Video Guide

Create a Multiple Choice Problem with Hints and Feedback (YouTube 12m 43s)

Create Problem


Warning: Prior to adding or editing content in your course you will need to access Studio view. Refer to the Change from Student View to Staff Editing (Studio) View guide for further instructions.

  1. In your unit, click on the Problem button.

problem button selected

  1. Click on Multiple Choice.

multiple choice option selected

  1. Click on Edit.

edit button selected

  1. Delete the first line of text.

template text selected for deletion

  1. Replace the text between the greater-than and less-than signs with your own question e.g. >> What is the capital city of Australia?<<
  2. Optionally, after the double vertical bar, enter a tip or note to the question.

Note: The tip or note must be entered between the double vertical bar and lesser-than signs.

question and tip/note text selected

  1. Enter your answers by replacing the an incorrect answer and the correct answer text with your own answers.
  2. Mark the correct answer with x between the brackets e.g. (x) Canberra.
  3. Optionally, you can add additional answers by clicking on Multiple Choice or manually typing in the required brackets and answers.

correct answer entered and selected, other answers are incorrect, optional addition of multiple choice responses selected


  1. Click on Settings.

settings option selected

  1. Enter the question in the Display Name textbox.
  2. Ensure the textbox for Maximum Attempts is blank.

display name and maximum attempts textboxes selected

  1. Select Attempted from the Show Answer drop-down menu.

attempted from show answer dropdown menu selected

  1. Select True from the Show Reset Button drop-down menu.
  2. Click on the Save button.

true selected from show reset button drop down menu, save button selected


    1. To delete the component, click on the bin icon.

    bin icon selected

    1. Click on the Yes, delete this component button.

    yes, delete this component button selected