Add a question to a course

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Create a new question

  1. At the top of the homepage, click Courses.
  2. Click on a course.
  3. In the left sidebar, below the list of existing activities, click Add a question.
  4. Click on a question type.
  5. Enter the mandatory elements of the question.

By default, the title of the question is displayed in the left sidebar. To prevent learners from knowing the question title before they reach it, you can add a generic title, and enter the details of the question in the field Additional information.

See the consequences of adding an activity to an active course.

Import an existing question

Authors can reuse questions on which they have the author or co-author role. Platform administrators can import any question.

Editing an imported question will edit the contents for all courses including it. If you wish to edit the imported question only, click Duplicate this question on the top right, then delete the original question. See Copy a course & duplicate an activity.

  1. At the top of the homepage, click Courses.
  2. Click on a course.
  3. In the left sidebar, below the list of existing activities, click Add a question.
  4. At the top, click Import existing questions.
  5. Select the questions.
  6. On the top left, click IMPORT.

Display questions in a random order

See Display randomized questions in a course.

List of available questions

Close-ended questions

Close-ended questions must have correct answers. For each type of close-ended question, make sure to add the correct answer(s).

True / False

You can click Yes/No below True and False, to switch with True/False.

Single Selection

You can display answers in a random order, or in the exact order of the edition screen.

Multiple Choice

You can display answers in a random order, or in the exact order of the edition screen.

Ordered Question

By default, suggested answers will display in a random order.

Linker

You can link items with their corresponding match (carrot/orange ; banana/yellow).

Fill in the blank

  • To allow for several correct answers, click once on the underlined word.
  • To cancel a blank, double-click on the term.
  • Answers are case-insensitive (if the correct answer is "Ravenclaw", entering "RAVENCLAW" will be correct).
  • Avoid creating two consecutive blanks; instead, make a blank contain several words.

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Pick-a-Point

Clicking one correct zone is enough to pass the question, even if several zones were added.

If you want the Learners to click on all the zones, we suggest creating several Pick-a-Point questions.

Open-ended questions

Open-ended questions must be corrected by an evaluator. Learners can answer by submitting a text and/or a document.

Open Question

See Add an open-ended question to a course.

Video Pitch

Video Pitch questions require the Coaching Solution or the Mobile Advanced Solution. Contact your Account Manager to learn more.

See Add a Video Pitch question.

Screencast Demo

Screencast Demo questions require the Coaching Solution. Contact your Account Manager to learn more.

See Add a Screencast Demo question.

Opinion questions

Opinion questions do not count in the score of the course.

See Add an opinion question to a course.

Multiple choice (opinion)

Learners must check boxes. See Add an opinion question to a course.

Open question (opinion)

Learners must submit a text and/or a document. See Add an opinion question to a course.

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