Creating and editing questions

This article follows Tutorial 10: How to use the Quiz Builder so if it doesn’t immediately make sense, go back and read that article first.

Suppose that you have already started to create a quiz, but you could not find existing suitable questions from the database. You have decided to create one or more brand new questions of your own. Here is where you will start:

And here is what pops up:

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Tutorial 10: How to use the Quiz Builder

If you have Author privileges in Yacapaca, go to More -> My Quizzes. You can ignore search for now, and go straight to Build a New Quiz:

quiz1

This allows you to build a new quiz from scratch, drawing questions from the entire question bank (164,000 questions at time of writing). You can modify  Continue reading “Tutorial 10: How to use the Quiz Builder”

Improve comprehension by re-stating ‘not’ questions into positives

Here is a question from our database, with one of its distractors (incorrect answers), and a feedback statement written by a student:
Question Distractor Feedback statement written by student
Which one of the following is not a network topology? Bus Bus is not a network topology.

Do you see the problem? ‘Bus’ is indeed a network topology. By stating the question in the negative, the distractor becomes a double negative – ‘bus’ is NOT NOT a network topology. And guess wha Continue reading “Improve comprehension by re-stating ‘not’ questions into positives”