How do I create an item with a Numeric answer?

  1. Enter the title of the question.
  2. Enter your question.
  3. Add one or multiple (media)file(s) if desired.
    A source file means you can add a PDF that will appear as a separate pop-up window during the test.
    A media file is an image that is shown together with the question.
  4. Select whether students have to enter a Specific value or a number within a certain Range. Then enter the value/range.
  5. Select Include a working out box for candidate if student have to give an explanation for their answer (or need to have the option to do so).
  6. Enter how many points can be acquired for this question.
  7. Select Summative to use this item in a summative test.
    See default settings for items to get more information about the other settings you will find under Tags.
  8. Click Preview to see how students will see the published question.
  9. Click Save and close to return to the items page.

Advanced options

  • When creating or editing a question, click Options to set up the advanced options.

Feedback on questions

Feedback set per question can be displayed during a candidate review, or in a formative exam. Here feedback can be displayed after answering a question or at the end of the exam. You can choose between general or detailed feedback.

  1. Choose General if you want to display general feedback.
  2. Select Show feedback on question to enter general feedback about the question.
  1. Choose Detailed if you want to give detailed feedback.
  2. Select Show feedback on question to enter feedback for the correct and incorrect answers.

Workout box

The candidates can use the workout box to clarify their provided answer. These notes will be stored and can be viewed during the marking process.

Select Allow workout box for candidates to allow candidates to have the possibility to argue or calculate their answer.

While compiling the exam you have the option to allow the workoutbox for all questions, none or the selected questions. Please discuss your preferences with the faculty coordinator.