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

Example question

In the year 122 AD, the Roman Emperor Hadrian [visited] his provinces in Britain. On his visit, the Roman soldiers [told] him that Pict tribes from Britain’s north had [attacked] them. So Hadrian [gave] the order to build a protective wall across one of the narrowest parts of the country.

Select question type

  1. Click on the Create Question button.
  2. Select Jumbled Sentence from the dropdown list.

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  1. Enter a title for the question in the Question Title textbox.
  2. Enter the question in the Question Text textbox, including unique variables in square brackets for where the dropdown lists are to be placed (i.e. [a], [b], [c] ).
  3. Optionally, to add an image within the Question Text textbox, refer to the Insert an Image using the Text Editor guide.

Question setup with question title and the question text box circled


  1. Check the Allow Partial Credit checkbox.

Note:  If you uncheck this checkbox, students will need to match all options correctly to receive any marks.

Options section with the allow partial credit check box circled and ticked


  1. Select the required number from the Number of Answers drop down list.
  2. Enter each answer in a separate Answer textbox.

Warning: Do not enter the answers in the correct order as it will be too easy for students to guess.

Tip: Click on the Remove button to delete an answer.

  1. Click on the Next button.

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Correct Answers

  1. Select each correct answer from the appropriate dropdown list.

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Feedback (optional)

Giving specific correct or incorrect response feedback is optional. 

  1. Enter correct response feedback in the Correct Response Feedback textbox. 
  2. Enter incorrect response feedback in the Incorrect Response Feedback textbox. 

Feedback section with the correct response feedbask and incorrect response feedback text boxes circled

Categories and Keywords (optional)

Adding categories and keywords to questions allows you to search your tests and pools for questions by topic, category, level of difficulty or keyword.

Add a new topic/category/level of difficulty/keyword:

  1. Click on the Add button.
  2. Enter a word in the Add Tag textbox. 
  3. Click on the OK button to submit.

add new category

Add an existing topic/category/level of difficulty/keyword:

    1. Click on the Add button.
    2. Click on the Choose from Existing button.
    3. Select a word from the dropdown list.

    add existing category

    Tip: Click on the (x) button to delete a topic/category/level of difficulty/keyword.

    Instructor Notes (optional)

    1. Enter any notes for the marker in the Instructor Notes textbox.

    Note: Instructor notes cannot be viewed by students.​

    Instructor notes with text box circled


    1. Click on the Submit button.
    2. The question will then be added to your test.

    View of newly created jumbled sentence question.