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As in the normal Dichotomy QGame, in the Slot Machine Dichotomy, the player reviews individual items and places them in one of two mutually exclusive or contradictory categories. A common example of this game uses the two categories True and False.

In addition, there is an element of chance in this game. The player begins to play by pulling the handle. The slot spins until the player answers a question. The chances of getting 3 in a row are increased with each correctly answered question.

The Purpose of this game is to improve or test understanding of key:

other information types

The mental processing required to match items to dichotomous categories helps the learner to:

Move information from short-term memory to long-term memory.
Deepen understanding of the content area.
Build confidence in their knowledge of the content area

 Instructional Value

Adding the Slot Machine element of chance to this QGame increases learning motivation and the engagement of the player.

Slot Machine Dichotomy is useful for realizing the following learning objectives:

Learning Objectives Example
 To increase information retention by recalling critical information. Q - The Sarbanes-Oxley Act requires the rotation of audit partners on the audit engagement team.
A - True or False
 Deepen conceptual understanding by
  emphasizing critical features.
Q - For each of the following, indicate whether they are more like an Open Question or Closed Question.
- Tell me about your vision.
- Do you want to be profitable?
- Who is the decision-maker here?
- What is your decision-making process?
- Do you want to meet Wednesday or Thursday?
A - Open Question or Closed Question
 Increase retention of procedures and
  processes by highlighting elements of a step.
Q – Rate the following practice according to OSHA guidelines: Removal of guardrails, mid- rails, and toe-boards during operation.
A - Acceptable or Unacceptable

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To see an example of a Slot Machine Dichotomy game, choose a game below.

Soft Skill Training Technical Training Fun & Trivia
 Potential Situations
Potential Situations
 Network Analysis
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Game under construction

For more information on this and other games, see our Game Comparison Matrix.
For more game types, visit Game Types. For more samples of our games see
Game Topics or All Games.

QGame Frame
Practice Games
Slot - Categories
Slot - Choices
Slot - Dichotomy
Slot - InfoQuest
Assessment Games
AQumulator Games
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