How to Complete a MCQ

Multiple Choice Question Exams (MCQs) provide you with a range of questions or statements with a number of possible answers, where one or more of the answers are correct responses and the other answers are distractors.

MCQ answer sheets are corrected by machine and require careful completion to ensure you receive an accurate exam result. Below are some general instructions as well as this video, which will help you complete an MCQ exam.

General instructions

Filling in the Answer Sheet

The correct way to mark an answer:

line a thick horizontal line from one side of the box to the other.

The incorrect way to mark an answer:

x tick zero strike through