Create questions 2.9

Multiple choice questions

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To begin creating your questions, go to ADMINISTRATION block > Question bank > Questions

Administration Block

Question bank

Select a category the quiz question will go in from the drop down menu.

Select Create a question.

Categories can be created and changed later (See notes on "Creating Categories" for further information).

adding a question to the question bank

Select Multiple choice.

Click Add.

 Adding a multiple choice question

General Category: Categories can be set a later stage.

Questions name*: Enter the title of the Question. Question names are only seen by course developers (not students). You could enter your element and PC mapping in the name to make it easy to locate questions related to specific performance criteria.

Question text*: Enter the question. Example: Moodle was born in which country?

Default mark*: By default, each question is assigned one point. You can change this in the Grade field beside the question.

Enter the required score then click Save when finished.

general settings for multiple choice question

General feedback: this is based on the grade that a student gets at the end of the quiz attempt.

One or more multiple answers? Choose from: One answer only or multiple answers allowed.

Shuffle the choices: order of the answers is randomly shuffled for each attempt, provided that "Shuffle within questions" in the activity settings is also enabled.

extra settings for multiple choice quizzes

Choice 1

Answer: Enter the answer to the question.

Grade: e.g if Choice 1 is the only correct answer; enter 100% in the grade.

Feedback: If you prefer, you can set up automatic feedback at question level. e.g. 100% Well done!

an example choice

Choice 2, 3 etc

Being a multiple choice question, you need to provide some more choices so students can test their knowledge and select the the correct answer.

As Choice 1 is the correct answer, the grade for Choice 2 and 3 must be None.

looking at other choices

Combine feedback

This area is for the provision of feedback if required.

feedback for multiple choice questions

Settings for multiple tries

Penalty for each incorrect try: A penalty may be applied for each incorrect response.

settings for multiple tries

NOTE: Adding a penalty to a VET quiz would prevent a student that made an error from ever being able to reach "100%". For this reason penalties are not usually used with VET assessment quizzes.

Hint 1, 2, 3 etc.

Hint text: This may be used to reveal a "hint" to the answer.

Options: Clear incorrect response - selecting this option will remove all incorrect responses made by the student.

Show the number of correct responses: Tick this to reveal the number of correct responses made by the student.

providing hints

Once you have completed your question, click on Save changes. 

Save changes

Repeat the process to add more multiple choice questions to the question bank.

For a more specific example of how to create a multiple choice question, please visit the sub-chapter Example Multiple Choice Question

If you would like to view a full example of the above quiz, please visit the How 2 Moodle Showcase course: The password for the course is: Showcase 

An eCampus account is required if you wish to view or attempt the course.

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