[LON-CAPA-users] order of bubbles in multiple choice test
Mon, 19 Dec 2005 10:49:11 -0500
Besides throwing in a random number into the wrong answers, you can also
add the following parameter to your numericalresponse question:
<responseparam name="numbubbles" default="5" type="int_pos"
description="Number of bubbles in exam mode" />
Note, I said that the default number of bubbles is 5. This way, if you
create more than 5 wrong answers the system will just randomly pick 4 of
your wrong answers to display (4 wrong answers plus 1 correct answer is
I'll update the FAQ with this tag too.
Guy Ashkenazi wrote:
> You need to enter at least one random wrong answer in the range of the
> wrong answers you devised. Look at
> http://help.loncapa.org/cgi-bin/fom?file=349 for an example.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "ciskep" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2005 4:15 AM
> Subject: [LON-CAPA-users] order of bubbles in multiple choice test
>> I want to use several of my lon-capa problems as part of a multiple
>> choice exam.
>> I am adding smart incorrect options to them. All is going well but
>> when I test
>> them the answers are put in order from least to greatest. Since the
>> have been chosen based on what I think likely incorrect answers will
>> be, the
>> correct answer usually ends up in the same spot. So I'm thinking
>> that all of
>> this is pretty useless if in the end, the correct answer is always C.
>> I am
>> guessing that there must be a way to tell loncapa to randomize the
>> answers and
>> not always rank them from low to high. Does anyone know what it is?
>> Paul Ciske
>> Mio AuSable High Schol
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