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Questions

From Carleton Moodle Docs

Questions can be created in Moodle for use in quizzes and for import into lessons.

Question types

Calculated 
Calculated questions are like numerical questions but with the numbers used selected randomly from a set when the quiz is taken.
Calculated multichoice
Calculated multichoice questions are like multichoice questions which choice elements can include formula results from numeric values that are selected randomly from a set when the quiz is taken.
Calculated simple
A simpler version of calculated questions which are like numerical questions but with the numbers used selected randomly from a set when the quiz is taken.
Description
This is not actually a question. Instead it is a way to add some instructions, rubric or other content to the activity. This is similar to the way that labels can be used to add content to the course page.
Drag and drop into text
Missing words in the question text are filled in using drag and drop.
Drag and drop markers
Missing words in the question text are filled in using drag and drop.
Drag and drop onto image
Missing words in the question text are filled in using drag and drop.
Embedded Answers (Cloze)
Questions of this type are very flexible, but can only be created by entering text containing special codes that create embedded multiple-choice, short answers and numerical questions.
Essay
Allows a response of a file upload and/or online text. This must then be graded manually.
Matching
The answer to each of a number of sub-question must be selected from a list of possibilities.
Multiple Choice
Allows the selection of a single or multiple responses from a pre-defined list.
Random Short Answer Matching
Like a Matching question, but created randomly from the short answer questions in a particular category.
Select missing words
Missing words in the question text are filled in using dropdown menus.
Short-Answer
Allows a response of one or a few words that is graded by comparing against various model answers, which may contain wildcards.
Numerical
Allows a numerical response, possibly with units, that is graded by comparing against various model answers, possibly with tolerances.
True/False
A simple form of multiple choice question with just the two choices 'True' and 'False'.

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