Guide to Creating
Quality Assessments

Question Levels and Difficulty

Quizzing can be more than a memorization test. Determine the learning objectives or outcomes you’d like to cover in each set of questions. Consider Bloom’s Taxonomy:

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In an auto-graded quiz format, we recommend including questions that ask students to remember, understand, apply, and analyze information and ideas. Use manually graded activities (such as writing assignments) to ask students to evaluate information or create ideas.