Quiz Challenges: Questions

This page enables you to add the questions for this Quiz challenge.

Question Basics

Choose from Multiple Choice or Text question. You can use the double arrow () to re-arrange questions.


Both types start with the Prompt, which can contain Markdown formatting, enabling you to be as complex or simple as you like, including text styling, code formatting, lists, and even adding images.

Other Options

Other Options

Under each question is a section called Other Options, which can be expanded by clicking on it. This contains additional settings to refine scoring and answer formatting.

Other Options: Points

You can change the number of points awarded for a correct answer. This enables you to adjust the weight given to make some answers more important than others.

Other Options: Partial Credit

If a question has more than one answer or validator, you can force all-or-nothing scoring by unchecking Allow Partial Credit

Quickly Adding Questions

Insert Question Menu

You can use the Insert a new question () menu to quickly insert & duplicate questions above or below the question you are working on.

Multiple Choice Questions

Multiple Choice Question

Multiple Choice Questions will have one or more answers, each of which can contain Markdown formatting.

At least one answer must beck checked as the correct answer (to the left of the answer text). You can have multiple "correct" answers, allowing for more interesting answers.

You can re-arrange the answers easily dragging them with the double arrow ().

Finally, you can remove an answer by clicking the button.

Answer Formatting

If you add several questions, but check only one, the default mode is to show the answers to the participant using Radio buttons, which means "select one and only one answer". If you check off more than one, the answer will use Checkboxes, which means they can select any or all answers.

You can override this default by going into Other Options and changing the Maximum Number of Answer Selections.

Text Questions

Text Question

Each free text question can be one of the following formats:

Validation Matchers

Free text questions can be automatically scored by adding one or more optional validation matchers. These can be use to validate in one of several ways:

If they all are correctly matched (or not found), the question is awarded full points. If some or none match, the score awarded is based on the Partial Credit setting.

You can remove a validation matcher by clicking the button.

Previewing Validation Matcher Results

Text Question - Preview Matcher Results

If you have at least one validation matcher, you can use Preview Matcher Results to test how the scoring works. Click on Preview Matcher Results to open the Matcher Preview tool.

In here, you can add text to the left-hand pane. The right-hand pane shows you the auto-scored results, including marking correct and incorrect matchers. To see which matchers are correctly matching or not, look above and to the right of each matcher for a or .

The calculated score is shown as well.