Different Page Types

Take this module to discover the wide variety of different question types that are available in Surpass, and how to create each of the question types. Also take the Item Authoring Essentials module to ensure you understand the basics of item authoring, and the Building a Page module, to learn how to add media to items, amongst other things.

Creating a Multiple Choice Question

Length: 2 minutes

About: A Multiple Choice question gives candidates a number of answer options to choose from, with only one correct answer. This video will demonstrate how to create a Multiple Choice question in Surpass. Remember to view the lesson on ‘Item Authoring Essentials’ before attempting to create any of the question types. Objective: By the end […]

Creating a Multiple Response Question

Length: 2 minutes

About: A Multiple Response question is similar to a Multiple Choice question, but more than one answer option will be correct and candidates will be asked to respond by selecting all of the correct options.  This lesson will demonstrate how to create a Multiple Response question in Surpass. Remember to view the lesson on ‘Item Authoring […]

Creating a Table Question

Length: 3 minutes

About: The Table question type requires candidates to interact with an empty or partially filled table in their response. Remember to view the lessons in the ‘Item Authoring Essentials’ module if you haven’t already done so. Objective: Once you have watched this lesson, you will be able to create, fill in and edit a table question item in Surpass. […]

Creating an Either/Or Question

Length: 2 minutes

About: The Either/Or question type requires candidates to select the correct answer from two different answer options and is most often used for questions where the options are true or false, or yes or no. Remember to view the lesson on ‘Creating an Item’ before attempting to create any of the question types. Objective: By the […]

Creating a Numerical Entry Question

Length: 1 minutes

About: A Numerical Entry question will allow candidates to enter only numbers as the response to a question. This can either be an exact value or within a range set by the item author. This video will demonstrate how to create this question type in Surpass. Remember to view the lesson on ‘Creating an Item’ […]

Creating a Fill in the Blank Question

Length: 2 minutes

About: The Fill in the Blank question type requires candidates to fill in blank spaces in a passage of text, this lesson will demonstrate how to create a Fill in the Blank question. Remember to view the lesson on ‘Item Authoring Essentials’ before attempting to create any of the question types. Objective: By the end of this […]

Creating a Short Answer Question

Length: 3 minutes

About: A Short Answer question will allow candidates to respond to a question with a word or short phrase, as specified by you. This video will demonstrate how to create a Short Answer question. Remember to view the lesson on ‘Creating an Item’ before attempting to create any of the question types. Objective: By the […]

Creating an Essay Question

Length: 3 minutes

About: An Essay question will require the candidate to write an extended response to answer the question. Essay questions will always be human marked. Remember to view Creating an Item before attempting to create any of the question types. Objective: By the end of this lesson you will be able to create an essay question in Surpass. […]

Creating a Select from a List Question

Length: 2 minutes

About: The Select from a List question type requires candidates to select missing word(s) from a passage of text by choosing from a drop-down list of answer options. This video will show you how to create a Select from a List question. Remember to view the lesson on ‘Creating an Item’ before attempting to create any […]

Creating an Extended Matching Question

Length: 3 minutes

About: The Extended Matching question type allows item authors to create questions where candidates are required to respond by making correct links between two lists of options. There are a number of linking options available within this question type. Remember to view the lesson on ‘Creating an Item’ before attempting to create any of the […]