After creating an exercise, you can add a one or multiple questions to it. Each question type has its own specific properties. A question is part of an exercise which is used to acquire an answer from the student. Different question types can be used within the same exercise. You can see an overview of the question types here.
The table below shows which question types can be used for a Handwritten assignment or a Digital test.
|Handwritten assignment||Digital test|
|Fill in the gaps||No||Yes|
|Free formatted question||Yes||No|
Some properties of a question are the same for each question type. You can find these below.
- Rich content editor
Each question in Ans has the rich content editor to format the text and to add additional information to the question. The options are mentioned below.
- You can use HTML to format the text.
- It’s possible to make text bold, italic or to underline text.
- You can make use of subscript and superscript.
- You can format the size of the text with the carriage sign (¶).
- It’s possible to insert tables, URLs, images and files.
- It’s possible to add lists (with enumeration or with dots).
- It's possible to redo or undo changes.
- You can give parts of a text a specific colour.
- You can insert equations or variables.
- With the microphone button you can record audio which will be embedded in the question directly.
For each question, you need to define the maximum amount of points a student can earn for the question. For some question types you have additional options for points.
- General question options
Each question has extra options which can be enabled. The standard options for each question are mentioned below. You can find these options when you click on the three dots -icon in the top right corner of the question.
- You can change the question type.
- It’s possible to define a question as a ‘bonus’ question which means a wrong answer won’t influence the grade.
- It’s possible to make questions skippable for students that are authorised to skip specific questions (for example when they have special needs).
- You have three options that can influence the amount of points. By default, all three options are turned on. You can determine whether or not the system should start with 0 points and you can limit both the minimum and maximum amount of points a student can score.
error_outline Question options may differ depending on the question type chosen.