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How to set up QuizGenerator's explanation

QuizGenerator can display explanations (feedback) according to learners' answers. There are 3 ways to specify the commentary. In this article, I'll show you how to set up explanations.

Three types of designation methods
Setting 1: Show the same explanation for all the choices.
Setting 2: Show different explanations for correct and wrong answers.
Setting 3: Show individual explanations for each choice.

 

Setting 1: Show the same explanation for all the choices.

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If you write a sentence at the end of the first choice, it will be displayed as an explanation after the answer.

Hokkaido (northernmost of the four main islands of Japan)
sa:
Sapporo City|The provincial capital of Hokkaido is Sapporo.
Hakodate City
Obihiro City
Tomakomai City

If you write a sentence at the end of the first answer choice, it will be displayed as an explanation after the answer. In the above case, Sapporo is the capital of Hokkaido no matter which answer you choose. In the above case, Sapporo is the capital of Hokkaido.
 

Setting 2: Show different explanations for correct and wrong answers.

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If you write sentences separated by| at the end of the first choice and at the end of the second choice, the first sentence will be displayed as an explanation when you answer correctly, and the second sentence will be displayed when you answer incorrectly.

Hokkaido (northernmost of the four main islands of Japan)
sa:
Sapporo City is correct!
Hakodate City|The provincial capital of Hokkaido is Sapporo.
Obihiro City
Tomakomai City

In the above case, if you select Sapporo, the correct answer, the message "You have the correct answer! and if you choose wrong answer, "Sapporo is the capital of Hokkaido. If you choose the wrong answer, "Sapporo is the capital of Hokkaido.
 

Setting 3: Show individual explanations for each choice.

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If you write a sentence at the end of every choice, separated by|, a different explanation will be shown for each choice.

Hokkaido (northernmost of the four main islands of Japan)
sa:
Sapporo City is correct!
Hakodate|I heard that Hakodate was the largest city in Hokkaido until 1934, but there is no provincial government office.
Obihiro City|Obihiro is the center of the Tokachi region, but there is no provincial government office.
Tomakomai City is the fifth largest city in Hokkaido, but there is no provincial government office.

In the above case, if you choose Sapporo, the correct answer, it will say "Correct answer! and if you choose Hakodate, the answer is "Hakodate was the largest city in Hokkaido until 1934, but it does not have a provincial government office. If you select Obihiro City, the answer will be "Obihiro is the center of the Tokachi region, but it does not have a provincial government office. When Tomakomai City is selected, "Tomakomai is the fifth largest city in Hokkaido, but there is no Hokkaido Prefectural Government. will be displayed.
 

How to set up explanations when creating a question text in tabular format

To create questions in tabular format, write "#format:table" at the beginning of the file. 1 question corresponds to 1 line. Each row contains a tab-delimited list of questions, correct answers and wrong answers.

In the first question of the following example, the problem text is "Hokkaido", the correct answer is "Sapporo", and the incorrect answers are "Hakodate", "Obihiro" and "Tomakomai".

A b C d e f
1 #format:table
2 #question_count:10
3 Hokkaido (northernmost of the four main islands of Japan) sa: Sapporo City is correct! Hakodate|I heard that Hakodate was the largest city in Hokkaido until 1934, but there is no provincial government office. Obihiro City|Obihiro is the center of the Tokachi region, but there is no provincial government office.  Tomakomai City is the fifth largest city in Hokkaido, but there is no provincial government office.
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