Question types: Gapfill

qtype_gapfill
Maintained by Picture of Marcus Green Marcus Green
Cloze question type with VERY simple question creation syntax. Can do drag drop, dropdowns or gapfill questions

Gapfill 1.4

Release notes

Gapfill question type V1.4 for Moodle

A simpler Cloze question type that only supports fill the the blank type questions.
Teacher can define the question with square braces to define the missing words. For example
The [cat] sat on the [mat]. Alternative delimiting characters can be defined during question edit
for example The #cat# sat on the #mat# can be valid.

If the dropdown or dragdrop options are set in the question edit form, it can display
a shuffled selection of correct and wrong answers. These can then can be selected via
dropddropdown lists or javascript powered drag and drop functionality.

This question type was written by Marcus Green

This question type was created and tested under Moodle 2.5 and 2.6. It has also been tested with Moodle 2.4.
It will not work with versions of moodle prior to 2.1.

Place the files in a directory

moodle\question\type\gapfill

Where moodle is webroot for your install.

Version 1.1 includes a count of correct answers and clears incorrect responses in interactive mode
Version 1.2 will colour duplicate answers yellow when discard duplicates mode is used (see help)
Version 1.3 toggle regex for plain string compare. Useful for maths, html and programming language questions
Version 1.4 added support for touch devices such as Apple iOS phones and tablets (iPhone/iPad) and Android devices
Moodle 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6

Version information

Version build number
2006082512
Version release name
1.4
Can be updated to
1.5 (2006082513)
Maturity
Stable version
MD5 Sum
e84dd4c4d9ffda53df614ce15390ed78
Supported software
Moodle 2.1, Moodle 2.2, Moodle 2.3, Moodle 2.4, Moodle 2.5, Moodle 2.6
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.1
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.2
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.3
  • The more recent release 1.6 (2006082514) exists for Moodle 2.4
  • The more recent release 1.8 (2006082516) exists for Moodle 2.5
  • The more recent release 1.91 (2016100801) exists for Moodle 2.6

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
GIT
VCS repository URL

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Question types

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "myquestiontype") in the "question/type" subdirectory.
  4. Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to finish the installation