Video Guide

Create an Ordering Question (YouTube, 2m 15s)


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

Example question

If I was driving south from Brisbane in what order would I reach the following towns?
a. Tweed Heads
b. Coffs Harbour
c. Port Macquarie
d. Newcastle

Select question type

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

Create question button circled with ordering 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


  1. Select the required Answer Numbering from the drop down list.
  2. Leave the Allow Partial Credit checkbox checked.

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

Options with answer numbering and allow partial credit circled


  1. Select the required number from the Number of Answers drop down list. OR
  2. Click on the Remove button to delete a question.
  3. Enter each answer pain in a separate Answer textbox.

Answers setup with number of answers drop down box, the remove button and the answer text boxes circled

Submit Information

  1. Click on the Next button.

Answer Order

  1. Check the answers are in the correct order.
  2. Click and drag on the answers in the Display Order to rearrange them.

Answers ordering setup


  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


  1. Click on the  Submit button.

View of newly created ordering question.