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Section 2: Choosing an appropriate question style

This section presents the most commonly used question styles available in CAA systems. It shows examples of these, points out their salient features and offers suggestions for choosing the most appropriate question style.

The vast majority of online question styles are variations of one of three broad types: multiple choice, matching and text/number entry. The following gives examples of the main types of question - can you identify each one?

Click on the screenshot of each question to see a full size version.


Which question style is each of the following? Choose the question style for each question from the pull-down list. .

Yes, all your matches are correctOne or more of your matches are incorrect. Have another go. Don't forget you can click on the example questions to see a full-size version.
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