How do I add a fill in the blank question?

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 in your site.

Select an assessment.

A fill in the blank question 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.

Create a New Assessment.

For more information on creating new assessments, see How do I create an assessment?

Or edit an existing assessment.

Or edit an existing assessment.

Select Fill in the Blank from drop-down menu.

Select Fill in the Blank from drop-down menu.

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

Add an Answer Point Value.

Add an Answer Point Value.

This allows for the Answer Point Value to be manually inputted.

Add Question Text.

Add Question Text.

Type the Question Text into the text box provided.

Note: If preferred, click the hyperlink to open the Rich-Text Editor.

Select Case Sensitive or Mutually Exclusive options

Select Case Sensitive or Mutually Exclusive options

Check either box if the correct answer is case sensitive and/or the question has more than one acceptable answer.

Add Attachment. (Optional)

Add Attachment. (Optional)

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

Assign the question to a portion of the assessment and/or a Question Pool. (Optional)

Assign the question to a portion of the assessment and/or a Question Pool. (Optional)

1. The question can be added to a specific portion of the assessment, such as Part 1 or Part 2 (depending on how many parts exist). Part 1 is the default location.

2. The question may also be added to a Question Pool, if desired.

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

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

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.

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

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