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Item Types

Updated Sep 08, 2021

Item banks such as the CASE Item Bank and the Navigate Item Bank contain various types of items. You can also create your own items of certain types. This article describes the most common item types. (Note: Some types have more than one name associated with them.)

Tip: If you are creating a classroom assessment, select the Item Type drop-down list to see all the items of that type. Click on any of them to see a sample item.

Association

Drag and drop textural choices into spaces provided. Not all answers will be used.

Bar Chart

Click on the x-axis values and drag the arrows up to complete the plot. (The example plot below shows a plot completed with the correct answer.)

Choice Matrix - Inline / Choice Matrix - Standard / Choicematrix

Click appropriate answer choice in each row.

Classification

Click and drag phrases into spaces provided.

Cloze - Drop Down

Click the drop-downs and select an answer from the choices listed.

Cloze with drag & drop

Click and drag choices into the boxes within the text.

Essay with rich text / Longtext

Enter up to 10,000 words in the box provided.

Graphing

Use the graphing tools to create a plot on the graph provided.

Graphplotting

Use the graphing tools to create a plot on the 1st quadrant graph provided.

Hotspot

Click on the correct highlighted image(s).

Imageclozeassociation

Drag provided images into the spaces provided in the image above.

Label image with drag & drop

Click and drag answer choices into the boxes provided in the image above.

Match List

Click and drag the images provided into the boxes provided above. 

Math - Fill in the blanks

Click in the empty boxes. Mathematical entry tools appear. Use the tools to enter a correct answer into the box or type from the keyboard.

Mathematical entry tools appear when you click in an empty box:

Math formula

Click in the empty box. Mathematical entry tools appear. Use the tools to enter a correct answer into the box or type from the keyboard.

Mathematical entry tools appear when you click in the space provided:

Multiple Choice - Multiple Response / Multiple choice - multiple response

Select one or more of the answer choices.

Multiple Choice - Standard / mcq

Select one correct answer.

Number line - plot

Click the tool, and then click on the number line to create the object. The example below shows how it looks after a student places a point on the number line.

Numberline

Click and drag the answer choices onto the number line provided.

Order list / Orderlist

Click and drag the statements in the list up or down to put them into the correct order.

Shading / Simple shading

Click each part in the figure to shade it in.

Short Text / Shorttext

Enter the mathematical answer in the space provided.

Simplechart

Complete the bar graph by clicking the name of each month and dragging each bar to represent the given data. 

Sort List / Sortlist

Arrange the items in order by clicking and dragging them from the left to the right.

Token highlight / Tokenhighlight

Highlight the answer by hovering over and selecting the underlined text.

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