How Do I Create a Multiple Answers Quiz Question?

You can create a question that has multiple answers in it.

Note: This question type awards a fraction of the points available for each correct answer selection and subtracts an equivalent fraction for incorrect answer selection. If you need to edit a Multiple Answers question after publishing the quiz, you can use quiz regrade to edit quiz questions and tell Curve to update grades for students who have already taken the quiz. However, this option only works for regrading existing questions, not deleting questions completely.


Add Question


With the Questions tab [1] selected inside a new quiz, click the New Question button [2].


Set Name, Type, and Points


Quiz questions are not automatically numbered for instructors. To add a custom name to your quiz question, enter the name in the question text field [1]. Custom names can help you identify quiz questions more easily. Regardless of the question name, students always see quiz questions in numerical order (i.e. Question 1, Question 2).

Click the drop-down menu and select the Multiple Answers question type [2].

Enter number of points the question is worth (quiz totals are calculated based on combined total of questions) [3].


Edit Multiple Answers Question Details


To build a Multiple Answers question, you will need to enter the following details:

  1. The question text (use the Rich Content Editorto include video, images, math equations, or flash activities)
  2. Question response text
  3. Text for the answer comments under each correct answer and/or at the end of the question


Add or Delete Answers


Click the Add Answer [1] link to create as many correct answers and distractors as you like. If you want to delete a response, hover over the response and click the Delete icon [2].


Select Correct Answers


Multiple Answers questions can have more than one correct answer. Click the arrow to the left of the correct answers. You will know which answers are marked as correct responses because both the arrow and the feedback bubble below the answer field will turn green. In this example, the first three answers are marked as correct. Students are required to select all correct answers to get full credit.


Enter Feedback Text


You can choose to give students feedback in the answer comments fields. To leave feedback for a specific answer, click the comment field beneath the answer [1].

You can also create general answer comments for the quiz question as a whole [2]. Students who select the correct answer will see the feedback in the green comment field. Students who select any incorrect answer will see the feedback in the red comment field. All students will see the feedback in the blue comment field. 


Update Question


If you are creating a new question, click Create Question once you are done making changes.


If you are modifying an existing question, instead click the Update Question button. 

Add additional individual questions as needed.


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