Quiz - create a numerical question

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If you are interested in this question type, you may also be interested in Calculated, Calculated multichoice and Calculated simple. To create one of these types, at step 2 (below) select one of these options instead of Numerical. 

Want to see how this question type works?

  1. Self enrol in the Collections in FLO topic
  2. View question 9: Numerical (Colour quiz)


  1. In the quiz (Quiz > Quiz administration > Edit quiz) or question bank (Administration > Question bank), click Create a new question
    create a new question

  2. Select Numerical and click Add
        Numerical option

  3. Give the question a Category

  4. Give the question a Category Name (required field)

  5. Enter question text (required field)

  6. Decide on the default mark for the question (required field)
    adding a numerical question - input category, question name, question text, default mark

  7. Fill in General feedback (students will see this once they have answered the question)
    general feedback text box

  8. Select answer 1, the error for getting it wrong, and the grade. Do this for all other correct/incorrect answers
    answer field, error, and grade

  9. Provide feedback for the answer (whether right or wrong)
    answer feedback

  10. Under Unit handling and Units, decide on the configuration (this will only apply if the answer is not a whole number)

  11. Click Save changes

  12. Preview the question to make sure it works correctly

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