Hotpot module FAQ

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What is Hotpot?

  • Hotpot is a contributed module allowing Moodlers to upload Hot Potatoes activities to Moodle and have the scores recorded in Moodle's gradebook.
  • Hot Potatoes is a quiz making program. It is freeware and allows non-technical users easily to create cloze (gap-fill), multiple choice, matching, crosswords and jumbled sentence exercises. Exercises are made offline and then uploaded to Moodle.

Where can I get Hotpot from?

The Hotpot activity module can be downloaded from the plugins database.

Do my students need to have Hot potatoes on their computers to be able to do my quizzes?

No.

Do I have to upload the .html file Hot potatoes makes for my quiz to work?

Not necessarily. According to your display preferences, you can often use the project file (jmt/jcl etc)

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