WebAssign

WebAssign

WebAssign Question Modes

The WebAssign Question Editor supports the following question modes.

Mode

Description

Algebraic

Students submit a mathematical expression or equation that is evaluated algebraically.

Essay

Students submit an extended textual response. Scored manually.

File-Upload

Students submit a file. Scored manually.

Fill-in-the-Blank

Students submit a brief textual response.

Graphing

Students draw on a Cartesian coordinate plane.

Image Map

Students click a displayed image.

Java

Students use Java, Flash, or other applet to answer the question.

Matching

Students match items from two lists.

Multiple-Choice

Students select one response from a list.

Multiple-Select

Students select one or more responses from a list.

NumberLine

Students place or draw points, lines, segments, or rays.

Numerical

Students submit a numerical response which might include units or be checked for significant figures.

Poll

Used with other modes to create questions that collect information only. All responses are scored correct.

Symbolic

Students submit a mathematical expression (not an equation) that is evaluated by value substitution.