Originally Posted by dd128
It's not your fault. We are all trained for what seems like forever to take multiple choice tests. When you get on the wards and someone asks you to give them a differential for anemia, many of us often stand there with a dumb look on our face. Of course if we were given a test question with a few choices we'd be fine. Unfortunately this isn't how the real world works, and I often question why we are taught in the manner.
Much easier to objectively grade with multiple choice. Best for learning? Perhaps not.