Types of questions available for
Note: To complete the procedures in this document,
you need to be assigned a role that has the necessary permissions. To
find out what your role is, follow the directions in Participant roles. To see a list of what permissions are
associated with a given role, see Permissions, roles, and tools. For a basic understanding of roles and
permissions, see Permissions and Roles: Overview.
You have a great deal of flexibility in creating content for
assessments. You can use each question type listed below
interchangeably and in any combination within an assessment. For
instructions on creating each type of question, see Creating questions for an assessment
Following is an overview of the question types available:
Multiple Choice: Presents users with a question
followed by a list of possible answers. You can choose to have either
one or several correct answers.
Survey: Designed for collecting survey data;
presents users with a question or statement to which they respond
using the rating scale of your choice:
Dichotomous: Choose from "Yes, No" or "Disagree,
Likert scales: Choose from semantic or numeric
differentials (e.g., Strongly disagree-Strongly agree, 1-5)
Short Answer/Essay: Presents users with a
question followed by a text box in which they enter the
Fill in the Blank: Presents users
with a question followed by a text box in which they enter the answer;
each user's answer is compared to a list of allowed answers
Matching: Presents users with a series of choices
and possible matches
True False: Presents users with a
statement that they must identify as being either true or
File Upload: Presents a question or assignment
that requires the user to upload a file
Copy from Question Pool: Allows you to import
questions from an existing question pool that you created. For more
information, see Adding, moving, copying, or removing a question pool or subpool
You can set an answer point value for each question. Survey
questions are automatically worth 0 (zero) points, but you can (if you
want) assign points to a survey question. Also, each of the above is
scored automatically, except for the Short Answer/Essay and File Upload questions.
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