Paul White NZ (5/29/2010)
Nice (but quite shocking!) question. I'm not at all embarrassed to say I got this one wrong.
Yes, Paul, thanks. I too got it wrong and am not ashamed to say so. It didn't occur to me that the first choice could be correct (as in, run without error), even if there would no doubt be a lot of criticism of the formatting from a readability standpoint.
Also, one quibble - well, more of a feature request; I suppose I should submit it to Steve as well: It seems to me that scoring the choice percents individually should be augmented, when checkboxes are presented as question choices, with the percentage of people who got the correct combination of selections correct. For example, in the current question, what percentage of people correctly picked all 3 boxes (versus how many overall picked box 1 vs box 2 vs box 3). That will give you an accurate count of who got the question wholly correct. It may be more trouble to program than it's worth, but it would be cool to see.
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