Multiple Choice

Edit Multiple-Choice, Single & Multiple Answer Help

The Multiple Choice Question Manager allows Editors to manage the attributes of a Multiple Choice Question Content Object.

Multiple Choice Question
Action Description
Title The Title is used to create a distinctive header for a question. You do not have to include a Title.
Enable Structured Text Support This will turn structured text support on. This should be the default for everyone but the most advanced users. STX is a collection of easy to understand shortcuts for styling your content. Help with STX is available by selecting the icon.
Question This is what the public will see on your web site. It should be phrased so that the Answers/Choices make sense. It can ask a question or be a fill-in-the-blank style. By using STX you can include style instructions that will work no matter where your content is displayed - even if its used on sites that have totally different look-and-feels. Warning - by unchecking the "Enable STX" checkbox you can include advanced HTML tags. Be very careful as errors may render the page unusable.
Action Description
Do NOT Randomize Answers Select this checkbox to display the answers in the order you provide.
Only allow users to answer the question once Use this feature when you require 100% accuracy on questions. When an incorrect answer is submitted, a message is displayed that suggests the user "review the information in the lesson before continuing on" and does not allow the user to reload the page.
Provide Question-Level Feedback: Add important feedback information for this question. This will display when any incorrect answer is submitted in addition to any answer-level feedback.
Enter URL for Remediation page: Enter a URL to allow the user to select and review the lesson information when they have submitted an incorrect answer.
Action Description
Answers/Choices These will appear as the possible answers to the question.
Feedback When a user selects an answer this is provided next the the correct/incorrect indicator as feedback for the learner.
Correct Answer(s) Select each of the correct answers. EZRO will automatically use the correct single or multiple correct controls.
Action Description
Image Title The Image Title is pulled from the Image Content Object selected from the Repository search. Note - You can only select a new image by using the "Search" link next to the title. Deleting the Image Title removes the Image reference when you Update the paragraph. Do not change the Image Title directly.
Link If you include a valid URL in Link, the Image will be presented as a hyperlink to that URL. If you would like the hyperlink to jump to a location within the current SubSite, select the Browse link to automatically find it for you. If you have selected "Check title and image links to make sure they are valid urls" as a SubSite Option then the URL will be automatically checked before saving to make sure they are not broken.
Description The Description is pulled from the Image Content Object selected from the Repository search. Description is used as the ALT tag for Section 508 compliance. Unlike Image Title, you can freely change Description.
Size Select from 50%, 75%, 100%, 125%, and 150% to easily size images. It is recommended that the original image be sized so that you can select 100% for best results.
Alignment Select Right or Left alignment to position the image in the most pleasing manner.

** If a custom skin is utilized, these settings may not affect the display of the subsite. These settings can only be assumed to be effective for the default skins, unless the custom skin being used has explicitly been designed and tested to use these settings.

Edit/Add Multiple Choice Question

To edit a Multiple Choice Question:

  • Select the Edit icon (pencil) for a Multiple Choice Question Content Object.
  • Modify the content.
  • Select the "Update" button.

To add a Multiple Choice Question:

  • Select Multiple Choice Question from the drop down box at the top of the page.
  • Select the Add icon (plus sign).
  • Add the question, answers, feedback.
  • Select the checkbox for the "Correct" answers.
  • Select the "Create" button.

Helpful Hints

Only one Multiple Choice Question may be added per page.

STX Help - Select the "i" icon above the text content to view the different uses of Structured Text Support. This will show different methods of formatting the text in a paragraph.

Do Not Randomize Answers - Answers are automatically randomized. The Content Editor may select this box to keep the answers in the same order as entered.

Correct Answer(s) - A radio button will display if there is only one correct answer. Check boxes will display if there is more than one correct answer.