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2.2.10.1 Import Questions

This function allows you to import questions from external text files, uploaded through a form. A number of file formats are supported:

GIFT format: GIFT is the most comprehensive import format available for importing Moodle quiz questions from a text file. It was designed to be an easy method for teachers writing questions as a text file. It supports Multiple-Choice, True-False, Short Answer, Matching and Numerical questions, as well as insertion of a _____ for the "missing word" format. Various question-types can be mixed in a single text file, and the format also supports line comments, question names, feedback and percentage-weight grades.

Aiken format: The Aiken format is a very simple way of creating multiple choice questions using a very clear human-readable format.

Missing Word: This format only supports multiple choice questions. Each answer is separated with a tilde (~), and the correct answer is prefixed with an equals sign (=).

AON: This is the same as Missing Word Format, except that after importing the questions all Short-Answer questions are converted four at a time into Matching Questions. Additionally, the answers of multiple-choice questions are randomly shuffled during the import. It's named after an orga nization that sponsored the development of many quiz features

WebCT: Currently, the WebCT format only supports importing multiple-choice and short answers questions

Course Test Manager: This will enable you to import questions from the Course Test Manager from Course Technology

Other formats available include: Examview, Hotpot, Learnwise, Multianswer, Qti2, Xhtml and xml.

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