It makes an excellent case against multiple choice type testing such as tests used to
measure IQ and scholastic aptitude. It shows these tests to be unfair to people
with superior knowledge or unorthodox but valid interpretations of questions.
They also penalize creativity and originality. He shows that this kind of testing
is no good, but he fails to offer any replacement for it.
Year Read: 1964
Libertarian Essays by Roy Halliday
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