Essay Questions

 

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Discuss the role of the prime minister in Canadian politics.

 

Better version

In five paragraphs or less, identify three ways in which the Canadian prime minister and the U.S. president differ in their obligations to their respective constituencies. For each of the three, explain how the obligations are different.*

 

 

Poor Essay Item

Explain how to write a good multiple choice question.

 

 

 

 

 

*Example from Slavin's Educational Psychology (10th ed.)