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Add Open-Ended/Fill in the Blank Questions to Assessments

Lab on Demand Performance Based Testing Platform Update

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]You can now add questions to an assessment exam where the answer is text. This can be fill-in-the-blank type questions or open-ended questions. The new options for answers are 1) Text response, exact match or 2) Text response, Regex match. The second answer type uses a regular expression that has different answer possibilities and compares it to the answer the student inputs. To add these type of questions/answers to an assessment type exam:

1. On the Exam tab, click Add Question

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2. In the Text field, enter the first question

3. From the Format dropdown, select the format for the answer:

a. Multiple Choice, Only One Answer

b. Multiple Choice, Multiple Answers

c. Text Response, Exact Match

d. Text Response, Regex Match

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4. Click Add Answer

5. In the field that appears, type the:

a. Exact Answer Wanted

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b. Regular expression, the answer must match

i. Start the regular expression with the ^ character

ii. Put the possible answers in parenthesis with the | character separating them

iii. End the expression with the $ character

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Note: The answers are not case sensitive.

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