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Question Type – Embedded answer (Cloze) crib sheet

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For: StaffApplication: QMplus , QuizzesTagged: quiz

One of the question types within the QMplus Quiz is the called an Embedded answer (also known as a Cloze) question.

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What is the Embedded answer (Cloze) question type?

The embedded answer question type consists of a passage of text (in Moodle format) that has various answers embedded within it, including multiple choice, short answers and numerical answers. This is a sample:

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Sample text to copy and paste to get you started

To create the above sample embedded answer question type – that is, as a dropdown answer, enter the following in place of your word:

{1:MULTICHOICE:Wrong#FBWA~Wrong#FBWA~=Right#FBRA~%50%halfright#FBHA}

example

A woollen hat is an example of clothing you might wear on your head

becomes

A woollen {1:MULTICHOICE:sock#this is for your foot~glove#this is for your hand~=hat#well done~%50%earmuffs#it goes on your head but it isn’t really clothing} is an example of clothing you might wear on your head

Paste this into the cloze question type question text box

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The question will show as:

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Feedback shows as:
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For a type-in answer: enter the following in place of your word:

{1:SHORTANSWER:wrong#FBWA~wrong# FBWA ~=sock#FBRA~%50%halfright#FBHA}

example

A woollen sock is an example of clothing you might wear on your foot

becomes

A woollen {1:SHORTANSWER:hat#this is for your head~glove# this is for your hand ~=sock#well done~%50%shoe#it is unusual to have woollen shoes} is an example of clothing you might wear on your foot.

 

MOODLE DOCS

You can read more details about this question type from the Moodle docs: Embedded Answers (Cloze) question type

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