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This allows for a fill in the blank question to be added to a new or existing assessment. This question type presents users with a question followed by a text box in which they enter the answer; each user's answer is compared to a list of allowed answers.
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==Go to '''Tests & Quizzes'''==
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[[File:Select the Tests & Quizzes tool from the Tool Menu of your course..png|frame|center]]
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Select the '''Tests & Quizzes''' tool from the Tool Menu in your site.
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==Select an assessment==
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Questions may be added to any assessment. Select an existing assessment or create a new one.
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''Note: You may also add a question directly to a question pool.''
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===Create a New Assessment===
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====Click '''Add'''====
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[[File:Click_Add.png|frame|center]]
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For more information on creating new assessments, see [[Create an assessment in Tests and Quizzes]].
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===Or edit an existing assessment===
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[[File:Or edit an existing assessment.png|frame|center]]
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==Select '''Fill in the Blank''' from drop-down menu==
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[[File:Select Fill in the Blank from drop-down menu.png|frame|center]]
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After selecting '''Fill in the Blank''' from the drop-down menu, the program will open additional options for the question.
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==Set the point value for the question==
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[[File:Set the point value for the question..png|frame|center]]
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Enter the point value for this question. Questions may be worth any point value you choose.
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''Tip: Keep in mind that the point value of all the questions in the assessment will equal the point value of the assessment in the Gradebook.  So, if you want your assessment to be worth a total of 100 points, you should assign point values to your questions accordingly.''
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==Display points?==
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[[File:Display points?.png|frame|center|Display points?]]
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Do you want students to see the point value as they are taking the test?  If so, leave the default setting of '''Yes'''. If you prefer that students do not see the point value for the question, select '''No'''.
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==Add Question Text==
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[[File:Add Question Text - Fill in the Blank.png|frame|center]]
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Type the Question Text into the text box provided.
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''Note: To edit with Rich-Text Editor, click the hyperlink to open the full menu.''
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==Select '''Case Sensitive''', '''Mutually Exclusive''', '''Ignore Spaces''' options==
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[[File:Select Case Sensitive, Mutually Exclusive, Ignore Spaces options.png|frame|center]]
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Check boxes if the correct answer is case sensitive, the question has more than one acceptable answer, and/or to ignore any spaces in the answer.
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==Add attachment (Optional)==
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[[File:Add attachment. (Optional).png|frame|center]]
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Click '''Add Attachments''' to browse for and select a file attachment if desired.
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==Assign to part (Optional)==
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[[File:Assign to part. (Optional).png|frame|center]]
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If you have multiple parts in your assessment, you may assign the question to a different part.
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==Assign to pool (Optional)==
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[[File:Assign to pool. (Optional).png|frame|center]]
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If you have an existing question pool and would like to copy this question to the pool, select the pool name here.
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==Add feedback for correct answer and/or incorrect answer (Optional)==
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[[File:Add feedback for correct answer and-or incorrect answer. (Optional).png|frame|center]]
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Feedback is optional text available for the student to review after the particular question is graded. For fill in the blank questions, the feedback option is offered for correct and/or incorrect answers, if desired.
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''Note: To edit with Rich-Text Editor, click the hyperlink to open the full menu.
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''
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==Click '''Save'''==
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[[File:Click Save to save the question (or Cancel to exit)..png|frame|center]]
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Click '''Save''' to save the question (or '''Cancel''' to exit).
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Latest revision as of 18:46, 22 April 2022

This allows for a fill in the blank question to be added to a new or existing assessment. This question type presents users with a question followed by a text box in which they enter the answer; each user's answer is compared to a list of allowed answers.

Go to Tests & Quizzes

Select the Tests & Quizzes tool from the Tool Menu of your course..png

Select the Tests & Quizzes tool from the Tool Menu in your site.

Select an assessment

Questions may be added to any assessment. Select an existing assessment or create a new one.

Note: You may also add a question directly to a question pool.

Create a New Assessment

Click Add

Click Add.png

For more information on creating new assessments, see Create an assessment in Tests and Quizzes.

Or edit an existing assessment

Or edit an existing assessment.png

Select Fill in the Blank from drop-down menu

Select Fill in the Blank from drop-down menu.png

After selecting Fill in the Blank from the drop-down menu, the program will open additional options for the question.

Set the point value for the question

Set the point value for the question..png

Enter the point value for this question. Questions may be worth any point value you choose.

Tip: Keep in mind that the point value of all the questions in the assessment will equal the point value of the assessment in the Gradebook. So, if you want your assessment to be worth a total of 100 points, you should assign point values to your questions accordingly.

Display points?

Display points?

Do you want students to see the point value as they are taking the test? If so, leave the default setting of Yes. If you prefer that students do not see the point value for the question, select No.

Add Question Text

Add Question Text - Fill in the Blank.png

Type the Question Text into the text box provided.

Note: To edit with Rich-Text Editor, click the hyperlink to open the full menu.

Select Case Sensitive, Mutually Exclusive, Ignore Spaces options

Select Case Sensitive, Mutually Exclusive, Ignore Spaces options.png

Check boxes if the correct answer is case sensitive, the question has more than one acceptable answer, and/or to ignore any spaces in the answer.

Add attachment (Optional)

Add attachment. (Optional).png

Click Add Attachments to browse for and select a file attachment if desired.

Assign to part (Optional)

Assign to part. (Optional).png

If you have multiple parts in your assessment, you may assign the question to a different part.

Assign to pool (Optional)

Assign to pool. (Optional).png

If you have an existing question pool and would like to copy this question to the pool, select the pool name here.

Add feedback for correct answer and/or incorrect answer (Optional)

Add feedback for correct answer and-or incorrect answer. (Optional).png

Feedback is optional text available for the student to review after the particular question is graded. For fill in the blank questions, the feedback option is offered for correct and/or incorrect answers, if desired.

Note: To edit with Rich-Text Editor, click the hyperlink to open the full menu.

Click Save

Click Save to save the question (or Cancel to exit)..png

Click Save to save the question (or Cancel to exit).

More questions about the Tests and Quizzes tool?


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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at https://sakai.screenstepslive.com/s/sakai_help