Adding Question Slides to a Quiz
Adding Question Slides to a Quiz
In addition to creating assessed and training simulations, you can add question slides to your Captivate demos. You can choose from six question types:
- Fill in the blank gives learners a list of possible choices to fill in the blank space in the question. This question type gives an instructor or tutor the ability to measure learners’ abilities to apply knowledge within a contextual environment.
- Likert gives learners a list of items to categorize from a scale of answers.
- Matching gives learners a list of items that must be matched to another list of possible answers.
- Multiple Choice gives learners the option to choose from one or more correct answers from a list of possible answers.
- Short Answer enables learners to complete a short answer question.
- True/False gives learners the ability to choose from two possible answers.
Creating a Question Slide
Click the following link to view a Captivate demonstration of how to create a question slide:
Play the demo: Adding a Question Slide to Your Captivate Project
To create a question slide as a matching question, do the following:
- Choose Insert > Question Slide and choose the Matching question type.
- Click OK.
In the Matching Question dialog box, give the question a title and enter the text you want to use as the question (see Figure 7).
- Select a numbering scheme from the Numbering pop-up menu.
- Click in the left text box under Answers, enter a column heading, and then add each Question item in the list box on the left (Column A).
Do the same for the right text box and list box under Answers (Column B).
To establish a relationship between the two items that are a correct match, select the item in Column B that you want to match with the data in column A and do one of the following:
- Click the Match button
- Drop the item in column B over the item in column A
Whichever method you choose, Captivate draws a line to show the relationship between these two items.
Captivate adds the matching slide to the Edit area (see Figure 8).
To try out the question slide, choose Preview > From This Slide (or press F8) and complete the question.
Setting Question Slide Options
You can use one of two methods to set question slide options. The best method is to define the question slide options when you first create the slide. However, after a question slide has been added to your project, you can make further changes by clicking the Edit button, which is located in the top-left corner of the question slide.
Using the Question tab, you can refine the question you want to ask learners.
After refining the question, you can use the Options tab to specify the type of question, determine what happens if learners answer questions correctly or incorrectly, and specify what buttons should appear in the question (see Figure 9).
In the Type area, you can specify whether the question is Graded (there are right and wrong answers) or whether the question is a Survey (there are no wrong answers).
Note: Selecting Survey displays a series of new categories relating to that question type.
In the If Correct Answer area and If Wrong Answer area, you can determine what happens if learners answer questions correctly or incorrectly.