Guide to Creating
Quality Assessments

Conflicts: Do the answers to one question give away the answers to another question, or is an answer contained in a follow-up question? Remember that quiz questions will be placed in random order and pulled from a question pool.

Consider the following two questions:

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Objectivity: Does any question rely on the content of a previous question for context? Remember that questions will be placed in random order and pulled from a question pool. Be sure not to create any dependent questions.

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Randomization: Structure answer choices to enable effective randomization options.

  • Instead of “both C & D,” write “both kinetic energy and potential energy.”
  • Instead of “all of the above,” consider “all of these.”