Bjorn

Bjorn's Quiz Designer

Quickly create and publish online quizzes and forms

- a Microsoft Word add-in -

An add-on for MS Word for creating and publishing online quizzes.

This add-on allows you to use special markup in MS Word and to convert a document to an online quiz.

Markup

Here is a sample Google Doc with markup.

Markup for the quiz itself.

Markup Description
[Quiz:Title] some text Sets the title of the quiz to some text
[Quiz:Description] some text Sets the description of the quiz to some text
[Quiz:Type] Quiz or Form Sets the type of the quiz, keywords Quiz or Form. A Quiz shows one quesiton at a time.
[Quiz:EnableValidation] yes or no Enables validation of answers. For a Quiz, takers cannot proceed to next quesiton if not answered correctly.
[Quiz:EnableResubmit] yes or no Enables takers to tae quiz more than one time.
[Quiz:EnableAnonymousSubmissions] yes or no If not set, takers need to sign in via Google.
[Quiz:EnableSubmissionEMails] yes or no Enables notificaton emails of new submissions to the author.

Markup for questions:

Markup Description
[Q] the question text Creates a short answer question
[Q*] the question text A * at the end makes the question required to answer
[Q:ShortAwswer] the question text Creates a short answer question
[Q:LongAnswer] the question text Creates a long answer (multi-line) question
[Q:Radio] the question text Creates a radio buttons question
[Q:Checkbox] the question text Creates a checkbox buttons question
[Q:Number] the question text Creates a number question
[Q:Date] the question text Creates a date question
[Q:Dropdown] the question text Creates a 'dropdown' question
[Points] 150 Optional. Sets the score for the question. Defaults to '1'
[Help] sample help text Optional. Sets the help text for the question.

Markup for answers.

Markup Description
[A*] text Adds 'text' as a CORRECT answer
[A] text Adds 'text' to the potential answers (for dropdowns, radio and checkbox groups)

Markup for non-question items.

Markup Description
[Q:Divider] Adds a horizontal line.
[Q:Image] data url Adds an image. You can also use regular embedded images in the Google Doc.
[Q:Section] title text Adds a title paragraph. For a quiz, a Section paragraph opens a new quiz 'slide'. You can also use regular Google Doc 'title' paragraphs.
[Q:Subsection] title text Adds a subtitle paragraph. You can also use regular Google Doc 'subtitle' paragraphs.
[Q:Text] text Adds a paragraph. You can also use regular Google Doc paragraphs.
[Comment] some text Since paragraphs are by default added to the quiz, this markup will cause the paragraph NOT to be added to the quiz.

More

There is no dedicated video for this app (yet) but please check out the YouTube for the Google Docs extension version.

Other platforms

Check out this other version for another platform.

Bjorn's Quiz Designer - a Google Docs extension

Prerelease

Prelease. This app has not yet been released. If you want to participate in the beta test, please shoot me an email at support@backlund.org.

Internet Explorer issues

This app is using modern features in Javascript that is not supported by the old Internet Explorer browser - the add-in won't work in older versions of MS Office using Internet Explorer. Sorry...

Support

Please report bugs here or reach out 2 me with questions @ support@backlund.org.

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