Multiple choice questions are one of the most common questions on Moodle quizzes. Questions of this type are simple to create. The instructions below explain the process. For a more detailed explanation, see Moodle’s own documentation for multiple choice questions.
How do I create a multiple choice question?
- Begin the process of adding a question to a quiz or to a question bank.
- When the Choose a question type to add window appears, select Multiple choice for the question type. Select Add.
- Place the question in the correct Category.
- Provide a question name.
- Enter the question text in the box. This is the question to be answered.
- Default points sets the value of the question.
- (Optional) Provide general feedback that all students will see once finishing the quiz.
- Decide whether there are one or multiple answers.
- Shuffle changes the order of choices.
- Select whether to the number the choices with letters, numbers, or Roman numerals
- Write each answer choice and the grade it will receive. At least one answer must be worth 100% if there is only one answer. Partial and negative credit are possible. Feedback in these boxes will be shown only to students who selected that particular choice.
- Select Save changes when finished.
Now that you know how to create multiple choice questions, learn how to create another common question type: true/false questions.