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  • Updated on: Nov 17, 2021

    How do I create a survey?

    The Tests & Quizzes tool may be set up to deliver surveys as well as other types of assessments. Survey question types may be added to a new or existing assessment. There are two types: a basic survey and a matrix of choices survey.

    Tip: If you are delivering a survey, you may wish to set the assessment to anonymous when publishing the item, so that your survey responses will be gathered anonymously. See How do I view and modify the settings of an assessment? for more information on delivery options.

  • Updated on: Nov 17, 2021

    How do I create a hot spot question?

  • Updated on: Nov 17, 2021

    How do I create a calculated question?

    This allows for a calculated question to be added to a new or existing assessment. A calculated question calculates new answers for every test, based on variables whose value changes each time. The answer is based on a formula, using those variables.

  • This allows for a fill in the blank question to be added to a new or existing assessment. This question type presents users with a question followed by a text box in which they enter the answer; each user's answer is compared to a list of allowed answers.

  • This allows for a numeric response question to be added to a new or existing assessment. This question type presents users with a question followed by a text box in which they enter a numeric answer; each user's answer is compared to a list of allowed answers.

  • This allows for a short answer or essay question to be added to a new or existing assessment. This question type presents users with a question followed by a text box in which they enter the answer. This type of question must be manually graded.

  • Updated on: Nov 17, 2021

    How do I create a true/false question?

    This allows for a true/false question to added to a new or existing assessment.

  • A multiple choice question in an assessment provides pre-written choices from which the student will select.  You can restrict the correct answers to one selection, or require allow multiple selections (one or more) for a correct answer.

  • Updated on: Nov 17, 2021

    How do I create a matching question?

    This feature allows the user to create a numbered list of choices and a corresponding drop-down list of matches.

  • Questions can be added to a new or existing assessment with the assessment builder.

    In general, the instructor clicks "Add," chooses a question type, and supplies the parts that are called for by that question type. This article covers the general settings common to most question types. For additional information on specific questions types, please refer to the individual articles for the appropriate question type.