To create questions, go to the Questions tab or search for questions in the question library.
The question library is a collection of questions created by each teacher. You can add questions directly to the question library and use them for any exam.
If you include the same question in more than one exam, any changes to the question will be visible in all the exam (excluding scores).
You can share the ownership to a question.
Questions are divided into sections
You can include multiple questions under each section and allow the system to display a randomised selection for each student. You can determine the number of questions displayed. All interchangeable questions must have the same maximum score.
Alternatively, you can include permanent questions in a section and have them displayed to all students who take the exam.
The system displays the exam questions on different pages according to section. Each page shows the section name in question to the student.
It is possible to create an exam with optional sections and to use optional content in the exam. Optional sections may include different book packages or lecture sections. The student chooses the section(s) during the exam booking and only the questions in the chosen sections are shown to the student during the exam. See the instructions for creating optional sections.
You can attach key words to questions and then search for them later.
You can attach a file to a question. The file must be in PDF format or an image file that can be opened using the examination computers.
Creating an essay question
Enter the question in the text field. You can edit questions using the editor function (do not add web links to questions because students can only access the exam system using the exam computers).
You can specify a recommended length for an essay answer. You can only issue a recommendation since the system does not restrict the length of students’ answers. However, students will be able to compare the length of their answers with your recommendation.
Choose a grading scale (points or Pass–Fail). If you choose score-based grading, indicate the maximum points.
You can specify the essay assessment criteria (such as a model answer) for yourself or other evaluators.
Creating a multiple choice question
You can create two types of multiple choice question:
• One correct answer: the student can select one answer from a list of choices.
• Several correct answers: students can select one or several answers from a list of choices and the score is based on the combined points obtained for each answer.
Write and phrase a question using the editor function.
Add answer options and points.
For “one correct answer” questions, choose the correct answer and determine the maximum score for the question.
For “several correct answers” questions, determine the points for each answer (points earned or lost)
Creating a fill-in exercise
Each question may have multiple gaps inside a text for the student to fill in. The answers may be text or numbers.
See the instructions for creating a fill in the gap assignment.
Creating a statement question
Statement question (can be edited) is a question type, where student can get negative points for a wrong answer which will affect the total points of the exam.
Default answer options are: True, False and I don't know. Student will see the answer options in this order (it will not be randomized). See the instructions for creating a statement question.
Retrieving questions from the question library
You can add questions you have created previously to an exam by choosing ”Add questions from the question bank”.
You can use the search function to find questions you have created by entering a search word or section of a question. You can also conduct a search using the course or exam title or a key word.
After you have added a question to an exam, you can edit it by selecting “Settings” and “Edit”. If the same question is included in multiple exams, any changes to the question or the answer options (excluding the score) and attached file will be applied to all the exams.
In the question library there are all the questions created by you (from all your exams), and the questions where you have been added as an owner. In the question library the examiner can also export selected questions (only essays and multiple choice questions) to Moodle on XML format.