Multiple Choice Question

 

Type your question or stem in the Question box. The title is an optional field. 

add question text and title (optional)

If you want the question to be a survey type, check the survey box. There will be no correct/wrong answers and the question will be worth 0 points.  

check box to make question a survey

Select if the question will have a single correct or multiple correct answers. Single correct answers use radio buttons and multiple correct answers have check boxes to indicate the right answer(s).

Multiple choice type

Put your choices into the boxes. Check the correct answers. 

Add choices to your questions

If you need more choices than the default, choose how many more to add from the Add More Choices pop-down box. There is a 25-choice limit (that should be sufficient).

If you want the choices shuffled, click in the Shuffle Choices box. Otherwise, they will be displayed to students in the same order you enter them in this view.

Delete Choice: You can delete a choice by clicking on the Delete link to the right of that choice.

Other options for the question include checking reason and adding hints and feedback.

reason, hints, and feedback

If you check the Reason box, students will have a place where they justify their answer. Note that this will have no effect on their score unless you review their rationale for answer and manually adjust their point total.

If you enter Hints in authoring, students will be able to view them WHILE they are taking the test, provided that you check “show hints” in the assessment settings. If “show hints” is enabled, students will be able to click on a link and they will see the hints you offered in an overlay pop-up window. 

Historical information and id

The Feedback area is where you can enter additional clarification information on the concepts covered in this question. This feedback will be seen by all students when they review their submission (if enabled in settings).

Click on Done to complete the question and return to the list of questions in the pool, or click on Add Another to add this question to your pool and continue authoring more questions for the same pool.

At the bottom right corner of the question page, AT&S provides information with the unique question id, as well as information as to when and by whom the question was created and modified.   

id and historical data

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