Overview

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

Images can be used in both questions and answers for a range of question types.

Example question

Which of the below is the Australian flag?

Question mark

a. Tonga flag
b. Fiji flag
c. New Zealand flag
d. Australian flag

Change image settings

By default images are not available to add to questions

  1. Click on the Question Settings button.

Test canvas with the Question Settings button circled

  1. Check the checkbox Add images, files and external links to questions.
  2. Check the checkbox Add images, files and external links to answers.

Test question settings screen with the check boxes under Images, Files and Web Links circled

  1. Click on the Submit button.

Select question type

  1. Click on the Create Question button.
  2. Select Multiple Choice from the drop down menu.

Create question button selected with multiple choice circled from the drop down menu

Question

  1. Enter a descriptive name for the question in the Question Title textbox.
  2. If required, enter the text for the question into the Question Text  textbox.
  3. File: Click on Browse and select the required image file.
  4. Select Display image with the page from the Action drop down list.

Question setup with question title, question text box, file browse button and the action drop down box circled

Options

  1. Enter the required Options.
    • Answer Numbering: Choose the same option always.
    • Answer Orientation: Vertical may be more suitable in a survey.
    • Allow Partial Credit: Not relevant for multiple choice questions.
    • Show answers in random order: Useful to help stop cheating in summative assessments.

Options with answer numbering, answer orientation, allow partial credit and show answers in a random order circled

Answers

  1. Select the required from the Number of Answers drop down list. OR
  2. Click on the Remove button to delete a question.
  3. For each answer:
    • If required, enter text for the answer in a separate Answer textbox.
    • File: Click on Browse and select the required image file.
    • Select Display image with the page from the Action drop down list.
  4. Select the radio button for the correct question.

Answers section with number of answers drop down box, the correct answer radio button, the answer text box, the remove button, the browse file button and the special action drop down box circled

Feedback

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

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

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.

Instructor notes with text box circled

Submit

  1. Click on the  Submit button.

View of newly created multiple choice question with images.

Note: The images will display correctly in the actual test.