# WIRIS math & science questions

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WIRIS math & science questions
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Type | question type |

Set | N/A |

Downloads | https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?id=26 |

Issues | https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?id=26 |

Discussion | https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?id=26 |

Maintainer(s) | WIRIS team SUPPORT |

- Managing questions
- Question behaviours
- Question types
- Calculated
- Simple Calculated
- Drag and drop into text
- Drag and drop markers
- Drag and drop onto image
- Calculated Multichoice
- Description
- Essay
- Matching
- Embedded Answers (Cloze)
- Multiple Choice
- Random Short Answer Matching
- Select missing words
- Short-Answer
- Numerical
- True/False
- Third-party question types

- Questions FAQ

## Overview

WIRIS quizzes is a bunch of new question types for math & science questions. For an overview of WIRIS math tools suite check WIRIS for Moodle.

## Details

WIRIS quizzes improves the question types True/False, Multiple choice, Matching, Short answer, Essay, Embedded answers (Cloze)... To sum up, every question type you may come across. The WIRIS quizzes enhancements are summarized in the following list:

- Formula edition at authoring time and formula visualization at presentation time.
- WYSIWYG input of formulas in the student answers of open question. Formulas are input in the habitual mathematical notation. Country locales.
- Syntax validation in student answers. Real time syntax validation if needed.
- Grading the answers considering mathematical equivalences and criteria. Use WIRIS quizzes studio to choose your assertions for grading.
- Generating random questions via an algorithm and advanced grading (when it is not sufficient to compare the student answer with the correct answer).
- Easy inclusion of 2D and 3D graphics in the questions. Such graphics can be optionally generated from random parameters.

## Where to start

### Teachers

- Math and science in Moodle
- Moodle 2.x demo environment
- Moodle 1.9 demo environment
- STEM collection of free quizzes (1)
- STEM collection of free quizzes (2)