Creating elearning: Storyline explainer 7 of 8

Add quiz questions and a results slide.

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Add quiz question slides and a results slide.


Name of explainer: Add quiz question slides and a results slide

Creative theme: Creating elearning

Software used: Articulate Storyline


This is explainer 7 of 8 in this series

This series includes:

  1. Create and save a Storyline project
  2. Create a title slide using text and images
  3. Add an interactive button and preview the project
  4. Embed a YouTube video and publish the project
  5. Add text-to-speech narration and timed animation
  6. Embed an interactive 3d object and import music
  7. Add quiz question slides and a results slide
  8. Final checks and export options

The Software

This series of explainers uses Articulate Storyline, one of the most popular elearning content creation tools. It’s part of a suite of programs called ‘Articulate 360’ which also includes RISE (a tool for rapid content creation) and the online review and commenting platform Review 360.

You can download a free 30 day demo of Articulate Storyline from Articulate’s website. This gives you access to a fully-functioning copy of Storyline (though with a reduced asset library of characters, photos and icons).

Over the course of these eight explainers we’re using Storyline to create a simple elearning package including buttons, video and 3d object interactions, before going on to add quiz questions and a results slide and exporting the package for use on the web.

The finished product

This is how our final Storyline project looks at the end of this explainer series. Welcome to an introduction to Immersive Technologies!

Note the version created in the explainers also includes a menu students can navigate. This is switched off in the version above. All embedded videos / animations were tested as working when this page was last updated.

The pre-requisities

This is a BEGINNER to INTERMEDIATE workflow explainer series. Ideally you’ll already be familiar with simple text and image editing.

If you’re new to IT / computing, you may need help downloading and installing the software. Start with a search for ‘how do i install Storyline’ or speak with someone familiar with downloading and installing.

Why would I do this?

Including quiz-based assessment is very common when designing elearning. Storyline includes templates for common question-types and easy-to-use results slides. Many question types (including multi-choice and multi-select) are automatically marked, and adding a results slide offers your user immediate feedback. Quiz results can then be passed to an LMS (Learning Management System) though this is not essential.

Let’s do it!

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Good to know

Make sure to explore the various question types before building a quiz. This will help make it relevant and interesting for your audience!

Where to next?

We’ve included a multi-choice question and a multi-select question to demonstrate quiz slides, and there are plenty of other question types available. Here’s one of our favourites…

DRAG and DROP answers

Start by creating a ‘new slide’, ‘graded question’ as for the question types in the above explainer. Select the ‘Sequence – DRAG and DROP’ question type. Enter the question text and available answers. Here’s one we tried earlier…

Remember, this is part of a series of explainers for this software – Join us again for the other explainers in the series 🙂

Notes and updates

There are no notes or advisories at this time. This video explainer was last updated in April 2022. This page was last updated in April 2022.

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This is number 6 of 8 explainer videos in this series. Make sure you check out the others!