Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: Quiz Question Types: Calculated

Calculated questions offer a way to create individual numerical questions by the use of wild cards that are substituted with individual values when the quiz is taken.

To Create a Calculated Question

1. Open Moodle and select your course.

2. Turn editing on by clicking the Edit button, located at the top-right corner or the page.

Edit button

3. In the Administration block, click the folder next to Question Bank then select Questions underneath it.

Administration panel

4. Click Create a new question.

Edit Question page

5. Select Calculated.  (For more information on how each type of question works, click here: Quiz question types.)

6. Click Add.

Question types with  calculated selected from left sidebar and add button at the bottom.

7. Select the Category from the drop-down menu, then click Update the category.

(For more on quiz categories, click here: Quiz Categories.)

Question Category drop down menu with default selected, and update button at the bottom

8. Enter the Question name & text which are Required Settings for the Calculated Question.

question name and question text text fields

9. The Answer section has optional settings including the Correct answer formula, Grade, Tolerance, Tolerance type, Correct answer shows, Format, and Feedback to be displayed after a student finishes the quiz. 

entering question and answer information for quiz

10. The Unit and Unit Handling sections have optional settings that allow the instructor to require if students must have units in their answer.

Units Handling and Units settings

11. Penalty for multiple tries is required, and will change the percentage deducted for incorrect tries.

Multiple Answer attempt settings

12. Tags is an optional feature that allows an instructor to assign key words pertaining to a specific question.

Tags settings

13. Save the question.


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5/13/2020 6:05:48 PM