Export Glossary to Quiz

Blocks ::: block_glossary_export_to_quiz
Maintained by Joseph Rézeau
A block to export a Glossary's entries to the Quiz Questions bank.
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A block to export a Glossary's entries to the Quiz Questions bank. Exports concepts & definitions to SHORTANSWER or MULTICHOICE or MATCHING or DRAG AND DROP INTO TEXT questions.

When building a quiz, the SHORTANSWER questions can be used to create one or more Random Short-Answer MATCHING questions

See discussion in the Glossary module forum in this discussion: Glossary items used in a quiz.


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  • Ravi Vare
    Wed, Sep 21, 2011, 8:54 PM
    Hi Joseph,
    I installed 'Export Glossary to Quiz' successfully.
    (Moodle 2.1Build: 20110907)
    But, Random Matching Q. Type Not supportive.

  • Ravi Vare
    Wed, Sep 21, 2011, 8:55 PM
    Thanks for contribution
  • Wed, Sep 21, 2011, 9:11 PM
    @Ravi: See the Release Notes for the Moodle 2.x version (at the end).
  • Sun, Apr 7, 2013, 4:19 PM
    This looks great. Does it work in 2.4?
  • Sun, Apr 7, 2013, 5:30 PM
    Hi Hans, just added a moodle 2.4 version for this plugin.
  • Wed, Apr 10, 2013, 12:11 PM
    Thanks a lot. I just tried it out and it works well in 2.4.
  • Sun, Sep 1, 2013, 7:53 AM
    I am trying to use this addon, but am having problems with it. It is probably because I am using a PostgreSQL database rather than a MySQL database. This is the error that I am getting.

    Debug info: ERROR: argument of AND must be type boolean, not type smallint
    LINE 1: ..._glossary_entries ge WHERE ge.glossaryid = 1 AND ge.approve...
    SELECT * FROM mdl_glossary_entries ge WHERE ge.glossaryid = 1 AND ge.approved ORDER BY concept ASC
    [array (
    Error code: dmlreadexception
    Stack trace:
    line 423 of /lib/dml/moodle_database.php: dml_read_exception thrown
    line 248 of /lib/dml/pgsql_native_moodle_database.php: call to moodle_database->query_end()
    line 753 of /lib/dml/pgsql_native_moodle_database.php: call to pgsql_native_moodle_database->query_end()
    line 125 of /blocks/glossary_export_to_quiz/exportfile_to_quiz.php: call to pgsql_native_moodle_database->get_records_sql()

    I am using the latest (as of 8/30) version of moodle and of this plugin. Moodle 2.5.1+ (Build: 20130823) Export Quiz to Glossary build 2013060900
  • Wed, Sep 30, 2015, 1:08 AM
    Will this be available for 2.8 soon? My teachers loved it and miss it smile
  • Tue, Apr 23, 2019, 12:42 AM
    Hello, for Moodle 3.1. and for 3.0. Is there any version I can use?
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