The question types settings section allows a Site Administrator to control which question types are available on the site in a quiz or lesson activity.
(The video above is taken from the Core plugins and configurable features course in the Totara Academy).
Manage question types
- Select Quick-access menu > Plugins > Question types > Manage question types.
- Use the show/hide icons ( , ) to enable or disable a question type.
- Use the arrows to change the order the question order type appear.
In the No. questions column you can click the linked number to get a list of all the courses using that question type.
Question preview defaults
As a Site Administrator you can configure the defaults for when a user first previews a question in the question bank from Quick-access menu > Plugins > Question types > Question preview defaults. Once a user has previewed a question, their personal preferences are stored as user preferences.
Remember to click Save changes after making any changes to save them.
|How questions behave|
Decide which question behaviour you want to be default. Choose from:
|Whether correct||Decide whether you want the learner to be shown whether they are correct or not.||-|
Decide how you want marks to be shown. Choose from:
|Decimal places in grades||Set the default number of decimal points to be used in grades.||-|
|Specific feedback||Choose whether or not to show specific feedback.||-|
|General feedback||Decide whether or not to show general feedback.||-|
|Right answer||Choose whether or not to show the correct answer.||-|
|Response history||Decide whether or not to show the history of the Learner's response to the question.||-|
The Totara Academy number of helpful course including:
Using these courses you can learn more on how to use these features, see best practice, and give it a go yourself.