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How do I create a Question Pool using Markup Text?

First, create your Pool Questions in a text editor like MS Word, Notepad or TextEdit.

You can create 5 different types of questions using markup Text:

  • Multiple Choice - Single Answer
  • Multiple Choice - Multiple Answer
  • Fill in the Blank
  • Essay
  • True/False

The following provides directions on using Markup Text to create assessment questions.

Markup Text: Multiple Choice - Single Answer Example:

Markup Text: Multiple Choice - Single Answer Example:
  1. On the first line, a number, followed by a period, followed by parenthetical indication of points to assign
  2. On the following line enter the multiple choice question
  3. Each answer should begin with its appropriate letter, in alphabetical order. The correct answer should be prefixed with an asterisk (*).

Markup Text: Multiple Choice - Multiple Answer Example:

Markup Text: Multiple Choice - Multiple Answer Example:
  1. On the first line, a number, followed by a period, followed by parenthetical indication of points to assign
  2. On the following line enter the multiple choice question
  3. Each answer should begin with its appropriate letter, in alphabetical order, followed by a period. The correct answers should be prefixed with an asterisk (*).

Markup Text: Fill in the Blank Example:

Markup Text: Fill in the Blank Example:
  1. On the first line, a number, followed by a period, followed by parenthetical indication of points to assign
  2. On the following line enter the fill in the blank question using underscores for the blank.
  3. The correct answer should be prefixed with an asterisk (*).

Markup Text: Essay Question Example:

Markup Text: Essay Question Example:
  1. On the first line, a number, followed by a period, followed by parenthetical indication of points to assign
  2. On the following line enter the essay question

Markup Text: True/False Example:

Markup Text: True/False Example:
  1. On the first line, a number, followed by a period, followed by parenthetical indication of points to assign
  2. On the following line enter the True/False question
  3. The correct answer should be prefixed with an asterisk (*). The incorrect answer can also be included, as above, though this is not necessary.

After you have the Markup Text saved in your text editor, go to Tests & Quizzes.

After you have the Markup Text saved in your text editor, go to Tests & Quizzes.

Select "Create using Markup Text", enter a Question Pool Title, then click Create

Select "Create using Markup Text", enter a Question Pool Title, then click Create

This displays the Create Assessment / Question Pool page.

Edit the Question Pool name and enter a description (Optional)

Edit the Question Pool name and enter a description (Optional)

Copy your Markup questions and Paste them into the Question box, then click Next.

Copy your Markup questions and Paste them into the Question box, then click Next.

This displays a  Validate Assessment / Question Pool page.

Check your questions, then click Create Question Pool.

Check your questions, then click Create Question Pool.

This creates the Question Pool and places it in the Question Pool list.

Example:

Example: