Measuring the Consistency in Change of Hepatitis B Knowledge Among Three Different Types of Tests: True/False, Multiple Choice, and Fill in the Blanks Tests

This Research and Practice Note assesses grade 7 students' recall of hepatitis B information using three different types of tests: short answer, true-false, and multiple choice. It concludes that short answer testing is the most reliable and recommends that evaluators be consistent with the type of test used to assess pre- and post-knowledge of students.