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Single Choice Set Tutorial

The Single Choice Set content type allows allows content designers to create question sets with one correct answer per question. The end user gets immediate feedback after submitting each answer.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • When to use Single Choice Set
  • How to create a Single Choice Set
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Here's the Single Choice Set we'll create in this tutorial.

When to use Single Choice Set questions

Single Choice Set questions can be used for testing skills related to any topic and can be an effective assessment tool. With immediate feedback and a summary at the end, user learning is reinforced. Single Choice Set features sound effects for correct and wrong (sound effects may be turned off).

Single Choice Set questions can be used alone or integrated into other content types, such as Interactive Videos or Presentations. Either way, they are created in the same way.

Step 1: Topic

Let's say you want to create a Single Choice Set question about Goji berries. We'll create the test example from Examples and downloads page.

Question 1. Goji berries are also known as ...

  • Wolfberries
  • Catberries
  • Bearberries

Question 2: Goji berries are native to ...

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Africa

Question 3: Goji berries are usually sold ...

  • Frozen
  • Pickled
  • Dried

Step 2: Create a Single Choice Set

Select the New content option and choose Single Choice Set from the list of Content types: 

The Fill in the Blanks editor looks like this:

Single choice set editor

In this tutorial, we'll focus on creating the Single Choice Set question content. The content creation happens in the top part of the editor, so we'll only focus on this for now.

The Single Choice Set question content type consists of a question and a set of alternatives. The Question is used to introduce the problem to be solved, and the alternatives are the possible answers the learner can choose from.

Step 3: Question and Alternatives

Write the first question under Question and enter the three alternatives under ‘Alternatives’. In order to create additional alternatives press the ‘Add answer’ button. The first (top) answering alternative is always the correct one. But don't worry, the answering alternatives will be randomized in the end-user view. Also, remember that you can only have one correct answering alternative for each question.

Fill in the rest of the alternatives. This is how the 1st question should look:

Step 4: Add Question

You can add additional questions by clicking the ‘Add question’ button. Click 'add question' and fill in the newly added question with alternatives.

Step 5: Re-ordering

You may change the order of questions by pressing the  button in the top right corner of the Question & Alternatives, drag and drop within the List of questions.

You can also change the order of the alternatives in the same way. Just use the  button in the top right corner of the alternative. Just remember the top alternative is the correct one. You can delete the question & alternatives or alternative by using the  button in the top right corner.

You will have something like this when you swap the second and third alternatives of the third question:

Step 6: Finishing up

Press Save/create when you are done!
You should now have the same result as the example at the top of the page.
Feel free to leave any comments or suggestions on how to improve this tutorial.