Tests: Tests Questions in Blackboard Learn

This handout is designed to make you familiar with creating more advanced types of test questions. You will learn how to create True/False, Multiple Choice/Multiple Answer, Ordering, Matching, and Fill in the Blank questions.
 
QUICK STEPS: Creating True/False Questions
1.     On the Control Panel, under Course Tools, click Tests, Surveys, and Pools.
2.     On the Tests, Surveys, and Pools page, click Tests.
3.     Click Build Test.
4.     On the Test Information page, enter information in appropriate fields and click Submit.
5.     On the Test Canvas page, click Create Question double drop down arrows and select True/False.
6.     On the Create/Edit True/False Questions page, enter in all appropriate information and click Submit.
7.     On the Test Canvas page, you will see the question and answer.  You can also enter in your point value in the Points box.
 
QUICK STEPS: Creating Multiple Choice/Multiple Answer Questions
1.     On the Create Question drop down list, select Multiple Choice or Multiple Answer.
2.     On the Create/Edit Multiple Choice Question page, enter the Question Text and enter information into all appropriate fields.
3.     Click Submit.
 
QUICK STEPS: Creating Ordering Questions
1.     On the Create Question drop down list, select Ordering.
2.     On the Create/Edit Ordering Question page, enter the Question Text
3.     Enter the Point Value, or leave the default.
4.     Select Options, such as how answers are numbered or whether to Allow Partial Credit.
5.     Select Number of Answers from drop-down list.
6.     Enter answers in the Answer text boxes in the correct order.
7.     Click Next.
8.     Use the drag-and-drop function to arrange the display order for the answers.
9.     Optionally, enter Feedback for correct and incorrect answers.
10.   Click Submit.
 
QUICK STEPS: Creating Matching Questions
1.     On the Create Question drop-down list, select Matching.
2.     On the Create/Edit Matching Question page, enter the Question Text.
3.     Enter the Point Value or leave the default.
4.     Select Options, such as how answers are numbered or whether to Allow Partial Credit.
5.     Select Number of Questions from the drop-down list.
6.     Enter questions in the Question text boxes in the order to be displayed.
7.     Select Numbers of Answers from the drop-down list.
8.     Enter answers in the Answer text boxes in a different order than the questions.
9.     Click Next.
10.   Use the drop-down list to match the Question Items to the correct Answer Items.
11.   Optionally, enter Feedback for the correct and incorrect answers.
12.   Click Submit.
 
QUICK STEPS: Creating Fill in the Blank Questions
  1. On the Create Question drop-down list, select Fill in the Blank.
  2. On the Create/Edit Fill in the Blank Question page, enter the Question Text.
  3. Enter the Point Value, or leave the default.
  4. Select Number of Answers from the drop-down list.
  5. Enter possible answers in the Answer text boxes.
  6. Optionally, enter Feedback for correct and incorrect answers.
  7. Click Submit.
 
To watch videos on how to Create Each Question Type, go to the ITTC website's Blackboard Tutorials and find a video on creating each question type at the bottom of the page. Click here to go to the website now.

Training material provided by the Interactive Teaching & Technology Center, Arkansas State University, AR 72467. For further information you may contact ittclab@astate.edu, 870-972-2334 or come by and visit us at http://www.astate.edu/ittc or Library, Suite 301. Information for the ITTCSMARTGuide provided in part by http://www.blackboard.com.



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Last updated: 22 Mar, 2016
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