Remember, you can "Save and Continue" your work by clicking on the link at the bottom of the form. Once you click "Submit" your questions and documentation cannot be edited.
You will need to fill out all of the following areas:
- Item Description
- Cognitive Level
- Level of Difficulty
- Task Area
- Knowledge Area
Your question stem should be clear. For example, if you want people to provide an answer that is consistent with US FDA regulations, please include that in the stem ('According to US FDA regulations,...).
Your distractors (incorrect answers) should all be plausible. Your correct answer should 'pop' for anyone who clearly knows the correct answer.
If you need a refresher on Question Writing, please review the webinar recording. Here is the link to the webinar that reviewed the above information: https://vimeo.com/user16455589/httpwwwvimeocomacs-ccp-2015
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In 35 characters or less, identify the theme of this question. This is a helpful tool when exam developers are searching for or selecting questions; they can have a quick glimpse without having to look at the entire question.
This is essential. Include print references (page numbers are required), websites (URLs are required), etc. The greater the authority the better: USDA trumps CDR, for example, but both would be acceptable. 2-3 references are preferred. Wikipedia is NOT an acceptable reference.