Calculated:  Calculated questions are like numerical questions but with the numbers used selected randomly from a set when the quiz is taken.

Calculated Multichoice:  Calculated multichoice questions are like multichoice questions, but the choice elements can include formula results from numeric values that are selected randomly from a set when the quiz is taken.

Calculated Simple:  A simpler version of calculated questions, which are like numerical questions but with the numbers used selected randomly from a set when the quiz is taken.

Drag and Drop Into Text: Missing words in the question text are filled in using drag and drop.

Drag and Drop Markers: Markers are dragged and dropped onto a background image.

Drag and Drop onto Image: Images or text labels are dragged and dropped into drop zones on a background image.

Embedded Answers (Cloze):  Questions of this type are very flexible, but can only be created by entering text containing special codes that create embedded multiple-choice, short answers and numerical questions.

Essay:  Allows a response of a few sentences or paragraphs. This must then be graded manually.

Matching:  The answer to each of a number of sub-questions must be selected from a list of possibilities.

Multiple Choice:  Allows the selection of a single or multiple responses from a pre-defined list.

Numerical:  Allows a numerical response, possibly with units, that is graded by comparing against various model answers, possibly with tolerances.

OU Multiple Response:  A multiple-choice, multiple-response question type with particular scoring rules.

Random Short Answer Matching:  Like a Matching question, but created randomly from the short answer questions in a particular category.

Select Missing Words: Missing words in the question text are filled in using dropdown menus.

Short Answer:  Allows a response of one or a few words that is graded by comparing against various model answers, which may contain wildcards.

True/False:  A simple form of a multiple choice question with just the two choices 'True' and 'False'.

Description:  This is not actually a question. Instead it is a way to add some instructions, rubric or other content to the activity. This is similar to the way that labels can be used to add content to the course page.


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Quiz Question Type options

Last Updated: 2/12/2020