Multiple Answer Questions
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Multiple Answer questions allow students to choose more than one answer. Use this type of question when more than one answer is correct. For example, in the medical field, ask students to select symptoms associated with a medical condition.
Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Ultra" help about creating Multiple Answer questions.
- Access a test, survey, or pool. From the Create Question menu, select Multiple Answer.
- Type the Question Text.
- Select Answer Numbering and Answer Orientation from the menus or leave the defaults.
- The default number of answers is 4. If you want to increase this, select the Number of Answers from the menu. To reduce the number of answers, select Remove next to the answer boxes to delete them. A Multiple Answer question must have at least 2 answers and no more than 100 answers.
- Complete the Answer box for each answer.
- To select the correct answers, select the Correct check box for each answer.
- Optionally, type feedback for correct and incorrect answers.
- Select Submit and Create Another or Submit to add the question to the test.
Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Ultra" help about partial and negative credit.
You can allow partial and negative credit for Multiple Answer questions. Partial credit rewards students whose answers demonstrate incomplete mastery of the material. Use negative credit to discourage guessing. You can allow negative scores for incorrect answers and for the question.
You must enable the options to specify partial or negative credit on the Question Settings page to use them for individual questions. The option to allow negative scores won't appear unless you selected the option to allow partial credit.
Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Original" help about creating Multiple Answer questions.
Multiple Choice and Multiple Answer questions are graded automatically. If a test only has these types of questions, the test scores are posted automatically for students to view.
To create Multiple Answer questions, use the Multiple Choice question type and choose multiple correct answers. You can allow partial credit and negative credit for answers.
You can edit the text of a Multiple Answer question, even after students have made submissions. After students open the test, you can't add new questions, delete a question, move the content, edit the values, or change the correct answers.
Before students open the test, select the More options icon to access Edit or Delete. You can also select a question or answer to enable edit mode. To change the points, select the score pill and type a new value.
Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Original" help about partial and negative credit.
Partial credit rewards students whose answers demonstrate incomplete mastery of the material. Use negative credit to discourage guessing. You can allow negative scores for incorrect answers. Make a selection in the Scoring options menu:
- All correct answers must be selected to receive full credit
- Give credit for correct answers with no penalty for incorrect answers
- Give credit for correct answers, but subtract points for incorrect answers
Questions have a default value of 10 points. Select the Points box to type a new value. If you want more than four answer boxes, select Add Choice. You can add as many answer boxes as you need. Select the Move icon to move an answer. Select the trash can icon to delete an answer.