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Section 1: The MRCPsych examination

(1.1) Section 1: The MRCPsych examination

(1.2) The MRCPsych examination syllabus

(1.3) Question types

(1.4) References and syllabus mapping

(1.5) House style issues

(1.6) Section 1: Recap

(1.7) Section 1: Summary

 

Section 2: MCQs

(2.1) Section 2: MCQs

(2.2) Reflection

(2.3) Comment: the advantages and disadvantages of the MCQ format

(2.4) The MCQ question stem and lead-in statement

(2.5) Options and distractors

(2.6) MCQ example

(2.7) Section 2: Recap

(2.8) Section 2: Summary

 

Section 3: EMIs

(3.1) Section 3: EMIs

(3.2) Reflection

(3.3) Comment: the advantages and disadvantages of the EMI format

(3.4) EMI structure

(3.5) EMI example

(3.6) Section 3: Recap

(3.7) Section 3: Summary

 

Section 4: Technical flaws to avoid when writing questions

(4.1) Section 4: Technical flaws to avoid when writing questions

(4.2) Grammatical clues

(4.3) Comment

(4.4) Logical inconsistencies

(4.5) Absolute or vague answers

(4.6) Comment

(4.7) Answer options of differing lengths

(4.8) Convergence

(4.9) Word repeats in the stem and answer

(4.10) Negative questions

(4.11) Inconsistent proportions or units

(4.12) None of the above (or all of the above)

(4.13) Section 4: Recap

(4.14) Section 4: Summary

 

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