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

Simple calculated questions offer a way to create individual numerical questions whose response is the result of a numerical formula which contain variable numerical values by the use of wildcards (i.e {x} , {y}) that are substituted with random values when the quiz is taken. 

To Create a Calculated Simple Question

1. Open Moodle and select your course.

2. In the Administration block, click on Question Bank and select Questions.

question bank option

3. Click the Create a new question button.

create new a question button

4. Select Calculated Simple from the list at the left, then click Add.

calculated simple at the left sidebar and add button at the button

5. Enter the required fields of Question Name, Question Text, and the Points. Optional settings include Category and General feedback.

NOTE: It is suggested that the instructor make sure that the category is correct for organizational reasons and that the question name be something specific (other than Number 1) so that it is easier to find and edit them later.

General Question settings

General Feedback section

6. 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.

Answers tab

7. The Unit section has optional settings that allows the instructor to require if students must have units in their answer.

Unit Handling tab and Unit tab

8. Penalty for each incorrect try is required if the quiz is set to adaptive mode (where a student is allowed multiple attempts at a question within a quiz), and will change the percentage deducted for incorrect tries. Hints are optional and can be included after an incorrect try to help the student figure out problems.

Multiple Tries tab

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

Tags tab

10. Click Save Changes at the bottom when finished.


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