Structure of MBE Questions &
What You’ll Learn:
- The 3-Part Structure of MBE Questions
- The Components of an MBE Answer Choice
MBE Question Structure Breakdown
Lead-In → The question at the end of the stem.
Options → The choices available for answering the question – each question has four (4) answer choices.
The Structure of MBE Answer Choices
Logical Connector → the kind of relationship between the reason and the result
(i.e. if, because, since, unless)
Reason → the reason why the result occurred (i.e. plaintiff failed to
exercise reasonable care)
Knowing the structure is also advantageous because you will then have a good understanding of the test itself, which allows you to maximize your performance and score extra points on the MBE!