This is just a small selection of the wealth of information available on the internet about writing good quizzes for online learning materials.
Good Practice Guide to question and test design
Information on levels in pages 9 - 11 and on types of questions in Section 2, pages 12 – 23
E-assessment by design: using multiple-choice tests to good effect
Academic paper, University of Strathclyde
Exam questions: types, characteristics, and suggestions
Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo
SQA Guide to Assessment
Scottish Qualifications Authority
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