Multiple choice question.

A multiple choice question has 4 options. Choosing the correct option gives a student 3 marks.Choosing the wrong answer incurs negative marks so if a student chooses an option randomly,his expected score is zero.Suppose the student has successfully eliminated 2 incorrect options his expected score if he chooses randomly among the remaining option is:-

1

1.5

0

3

Re: Multiple choice question.

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A multiple-choice question has 4 options.

Choosing the correct option gives a student 3 marks.

Choosing the wrong answer incurs negative marks.

So if a student chooses an option randomly, his expected score is zero.

The penalty for a wrong answer is -1.

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Suppose the student has successfully eliminated 2 incorrect options.

His expected score, if he chooses randomly among the remaining option, is:

. . (a) 1 . . (b) 1.5 . . (c) 0 . . (d) 3

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