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Arithmetic Quiz Tutorial

Create arithmetic quizzes to test the learner's knowledge in Basic Arithmetic Operations or in Linear Equations. The author chooses the number of questions and the type while the Questions are generated automatically.

In this tutorial, you will learn:

  • When to use an Arithmetic Quiz
  • How to create an Arithmetic Quiz
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Here's the Arithmetic quiz we'll create in this tutorial:

When to use Arithmetic Quiz 

This content type is perfect for creating quick quizzes to test skills in Basic Arithmetic Operations or in Linear Equations because the tool creates questions for you.

If you, want to create a quiz with your own questions however, we suggest using other content types like Fill in the blanks, Drag the words or some other. These content types support LaTeX so you will be able to type in even more complex mathematic formulas.

Step 1: Topic

We'll create an Arithmetic quiz with 10 questions to test the user’s knowledge of  "Addition".

Step 2: Creating a Arithmetic Quiz

Select the New content option and choose Arithmetic Quiz from the list of Content types:

Step 3: Arithmetic quiz editor

The Arithmetic quiz editor should now appear. The editor should look something like this:

Step 4: Title and Introduction

Give your content a title and fill in the introduction field with instructions on how to solve the task. Like so:

Step 5: Options

In Arithmetic Quiz you can set up different quiz types:

Quiz type:

  • Arithmetic Operations Quiz
  • Linear Equations Quiz

For Arithmetic Operations Quiz you can choose between:

  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division

For Linear Equations Quiz you can choose between:

  • Basic
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
    If you pick Linear Equations Quiz you can also choose to Enable fractions in equations.
Lastly, you can choose a number of questions. For this tutorial, we'll choose 10

For Quiz type, select "Arithmetic Operations Quiz", for Arithmetic type select "Addition" and type 10 for a number of questions.

Step 6: Finishing up

Save the node/article to view your finished Arithmetic Quiz.
You should now have the same result as the example at the top of this page. 
Feel free to leave any comments or suggestions on how to improve this tutorial.