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How do I add a Numeric Response question to an assessment?

A numeric response question presents users with a question followed by a text box in which they enter a numeric answer; each user's answer is compared to a list of allowed answers.

Go to Tests & Quizzes.

Go to Tests & Quizzes.

Under the Working Copies tab, click "Select Action" for the assessment and select Edit.

Under the Working Copies tab, click "Select Action" for the assessment and select Edit.

This displays the assessment Edit page.

Use the "Select a question type" dropdown box to select the Numeric Response question type.

Use the "Select a question type" dropdown box to select the Numeric Response question type.

This displays the edit Numeric Response question page.

Add an Answer Point Value.

Add an Answer Point Value.

Add Question Text.

Add Question Text.

Type the Question Text into the text box provided. Be sure to read the details on how to define answers properly, the three different forms of answers (Range, Scientific notation, and Complex numbers), and acceptable characters.

Note: To edit with the Rich Text Editor, click the hyperlink to open the full menu.

Add Attachment. (Optional)

Add Attachment. (Optional)

Click Add Attachments to browse for and select a file attachment if desired.

Assign the question to a portion of the assessment and/or a Question Pool. (Optional)

Assign the question to a portion of the assessment and/or a Question Pool. (Optional)

1. The question can be added to a specific portion of the assessment, such as Part 1 or Part 2 (depending on how many parts exist). Part 1 is the default location.

2. The question may also be added to a question pool, if desired. (See: "What is a Question Pool?")

Add feedback for correct answer and/or incorrect answer. (Optional)

Add feedback for correct answer and/or incorrect answer. (Optional)

Feedback is optional text available for students to view after the particular question is graded. For numeric response questions, the feedback option is offered for correct and/or incorrect answers, if desired. This feedback will be released to students if the "Settings" for the assessment includes "Release Questions and the following" and "Question-level Feedback".(See: "How do I Edit the Settings for an assessment?")

Note: To edit with the Rich Text Editor, click the hyperlink to open the full menu.

Click Save.

Click Save.

This places the Numeric response question in the assessment questions list.

Example:

Example:

Example of what the Numeric Response question looks like from the student view:

Example of what the Numeric Response question looks like from the student view: