The Analysis Of The Quality Of Teacher-Made Multiple-Choice Tests Used As Summative Assessment For English Subject

Ni Wayan Vina Krisna Yanti, Anak Agung Gede Yudha Paramartha, Luh Gede Eka Wahyuni


This study arose in regards to the importance of constructing high quality multiple-choice tests (MCTs) that follow the norms in making a good MCT. The norms are considered important as they can make the tests relevant to the learning objectives and ease the test-takers in taking the test. This study which aimed to investigate the quality of teacher-made MCTs used as summative assessment for English subject at SMP Laboratorium Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha. 3 teacher-made MCTs with 40 items for each test were taken as the samples that represent each grade. The data were collected through document study by comparing each of the teacher-made MCTs item with the norms in making a good MCT that were then clarified through interview. The comparison is then classified in order to determine the quality. The results show that the quality of the teacher-made MCTs are very good with 106 items (88%) qualified as very good and 14 items (12%) that qualified as good. However, there are some norms that need more attention as they are rarely fulfilled.


Summative Assessment; Teacher-Made Multiple-Choice Test; Instrument Quality; Norms

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