Create a fill-in-the-blanks (missing words) question

Before you start

We recommend that you add a category to the question bank.

Want to see how this question type works?

  1. Self enrol in the Collections in FLO topic 
  2. View question 1: Select missing words (Colour quiz)


  1. In the quiz or question bank, click Create a new question
    create a new question button
  2. Choose Select missing words and click Add
    select missing words
  3. Give the question a category

  4. Give the question a name (this is only seen by teachers) (required field)

  5. Enter some question text. Where you would like the student to choose the missing word, enter a number on double square brackets, for example [[1]]. Number each gap sequentially starting at [[1]] – that is, [[1]], [[2]], [[3]] etc (required field)
    category, question name, question text
  6. Give the question a default mark (required field)
    default mark
  7. Fill in the choices. Choice 1 is the correct answer for the gap indicated by [[1]], choice 2 is the correct answer for the gap indicated by [[2]], and so on. 
    how to enter the 'correct' asnwers

    Choices with the same value for Group appear in the same drop-down lists (Shuffle)
    Choices - Shuffle boxes
  8. Fill in general feedback for the quiz question

  9. Click Save changes

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