How to create Multiple Choice Answer questions (MCA)

How to create Multiple Choice Answer questions (MCA)

To create a question in MCA format:

  1. In your account, click on My Questions tab.
  2. In the ‘My Questions’ page, click on ‘Add Question’ and select ‘Checkbox Question’ from the drop down and then provide the 'Topic Name'.
  3. On the question page, type in the question text and the related options. (The first two options are checked as default.)
  4. Kindly select all the right answers and then assign the relevant difficulty level.
  5. You may also award partial marks to each of the options. To enable this, select ‘Award Partial Marks’ and  assign the respective weightage %.
    1. You can also restrict the maximum options the candidate can select. This can be enabled from the Award Partial Marks module, by choosing the correct number in "Maximum answer select" drop-down.
Please refer the below GIF for details;

Adding MCA questions in bulk

  1. Click on "My questions" in you account.
  2. Now click on the upward arrow besides "Add Questions" and download the bulk upload template for "General questions"






You will now see a xls file. The first sheet of the upload template is the ‘Instruction’ sheet which is detailed manual to help you navigate the upload template. All the necessary steps are laid out for easy understanding, we suggest that you refer it while using the template for the first time.

In the format downloaded, enter all your questions along with the following information(in the Checkbox sheet):

  1. Topic: Enter the ‘Question Bank’ under which you want the question to be saved on the platform. Please note that one question can have only one topic name, however questions for varying topics can be uploaded simultaneously.
  2. Difficulty Level: Enter the appropriate difficulty level for the question (Easy, Medium, Difficult).
  3. Question Text: Enter the respective text of the question.
  4. Answer Choice 1: The first answer option.
  5. Answer Choice 2: The second answer option.
  6. Answer Choice 3(Optional): The third answer option.
  7. Answer Choice 4(Optional): The fourth answer option.
  8. Answer Choice 5(Optional): The fifth answer option.
  9. Correct Answer: Enter the choice index for the option that is correct. (Ex: Choice 1 or Choice 2, etc)
  10. Answer Description (Optional): If you want the answer description to be a part of the report, enter the appropriate description.

Checkbox with Partial Grading: You can also allocate partial marks to multiple options. In the format downloaded, enter all your questions along with the following information(in the Checkbox with partial grading sheet):

  1. Topic: Enter the ‘Question Bank’ under which you want the question to be saved on the platform. Please note that one question can have only one topic name, however questions for varying topics can be uploaded simultaneously.
  2. Difficulty Level: Enter the appropriate difficulty level for the question (Easy, Medium, Difficult).
  3. Question Text: Enter the respective text of the question.
  4. Answer Choice 1The first answer option.
  5. Answer Choice 2: The second answer option.
  6. Answer Choice 3(Optional): The third answer option.
  7. Answer Choice 4(Optional)The fourth answer option.
  8. Answer Choice 5(Optional)The fifth answer option.
  9. Wghtg (%) 1: Weightage to be assigned to the first option. 
  10. Wghtg (%) 2: Weightage to be assigned to the second option. 
  11. Wghtg (%) 3: (Optional): Weightage to be assigned to the third option. 
  12. Wghtg (%) 4: (Optional): Weightage to be assigned to the fourth option. 
  13. Wghtg (%) 5: (Optional): Weightage to be assigned to the fifth option. 
  14. Maximum Answer Selection: Enter the number of options that candidate can select, so the candidate can not select more options.
  15. Answer Description (Optional)If you want the answer description to be a part of the report, enter the appropriate description.

Please note, assign weightage in such a way that the sum of options should be equal to 100%. Weightage for individual options can vary between 0-100% as required.

**Please ensure that if the fields marked as ‘Optional’ are not required, kindly leave it blank.