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Multiple short answers

Multi short answers questions are questions that learners answer by keystrokes, and multiple answer boxes (up to 20) can be specified for a single question.

Sample quiz

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How to create a quiz

Multi short answers questions can be created in a "text format" or "table format" way.

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  • Quiz/exam creation form

The first line, starting with #, is the setting for the entire quiz. The question data is entered in blank lines. The first line of each block is the question text, the second line is a fixed "fill-in-multi:", and the third and subsequent lines are the correct answer examples. Also, you can set multiple correct answers in one entry field by entering "::" after the correct answer.
The best way to describe the correct answer is to say
___. Correct answer.
and enter any text in the underlined area. The text in the underlined ____ will appear as a label to the left of the blank in the answer field.

#messages_intro:Multiple description problem
#shuffle_questions:true
#mode:master
#lang:en

1). Nagoya City (A) and Otsu City (B) are the prefectural capitals of which prefecture? Answer the name of the prefecture.
fill-in-multi:
(A). Aichi Prefecture::Aichi::Aichi
(B). Shiga Prefecture::Shiga::Shiga

2) Answer the name of the country.<br>Question 1. Berlin<br>Problem 2. Buenos Aires
fill-in-multi:
Question 1. Germany
Question 2. Argentina

3) Which are the top two countries in terms of population: 1st (A), 2nd (B)?
fill-in-multi:
(A). China::People's Republic of China
(B). India.

4) Which prefecture in Japan has the largest area (A) and which prefecture has the smallest area (B)?
fill-in-multi:
(A). Hokkaido
(B). Kagawa Prefecture::Kagawa

5) Name the longest river in the world (A) and the river with the largest basin area (B).
fill-in-multi:
(A). Nile River::Nile
(B). Amazon River::Amazon

The first line, starting with #, is the configuration for the whole question; the first line, #format:table, declares that the question data should be written in tabular format; from the third line onwards, each line corresponds to a question. The definition of a question is tab-delimited, where the first element is the question text, the second element is a fixed "fill-in:", and the third and subsequent elements are examples of correct answers. The second element is a fixed "fill-in:", and the third and subsequent elements are examples of correct answers. You can enter "::" after the examples of correct answers to set multiple correct answers in one entry field.
The best way to describe the correct answer is to say
___. Correct answer.
and enter any character in the underlined area. The text in the underlined ____ will appear as a label to the left of the blank in the answer field.
Click here to see samples fill-in-multi.xlsx

 

1 A b C d
2 #format:table
3 #messages_intro:Multiple description problem
4 #shuffle_questions:true
5 #mode:master
6 #lang:en
7 1). Nagoya City (A) and Otsu City (B) are the prefectural capitals of which prefecture? Answer the name of the prefecture. fill-in-multi: (A). Aichi Prefecture::Aichi::Aichi (B). Shiga Prefecture::Shiga::Shiga
8 2) Answer the name of the country.<br>Question 1. Berlin<br>Problem 2. Buenos Aires fill-in-multi: Question 1. Germany Question 2. Argentina
9 3) Which are the top two countries in terms of population: 1st (A), 2nd (B)? fill-in-multi: (A). China::People's Republic of China (B). India.
10 4) Which prefecture in Japan has the largest area (A) and which prefecture has the smallest area (B)? fill-in-multi: (A). Hokkaido (B). Kagawa Prefecture::Kagawa
11 5) Name the longest river in the world (A) and the river with the largest basin area (B). fill-in-multi: (A). Nile River::Nile (B). Amazon River::Amazon

 

1. Go to "Manage contents" on the sidebar or "Contents" on Dashboard.

 

2. Click on the "+" button on the "Manage contents"→ "Course" → Enter the title → "Save"
Select the course → "+" button → "Content" → "Quiz/exam" → "Create quiz"

 

3. Write the title of the question form.

 

4. Click on "Edit quiz."

 

5. Set the quiz format to "Multiple short answers."

 

6. Type a quiz sentence. Multiple short answers allow you to specify multiple answer fields for a single question.

Type labels in the left boxes and correct answers in the right. You can add an answer by clicking on the "+" button in the red frame, or delete it by the "- " button.

You can add a commentary and check the quiz by clicking on "Preview." Click on "Back" when it's finished.

 

7. Click on the "+" button to add a question, or the "-" to delete it.

 

8. The following shows the sample image of the quiz.

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