How to create multiple-choice questions

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This article will explain how to create multiple choice question type with the scoring methods “By a combination of answers” and “By Answer Weight.”

Adding questions to a Question Pool

  1. To add questions to a question pool, navigate to “Tests/Question pools.”
  2. To add questions to a new question pool, click the “Create” button.
  3. In the popup window, add a pool name and save it.
  4. To add questions to an existing question pool, select the pool name from the list of pools.

Multiple choice questions by “Answer weight” scoring method

  1. The add a multiple choice question to a newly created or an existing question pool, select the “Questions” tab.
  2. Click on the “Add questions” button and select the “Multiple choice” option.
  3. Open the dropdown menu on the “Scoring method”, and select “By answer weight” option.

4.  Enter the question text and click on the “Add answer” button:

    • The blank answer field will open, where you can enter the answer text.
    • On the right side, you will see the “Weight” field where you can choose the weight for each question.
    • For every answer a user picks, he will be awarded points accordingly (depending on the weight).

Multiple choice questions by “Combination of answers” scoring method

  1. To add a multiple-choice question to a newly created or an existing question pool, select the “Questions” tab.
  2. Click on the “Add question” button and select the “Multiple choice” option. 
  3. Open the dropdown menu on the “Scoring method”, and select the “By combination of answers” option.

4. Enter the question text and click on the “Add answer” button:

    • The blank answer field will open, where you can enter the answer text.
    • You will see the “Add combination” button.
    • When you click on the “Add combination” button, the popup window will show up.
    • You should choose a combination of answers and weights for each combination.
    • You can limit the number of answers a user can select.

 

Please watch this video to see the step by step instructions on creating a multiple choice question type, an explanation of its configurations, and a preview of it in a test-taking process.

 

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