Quiz Tools

Create a quiz, survey, or self-assessment, review the results, and see class statistics.

Creating Ordering Questions (ORD)

Ordering (ORD) questions require respondents to arrange a series of items into a correct sequence or order.


Step One: Access a Question Library, Quiz or Survey

Questions can be created in a Question Library, Quiz or Survey. For a Quiz, it is recommended to first create questions in the Question Library, then import them into the Quiz. For additional information see the following guides, then return to take the next step:


Step Two: Create an Ordering Question

1. From New select Ordering.

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Step Three: Enter Question Details and Save

1. Fill in general details such as:

  • (a) Title: is used for searching or later importing into a quiz.
  • Assign (b) Points for the ordering task.
  • Enter (c) Question Text.
  • (d) Optional: Choose a Difficulty level from the dropdown list or choose to Insert an Image to upload an image to accompany your question.

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2. Select the grading method you wish to attribute to the question.

  • Equally weighted: Students receive points for each correct answer/ordering.
  • All or nothing: Students must correctly order every answer or else they receive none at all.
  • Right minus wrong: Student point equals the number of right answers minus the number of wrong answers.

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3. Enter your answer details:

  • (1) Enter Answer details including (a) Value, (b) assign Correct Order
    • optional: enter (c) feedback or (d) delete answers.
  • (2) To add more possible or alternative answers, select +Add Answer.

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4 (Optional). You can provide students with hints to help them answer the question, and enter feedback to show students after they have completed the question. To do so, select Expand question hint or Expand question feedback.

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5. When complete select one of the save options

  • Save – save the question and return to the question library, quiz or survey
  • Preview - view how the question will be displayed to students
  • Save and New – save the question, then create a new question
  • Save and Copy – save the question, then create a copy of the current questions

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