How to Create a Matching Quiz Question

The purpose of this article is to explain how to create a matching question in the Brightspace Quiz tool.

Create Question

Step 1

Choose question type

  1. Navigate to the new question page from a specific quiz or the Question Library
  2. Select Matching Question (MAT)


Step 2

Create question text

  1. Enter a title for your question (optional)
  2. Enter Points allotted (this can be edited later if you are unsure)
  3. Select Difficulty level (optional)
  4. Enter the Question Text
  5. Click Insert an Image if you want to add an image to the question, and provide a Description for it (optional)


Create Matches

Step 3

Create two sets of matching items

  1. Select a Grading option
  2. In the Value field enter text choices that will be displayed on the right. The default number of choices is set to 2.  To add more, click Add Choice
  3. Add Matches by entering text in the Value field
  4. Select the Correct Choice number for each match (Matches will appear on the left side, and be randomized)
  5. Click Preview to see how the question will appear
  6. Click Save


Question Hint (optional)

  1. Click Expand question hint
  2. Enter Question Hint


TIP: In order for students to see the hint when taking the quiz, Allow hints must be enabled on the Properties tab.

Question Feedback (optional)

  1. Click Expand question feedback
  2. Enter Question Feedback text



Video: Creating Matching Questions

in Brightspace

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