Author a true or false question

A true or false question presents only two answer choices: True and False.

The student must select the radio button of the correct answer choice with respect to the displayed question statement.

TIP: The visual display of the answer choices for a true or false question always appear listed in the same order, with True being listed first and False being listed second.

Try authoring a multiple choice question to be able to randomize the order of the two answer choices (True and False). Check out Author a multiple choice question.

TIP: You can include an algorithm in your true or false question! Check out Author an algorithmic question.

TIP: All questions are authored using the Question Editor. Check out Author a question to learn how to access the Question Editor.

To author a true or false question

To author a true or false question from the Question Editor:

  1. Enter the question statement in the Question Text pane of the Question Editor.

TIP: Check out Use the Visual Editor for details on how to use this toolbar to the fullest to control the visual appearance of your true or false question text.

  1. Click Response Areato select the type of response area for this part of the question.

NOTE: A question can have multiple question parts. Each question part have a different type of response area. Example — A question could have the first response area as a true or false response area, and a second response area as clickable image.

  1. Click True/False from the list of response area types.

  1. Assign a weight to the response area. The default response area weighting is 1.

TIP: The response area weight can be any integer greater than 0. Response area weighting is proportionate to the question total. Example — A question with two response areas could have the first response area weighted as 2, and the second response area weighted as 4. This means that the second response area will be worth twice as much as the first response area when calculating the total grade for the question.

  1. Select whether the question statement from step 1 is True or False (False is the default selection).

  1. Click Insert to add this response area to the question.

  1. The response area is inserted into your question.

  1. Click Preview to trial your new question to ensure that it behaves as expected.

TIP: You first have to click the save iconif you're creating this question from within an Activity Editor. After the question has been saved, you can then click the preview iconto ensure that your new question behaves as expected.

  1. Click Save to save your new question. Your new question is now stored in the Questions pane of the Content Repository.

TIP: Click the save iconif you're creating this question from within an Activity Editor. This saves your question to the activity and the Content Repository.

Grading details for true or false questions

True or false questions are marked as correct or incorrect with no partial grading permitted.