Six Question Types Available in CourseKey
This article provides an overview and reference for all the CourseKey question and feature types. These resources introduce all you need to know to start authoring content. Learn about Questions, Items, Activities and the areas in the Authoring tools you'll use the most.
Question Type Overview
Here you will find detailed descriptions of CourseKey's question types along with links to step by step guides on how to author each of them. There are currently six available question types that can be authored for a wide range of teaching and learning strategies.
Multiple Choice (MCQ)
The Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) allows you to select one or more correct answer(s) from a number of potential answers. There are various Layout customization options in this question – block or inline, labeling, and columns.
True or False (T/F)
True or False is a multiple answer question type with two pre-formatted option columns. The question type contains a statements with buttons against each to indicate a response.
Fill in the blank
Fill in the blank uses Closed Text questions that allow you to place empty response boxes in a passage of text which the student must fill in.
Essay questions let students give longer, more detailed answers to questions (up to a maximum of 10,000 words). As the grading of an essay is subjective the question cannot be auto scored.
Allows students to easily enter complex math formulas and has advanced validation capabilities.
Match list question type requires students to match two lists of associated items, e.g. countries and their capital cities or historical events and the dates on which they occurred. The student is given one list in a fixed order and then has to move the responses of the second list to match this.