Quiz - create an embedded answers (Cloze) question

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To set up this question type, you need to generate cloze text. This means that where an answer is required, you will need to generate bracketed instructions so the answer can be marked automatically, and feedback generated. For example:

{1:SHORTANSWER:%0%tertiary#Sorry, that's incorrect~%100%primary#That's correct!~%0%secondary#Not quite, read the question carefully}

This can be a complex process if you are not familiar with it, and it is easy to make a mistake. You could try the Moodle Cloze editor (external resource) which can generate cloze from your text. Once generated, you can copy and paste it into the Question text area in this question.

  1. Open the quiz and either:
    1. Edit the quiz, click on an Add link on the right side of the page, and select + a new question.
    2. Open the question bank and click on the Create a new question button

  2. Select Embedded answers (Cloze) and click Add   

  3. Give the question a Category and Question name (required field)
    enter category and question name

  4. Enter question text (this will include Cloze text – see note above) (required field)
    enter question text

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

  6. Give a penalty and hint for each incorrect try
    Penalty and hints

  7. Click Save changes

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