There are 11 question types available in Brightspace quizzes (see chart below). Some questions are close-ended and others open-ended; there are also questions that use formulas and significant figures. For information on benefits and challenges of different types of questions, please visit this resource.
|1.||Multiple Choice (MC)||7.||Written Response (WR)|
|2.||True or False (T/F)||8.||Short Answer (SA)|
|3.||Fill-in-the-Blanks (FIB)||9.||Arithmetic (2+2)|
|4.||Multi-Select (M-S)||10.||Significant Figures (x10)|
|5.||Matching (MAT)||11.||Multi-Short Answer (MSA)|
Where to Create Questions in the Quizzes Tool?
You can create questions in two places:
- directly in a quiz
- in the ‘Question Library‘ for your course.
NOTE: Using the ‘Question Library’ to create quizzes is the recommended option as it allows for a better organization of questions.
Watch the video below for an overview of question types available in Brightspace quizzes.