Syntax Examples

Below are examples of how to properly format questions in the syntax that is required for file upload to Chi Tester.  See Sample Test – Upload  for a sample exam.

Multiple Choice

1. First Question
a. First Distractor 
b. Second Distractor
c. Third Distractor
ans: a
(or ans: a;b;c if you want either a b or c to be correct)

Multiple Response

2. Second Question
a. First Distractor 
b. Second Distractor
c. Third Distractor
ans: a,b,c

Short Answer

3. Third Question
ans:answer;Answer;ANSWER

Essay

4. Fourth Question
ans: essay

Matching

5. Fifth Question
A. First distracter; First match
B. Second distracter; Second match
C. Third distracter; Third match

ans: Matching

Options – added after a question’s answer line

Feedback
feedback:
general: This subject will also be on your final exam
correct: Good job you got it right
incorrect: Sorry you got it wrong
a. You were right, see this page: 212
b. Sorry that wasn’t correct, but close. See page 212
c. Sorry that wasn’t even close. Make sure to review page 212
Weight
weight: 2
Gives the total amount of points the question is worth.
Category
category: Name of the Category
This creates and designates a category.