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Multiple choice

A multiple choice question requires the candidate to select a single response from a list of choices.

This question is marked automatically by the system.

Create item

  1. Follow the steps covered in the Creating a question section.
  2. Select Multiple Choice from the Type drop-down field.
  3. Complete the following:
    1. Enter the question into the Question Stem field.
    2. Add a prompt (optional).
    3. Choose an orientation from the Orientation drop-down field from the following options:
      VerticalDisplays the answers in one column.
      HorizontalDisplays the answers in rows and gives you the option to set how many answers appear per row (Options per line).
    4. Select the appropriate scoring option from the Scoring Type drop-down field. See the Scoring section to learn more about this. If choosing ‘Per Distractor’, you can also add a minimum and maximum score.
    5. Select Shuffle (optional) if you would like the answer options randomised.
  4. Complete the following to enter your answer options:
    1. Enter the answer choices into the Answer column. When you select into the field the text editor displays so you can format your text or insert an image.
    2. Select the checkbox next to the correct answer in the Correct column.
  5. Select the Save Test Question button to save.

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