Creating a Fill in the Blank Question

February 24, 2016 Aubri Bleacher
  1. Select the Questions tab.
  2. Click Create FITB/Matching.
  3. Enter the Title and select a Folder to store the question.
  4. Begin to type your question. When you get to a spot in the question that is supposed to contain a blank, click Add Blank. This will add a blank icon in the question and a blank to provide the answer. You can have up to 15 blanks. 
  5. Enter the correct answer for each blank in the corresponding answer blank. You can indicate multiple acceptable answers by using a vertical bar between answer choices.
  6. Add Categories.
  7. Add Attachments. For specifics on attachments, refer to our Attachments Guide
  8. Add Rationale to provide feedback on this question when releasing results to Exam Takers. 
  9. Add Internal Comments. These are only visible to faculty viewing the question within the ExamSoft Portal. 
  10. Within the options section, you will find the following options: 
    Weight - Indicate the default point value for the question
    Partial Credit - If there are multiple blanks, this option will give the student partial credit for getting a portion of the correct answers
  11. Save Question. You can then choose to Approve the question which will make the question available to be used on an assessment. 

 
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