How do I create an Ordering assessment question in Gauge?

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When creating an assessment, you can create an Ordering question in Gauge. In an Ordering question, students are required to place answers in a specific order. You can add top and bottom labels to the list to help students know in which order they should place their responses.

Add Question

  Add Question 

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

Add Ordering Question

Add Ordering Question

Click the Add Ordering 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 Labels

  Add Labels 

By default, Ordering questions will include a top label and a bottom label. To name the labels, type the names in the Label fields [1]. To remove labels from the question, click the Include Labels checkbox [2].

Add Answers

  Add Answers 

To add answers to the Ordering question, type the answers in the Answer fields [1]. To add additional answers, click the Add Answer link [2].

To delete an answer, click the Delete icon [3].

Move Answers

  Move Answers 

You can move an answer in an Ordering question by using drag and drop or the Move icon.

To drag and drop an answer, hover over the answer until the Move cursor appears [1]. Then drag and drop the answer to its new location [2].

  Use Move Icon 

To move an answer using the Move icon, click the Move icon [1] and select the Move Up or Move Down option [2].

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 

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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