Automatic Generation of Multiple Choice Questions Using Wikipedia [chapter]

Arjun Singh Bhatia, Manas Kirti, Sujan Kumar Saha
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we present a system for automatic generation of multiple choice test items using Wikipedia. Here we propose a methodology for potential sentence selection with the help of existing test items in the web. The sentences are selected using a set of pattern extracted from the existing questions. We also propose a novel technique for generating named entity distractors. For generating quality named entity distractors we extract certain additional attribute values on the key from the
more » ... and search the Wikipedia for the entities having similar attribute values. We run our experiments in sports domain. The generated questions and distractors are evaluated by a set of human evaluators using a set of parameters. The evaluation results demonstrate that the system is reasonably accurate.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-45062-4_104 fatcat:c72nrw2owvgd3eq2p36hdxav3e