Question types: Drag and drop into text

Maintained by Tim at Lone Pine Koala SanctuaryTim Hunt, Picture of Jamie PrattJamie Pratt, at the OU (Perry building)Mahmoud Kassaei, Picture of Phil ButcherPhil Butcher
A drag and drop question type where missing words have to be dragged into gaps in a paragraph of text.

Drag and drop into text 1.0

Release notes

Drag-and-drop, words to sentences question type

This question type requires that gapselect question type
to be installed in order to work.

This question type was originally the work of Mahmoud Kassaei at the Open
University ( It was updated to work with the Moodle 2.1
question engine by Tim Hunt. It was then refactored extenstively by Jamie Pratt
( as part of creating the gapselect question type.

This question type is compatible with Moodle 2.1+.

To install using git, type this command in the root of your Moodle install
git clone -b MOODLE_21_STABLE git:// question/type/ddwtos
Then add question/type/ddwtos to your git ignore.

Alternatively, download the zip from
unzip it into the question/type folder, and then rename the new folder to ddwtos.
Moodle 2.1

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
Can be updated to
1.1 for Moodle 2.1 (2012081600), 1.1 for Moodle 2.2 (2012081600), 1.1 for Moodle 2.3+ (2012081600), 1.2 for Moodle 2.3+ (2013031400), 1.3 for Moodle 2.5+ (2013070100), 1.4 for Moodle 2.6+ (2014111200)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 2.1

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL
VCS branch

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 to finish the installation