Questions can be added to a test (refer Create a Test guide) or pool (refer Create a Pool guide).

Example question

Who was the first prime minister of Australia?

Edmund Barton

Note:  The blank textbox for entering the answer will be displayed under the question. If you need the blank textbox inserted into the question you should use the Fill in Multiple Blanks question type.

Select question type

  1. Click on the Create Question button.
  2. Select Fill in the Blank from the drop down menu.

Create question button circled with fill in the blank circled from the drop down menu


  1. Enter a descriptive name for the question in the Question Title textbox.
  2. Enter the question into the Question Text  textbox.

Question setup with question title and the question text box circled


You need to include all possible combinations of how the question may be answered. You may also wish to include common misspellings or American spelling.

  1. Select the required number from the Number of Answers drop down list.

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  1. Enter each possible correct answer in a textbox.
  2. If required, click on the Remove button to delete an answer textbox.

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  1. Giving specific feedback is optional. The default is Correct / Incorrect.

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Categories and Keywords

Adding categories and keywords to questions, allows you to search you tests and pools for questions by topic etc.

To add a new Category / Topic / Level of Difficulty / Keyword:

  1. Click on the Add button.
  2. Click on the OK button.

To delete a Category / Topic / Level of Difficulty / Keyword:

  1. Click on the Delete button.

To add an existing Category / Topic / Level of Difficulty / Keyword:

  1. Click on the Choose from Existing button.
  2. Select a word from the drop down list.

Categories and keywords with the add button, red X Add tag text box, ok and choose from existing all circled

Instructor Notes

  1. Notes added in the Instructor Notes text box cannot be viewed by students.

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  1. Click on the  Submit button.

View of newly created fill in the blank question.