CM Quiz is a WordPress plugin for creating short quizzes that provide immediate feedback to the quiz taker (respondent). The next couple of paragraphs describe the details or you can skip to the quiz below and learn through experience.
CM Quiz currently supports three types of questions: True/False, Short Answer and Multiple Choice. An arbitrary number of questions can be added to each quiz and multiple choice questions can have an arbitrary number of choices. The correct answer appears immediately after a question is answered. When the answer exactly matches the correct answer Correct!! appears on the page. That works well for true/false and multiple choice questions but not so well for short answer questions. Answers to those questions are only judged to be correct if they exactly match the correct answer (capitalization and spaces do not count). For example if the correct answer was “Word Press” both “word press” and “WordPress” would match but “Word-press” would not. An optional short feedback message can also be attached to each question and to each choice on multiple choice questions. The feedback messages appear at the same time as the correct answer.
This plugin uses a custom Word Press post type named “cm-quiz”, data for questions are stored in custom data tables which are created when the plug is activated. These quizzes are just for the quiz takers benefit, no responses are recorded or saved. A compact version of the WordPress/TinyMCE editor is used to edit the questions but for now answers and feedback are plain text. This is first beta version of this plug so I would greatly appreciate any feedback and bug reports. I hope you find it useful!
A Sample Quiz
This plugin is least able to judge the correctness of answers to __________ questions.
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