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Article Published In Vol.5 (May-June-2017)

Multiple-Choice and Cloze Tests In EFL Reading Comprehension: What Do They Effectively Measure?

Author : Tri Septiarini S.Pd and Dr. Siti Hikmah, M.Pd

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The research objective aimed to figure out the differences of multiple-choice and cloze tests in EFL reading comprehension and find out which one is the most effective measurement in EFL reading comprehension. The subjects were 85 adults EFL advanced learners at UNTIRTA. This research used quantitative. A causal comparative research was conducted to determine the effective measurement either multiple-choice test or cloze test in EFL reading comprehension. Data were collected by a random sampling technique. Data analysis used the comparison of independent samples test (T-test) and one-way Analysis of Variance. The independent samples comparison of CT is -0,06. A significant (sig) of F-test is 0,000. The sig F-test result is 0,000 which refers to p>0,05. It means that there is a diversity between multiple-choice test and cloze test. The sig (2-tailed) T-test result is 0,026 which refers to p>0,05. It means that there is diversity of comparison. The mean difference between multiple-choice test and cloze test is -0,89412. It means that multiple-choice test is lower than cloze test in EFL reading comprehension.

Keywords: Multiple-Choice Test, Cloze Test, EFL Reading Comprehension.

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