Frequently Asked Questions

(COURSE) 10. What are the available question types

You can test your learners with assessments when they have completed the course activities. LOOP LMS provides different types of question for you to test your learners:

  1. Fill in the Blank: It consists of a phrase, sentence, or paragraph with a blank space where the learner provides the missing word(s).
  2. Matching: It provides a list of sub-questions along with a list of answers. The learners are asked to "match" the correct answers with each question.
  3. Multiple Choice: A form of an objective assessment in which the learners are asked to select only correct answers from a list of choices.
  4. Single Choice: A closed-ended question where there is only one answer from the list of options.
  5. Drag and Drop Marker: The learners are asked to drop markers onto an area on a background image, where the drop zones have been defined while creating the question.
  6. Drag and Drop Text: The learners are asked to drag and drop text options from an answer bank into the question text.
  7. Essay: Learners are required to write their answers in a sentence, paragraph, or short composition.
  8. Import: Import a list of questions that you have already created in GIFT or AIKEN format.

To create a question, log in to your LOOP LMS account as an Instructor/Site Administrator.


1. Fill in the Blank

Go to Courses > Question BankFill in the Blank (1).

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Choose the category (2) for this question and name the question (3). Write down your answer and add “_” for 6 times to indicate the blank space for the answer (4).

Indicate the difficulty level (5), mark per answer (6) and penalty per answer (7). Indicate the correct answer (8) before you submit (9).

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2. Matching

Go to Courses > Question Bank > Matching (1).


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Choose the category (2) for this question and name the question (3). Indicate the description (4) of the question, the difficulty level (5), mark per answer (6) and penalty per answer (7). Type in your question (8) and indicate the correct answer to this question (9). Click ‘+’ icon (10) to add more questions. Click submit (11) to save this question.

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3. Multiple Choice

Go to Courses > Question Bank > Multiple Choice (1).

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Choose the category (2) for this question and name the question (3). Write down your question (4) and indicate the difficulty level (5), mark per choice (6) and penalty per choice (7). Indicate different choices (8) and click ‘+’ icon (9) to add more choices. Tick the correct answers (10). Click submit (11) to save this question.

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4. Single Choice

Go to Courses > Question BankSingle Choice (1).

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Choose the category (2) for this question and name the question (3). Write down your question (4) and indicate the difficulty level (5), mark per choice (6), and penalty per choice (7). Indicate different choices (8) and click the ‘+’ icon (9) to add more choices. Tick the correct answer (10). Click submit (11) to save this question.

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5. Drag and Drop Marker

Go to Courses > Question Bank > Drag and Drop Marker (1).

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Upload an image (2). To indicate a marker, name the label (3), click the Coordinates box (4) and drop a marker on the image by clicking the specific points on the image (5). Click the ‘+’ icon (6) to drop more markers on the same image.

Fill up from Course Category (7) to Penalty for each Incorrect (8). Click Submit (9) to save this question.

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Note: The image size has to be in Square (e.g. 128x128 px)


6. Drag and Drop Text

Go to Courses > Question Bank > Drag and Drop Text (1).

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Choose the category (2) and name the question (3). Insert your question and use ‘[[‘ and ‘]]’ to indicate a box placeholder (4). Indicate the difficulty level (5), mark per answer (6), and penalty per answer (7). Fill up the answer (8) and click the ‘+’ icon (9) to add more answers. Submit (10) to save the question.

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7. Essay

Go to Courses > Question Bank > Essay Question (1).

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Choose the category (2) and name the question (3). Insert your essay description (4) to give the learners more details. Indicate the difficulty level (5) and default mark (6) and penalty per answer. Submit (7) to save the question.

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That’s it!

Now, you can create different types of questions for assessments or increase your work efficiency by importing questions in the GIFT/ AIKEN formats. Next up: learn how to create an assessment to add all the questions that you have created and include it in a course!


 Last updated Wed, Dec 15 2021 8:39am

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