Web-4MTM Reference Manual
  Question Builder
Contents
Multiple Choice  Survey  True/False  Numerical  Essay  Advanced

The Question Builder used in conjunction with the Interactive Slide Show, the Slide Show Builder and the Question Viewer lets you build tests, exams surveys or to query participants in a presentation. The Question Builder supports multiple question types. Questions are stored individually and then grouped together to create a test or survey with the Slide Show tool. The Question Viewer is used to view question responses and automatically grade responses if appropriate, and export the results if desired to a text file..

 Question Builder Window

Multiple Choice

Select [Multiple Choice] for the question type. Type the question in the text area on the upper right hand side of the Question Builder. Type each response in the test box on the lower right hand side and click [ Add]. After adding the possible responses, select the correct response in the Multiple Choice List and click [ Correct]. To preview the question, click [ Preview]. When you complete the question click [Save] to save it and click [New] to start a new question.

Survey

Survey questions are built the same as multiple choice question. The only difference is that there is no correct answer to a survey question.

True/False

Select [True/False] for the question type. Type the question in the text area on the upper right hand side of the Question Builder. Select the [ True is correct] or [ False is correct radio] button as you deem appropriate. To preview the question, click [ Preview]. When you complete the question click [Save] to save it and click [New] to start a new question.

Numerical

Select [Numerical ] for the question type. Type the question in the text area on the upper right hand side of the Question Builder. Type in the answer in the text field labeled Correct  Answer. For numerical questions, if the correct answer may fall within a range, use the Min Acceptable and Max Acceptable text fields to specify the range of correct values. To preview the question, click [ Preview]. When you completed the question click [Save] to save it and click [New] to start a new question. 

Essay

Select [Essay] for the question type. Type the question in the text area on the upper right hand side of the Question Builder. To preview the question, click [ Preview]. When you completed the question click [Save] to save it and click [New] to start a new question.

Advanced Questions

It is possible to build sophisticated questions with:

  • Images 
    • Add a image, click the [ Image] button or type in the path to the image file. Images may be GIF, JPEG or Whiteboards. Click [ Show Image] to view the image.
  • Graphic (sketch) responses 
    • To allow for a Allow Sketch is selected. The sketch can be on a blank sketchpad or on an image. Use the choice box provided to select this feature.
  • Anonymous Response
    • User may submit anonymously if the feature is selected.
  • Timed Response
    • By selecting [Timed Response] and filling time duration field, it is possible to limit the time spent on each question. Upon expiration of the time interval, the question will be submitted automatically.
  • Comments
    • Allow a comment field on the question by clicking [ Allow Comment].

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