Adding Checkbox Questions

To add a checkbox question to your assessment, start by entering the Assessment Generator editor.

First, select the “Edit” link in the menu underneath your assessment.

Edit Simple Assessment

Then click on the “Questions” tab at the top of the page.

Questions Tab

Create a Checkbox Question

To add a question to your assessment, click on the “Add Question” button.  

Questions tab with binary question

Alternatively, you can mouseover any existing questions and choose either the Add Above or Add Below links. These links will add your new question either above or below your existing question.  

Select “Checkbox Question” from the list of choices and click “OK”.  

Select Question Type Window

Enter Your Question

First, enter your question in the editor window and then adjust the styling as desired.

Checkbox Question Editor

Next, set the point value awarded if checked.  

Checkbox Point Value

Assign to Type (for Type-Based Assessments)

For Type-Based Assessments only, you will next see a field where you can assign your question to one of the types that you’ve set up under the “Types” tab.

The point value set for this question will be assigned to the type specified here. If you do not set a type you’ll see an error indicator in the Questions tab screen.

Type Error for Checkbox Question

Question Enabled Setting

Next is the question enabled setting. Each question that you create will be enabled by default. You can choose to disable individual questions in your assessment by unchecking this box.

Question Enabled

Optional Notes Field

Finally, there’s an additional text window where you can add notes that will appear below the question.

Notes Field

This field is optional and exists to provide more flexibility when designing your assessment.

Save Your Question

When you click the “Save” button to store your question settings, you are returned to the “Question” tab where you can see your list of questions.

Question Tab with Checkbox Question

Please review the rest of our User Guide to learn more about our software.