How to use CBT Author Module : Multiple Choice Multiple Answer Question Type

In this question type minimum 4 and maximum 6 answer choices can be given for each question. candidate has to choose minimum two correct answer. 

1. Entering a new question : To enter a new question select "Multiple Choice Multiple Answer" under "Choose Question Type" and click on "Add New/Insert".

MCMA Question type screen 1

A new window will be opened to enter the question as shown below:

MCMA Question type screen 2

Following are the fields in the question entering window:

  • Question : Enter the main question in this field.
  • Choices : Total 6 choices (answer options) can be provided for the question. Each question must have at least 4 answer options [choice5 and choice6 are optional]. Enter the choices (answer options) in these fields.
  • Correct Answer : Each choice (answer option) is provided with a check box field which can be checked to mark that choice as correct answer for the question. This question type must have minimum two correct choice (answer).
  • Difficulty Level : Use this option to select difficulty level for the question to Beginner, Intermediate or Expert. Default value is set to Beginner.
  • Category : Use this option to assign this question to a specific category (topic). By default first category is selected.
  • Score : This field shows the score assigned to this question.
  • Exhibit : This option allows author to select the image file (if required) for the question. To select the image click on "Exhibit" button, browse to the image file location and select it.
  • Explanation : Any explanation for the question can be entered in this field. 

To save the question click on "Save" button.

Previous and Next buttons can be used to navigate to other questions and insert new question at specific place in the database.

Close button can be used to exit without saving the question.

2. Edit an existing question : To edit an existing question select "Multiple Choice Multiple Answer" under "Choose Question Type" and click on "Edit/Delete".

MCMA Question type screen 3

A new window will open and display the first question present in this question type.

MCMA Question type screen 4

Use previous and Next button to navigate to the desired question. Make required changes and click "Edit" button to save the changes. Use "Close" button to exit without saving.

3. Delete an Question : Follow the steps to open the question for editing (Edit an Existing Question) and click on "Delete" button to remove the question from the database.