Multiple fill in the blanks on one question

Feb 15, 2013

I've been looking around the forums and support, and I feel that this may be a long shot, but we'll try anyway.

Is there a way to have multiple fill in the blanks as part of an answer.  For example:

"Behind-the-wheel training is largely composed of ____________ by the trainer and _______________ by the driver."  The answers are Demonstration and Practice.


9 Replies
Christine Hendrickson

Hi T.J.! Welcome to E-Learning Heroes!

While this isn't something that's entirely possible, there are a few options you can try out that may help with what you'd like to accomplish in your fill in the blank quiz.

First, here's a video by Jeanette that may help:

Here's some information from a post by David Anderson on the topic:

Here's one I did while back (2nd half of screencast is what you're looking for) Screenr - @elearning: Video-based quizzes in Quizmaker & using Sequence Drop Down for Mad Libs style learning activities

And Tracy has one she recently did: Screenr - @hamtra: Using the drop-down boxes to complete a statement or paragraph. #Articulate #Quizmaker

Hopefully those suggestions will help with your course. In the meantime, you may also want to consider submitting a feature request to our development team. I'm sure they'd love to hear from you on this

Thanks and good luck with the project!

Tyler Steiner

One way I have found to do this is to duplicate the slide that the question is on. Create as many slide as you want fill in the blank questions; e.g. 3 blanks, 3 slides. When the user advances slides, the content will appear to stay the same. Add a different fill in the blank question to each slide, putting each in a different space. You can indicate which blank they are to fill in for that slide using coloured text boxes. 

The only possible drawback is that when the user advances slides, they last blank will appear empty, even though they may have answered it. To work around this, the user will have to fill in each blank correctly before moving on, and then you can fill in the blanks they've completed with a text box containing the answer. That way, you are not revealing the answers to a user who has not yet answered correctly, just displaying what they've already done.

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