Adding Narrative Questions

To add a narrative 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 Narrative 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 “Narrative 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.

Narrative Question Editor

You can also include an image, video, symbols, and/or tables with, or instead of, your text.

Question Required Setting

Scroll down to see where you can require the user to answer the question.

If this box is unchecked, this question is optional and the user can proceed to the next question without answering it.

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.

Questions Tab with Narrative Question

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