How do I create a Matching assessment question in Gauge?

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When creating an assessment, you can create a Matching question in Gauge. In a Matching question, students are required to match answers from drop-down menu with a list of questions.

Add Question

  Add Question 

To create a question, click the Add button anywhere in the assessment.

Add Matching Question

Add Matching Question

Click the Add Matching button.

Add Question Title and Stem

  Add Question Title and Stem 

In the Question Title field [1], add a question title. Question titles are optional and are not visible to students.

In the Question Stem field [2], add the question stem. The question stem contains the question and, if necessary, additional instructions and information.

Add Question/Answer Pairs

  Add Question/Answer Pairs 

To add a question and answer pair, type the question in the Question field [1] and its matching answer in the Answer field [2]. To add additional Question/Answer pairs, click the Add Question/Answer Pair link [3]. To delete a Question/Answer pair, click the Delete icon [4].

To shuffle questions, click the Shuffle Questions checkbox [5].

Add Additional Distractors

Add Additional Distractors

You can also add additional distractors to the question. Distractors will appear in the drop-down menu with the answers added in the Answer fields. To add a distractor, click the Add Distractor button [1] and type the distractor name in the Additional Distractors field [2].

To delete a distractor, click the Delete icon [3].

Align to Outcome

Align to Outcome

To align the question to an outcome, click anywhere in the Align to Outcomes section.

Add to Item Bank

  Add to Item Bank 

If you want to save a question to use in other assessments, you can add it to an item bank.

To add the question to an item bank, click the Add to Bank link.

Note: After a question has been added to an item bank, it can only be edited in the item bank. You can still set unique point values and options in the assessment for an item bank question.

Add Point Value

  Add Point Value 

To customize the point value for the question, type the point value in the Points field [1] or use the arrows to increase or decrease the point value [2].

Save Question

Save Question

To save the question, click the Done button.

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