Sort answers: Answer A or B questions

Answer A or B questions are useful if you have a series of quick questions you want your learner to answer, or to use as a questionnaire.  

Adding an Answer A or B question type

1. Open the page in your course where you would like to add the Answer A or B question type.

2. In Layout, navigate to the position on the page where you would like to add the Answer A or B question type and click the Add here button.

3. Select Questions and Results:

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4. Select Sort answers:

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5. Select Answer A or B:

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6. The Answer A or B question type is added to the page with three question and response fields added by default. Click the Save button to save the changes.

 

Answer A or B question Settings

In Layout, the settings for the Answer A or B question type can be found by clicking on the variations menu on the top right of the interaction:

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Under Variations you have the option to select the Form Type. This setting determines whether the question is considered as part of an Assessment or Survey, or used as a Knowledge Check:

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The Outcome Icon lets you decide whether you want to display to the learner the results of their submitted answers. In the released project, the icon will appear next to the second column, letting the learner know whether they answered correctly. 

 

Setting up an Answer A or B question type

In Author, click in the text boxes to change the default text to the question you want to ask and to add a sentence before the answer, if required:

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The column text is labelled True or False by default, but you can select the text box to change this text to whatever suits your questions. 

All of the questions are set to have the default correct answer which is True. To set your correct answer for each question, select the variations menu on the top right of the question field:

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Under Answer is… select the correct answer for that question:

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 The correct answer options will update with the text entered for the default True or False columns.

Note: If you are using the Answer A or B question type as a Survey, there will be no right or wrong answers. The Survey is used to gather information on what your learner believes to be the correct answer.

 

To add more questions to the list, select +Add Question on the bottom left of the interaction: 

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Answer A or B Example

The following is a typical example of how an Answer A or B question type can be used. The example asks the learner to respond with yes or no, when asked whether the following statements are true. In Preview, the answers are initially clear:

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The learner then selects what they believe to be the correct answer:

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Once the learner has selected what they believe to be the correct answer, they can then click the Submit button to submit their answers.

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