Quiz question types

In Brightspace Quiz tool the following type of quiz questions can be created. The following table gives an overview of the types of questions available, the abreviation Brightspace uses, and the settings that can be adjusted for each type of question.

Quiz question type System Abbreviation Settings options to add/select/remove per question

True or False

T/F
  • Short Description
  • Enumeration
  • Feedback┬á(per answer, per question)
  • Hint

Multiple Choice

M/C
  • Short Description
  • Enumeration
  • Custom Weights per answer
  • Feedback┬á(per answer, per question)
  • Hint

Multi-Select

M-S
  • Insert image & description
  • Enumeration
  • Style (vertical/horizontal)
  • Grading of a question
  • Randomise options
  • Feedback (per answer, per question)
  • Hint

Written Response

WR
  • Short Description
  • Feedback┬á(per answer, per question)
  • Hint
  • Initial Text
  • Answer Key
  • Custom Response Box Size
  • Enable HTML Editor for students answer
  • Enable attachments (images, files, record audio/video) as students answer

Short Answer

SA
  • Short Description
  • Answer type: Text, Case-Sensitive Text, Regular Expression
  • Feedback (per question)
  • Hint

Multi-Short Answer

MSA
  • Insert image & description
  • Custom Weight per answer
  • Custom evaluation per answer (Text, Case-Sensitive Text, Regular Expression)
  • Feedback (per question)
  • Hint

Fill in the Blanks

FIB
  • Description
  • Feedback┬á(per answer, per question)
  • Hint
  • Custom Response Box Size
  • Custom Weight per answer

Matching

MAT
  • Insert image & description
  • Grading of a question
  • Feedback (per question)
  • Hint

Ordering

ORD
  • Insert image & description
  • Grading of a question
  • Feedback┬á(per answer, per question)
  • Hint

Arithmetic

(2+2)
  • Enable attachments (images, files, record audio/video) as students answer
Significant Figures (x10)
  • Enable attachments (images, files, record audio/video) as students answer

Question types explained and examples

For best practices on the question types and their use click here.


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