I spotted a conversation between Dave and Dafydd over on the SchoolHistory.co.uk forum, about question types in quizzes. These guys are two of Yacapaca’s most prolific authors, so if they don’t know, we have clearly not got the message across. So for reference, here’s the complete list. Bookmark it now for future reference!
The Yacapaca assessment question types
AKA “select your answer”. The original multiple choice question. Two to six options.
Two to six checkboxes, none, some or all of which need to be selected to earn the mark. Students earn half a mark for one incorrect box, quarter mark for two, and so forth.
AKA “gap fill”. You can specify multiple correct answers, and also target specific incorrect answers with feedback relevant to that particular mistake. Matching methods include case-tolerant and fuzzy match.
Multiple Choice Cloze
Students drag one out of two to six option words into a sentence.
Pair match (Drag’n’drop)
Students match two to six pairs of items. You can also use this to test for sequence.
Students place up to 6 items in sequence. Part-marks are earned for partially correct answers.
Students select a point on an image such as a map or diagram. Selection inside the area you define earns the point.
Student answers can be up to 100 words long, and are marked using artificial intelligence. You will find Short Text questions in our Premium courses, but they are not available for your own authoring due to the complexity of setup.
Student answers may be essays, images or videos. Peer marked using Structured Peer Assessment. Long Text assignments are not part of quizzes, but are separately assignable from within our Premium courses. They are not available for your own authoring due to the complexity of setup.
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