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Various question types for varied learning experiences

Sustainable learning with questions and success checks in Knowledgeworker Create

Various question types for varied learning experiences

Questions play a central role in the learning process. They serve not only to test the knowledge learned, but also to encourage learner engagement and interaction. They serve as practice, provide important context, and highlight gaps in knowledge. Direct feedback after answering a question provides additional knowledge and helps learners self-assess their learning progress.

Single-sided knowledge transfer alone is not enough to facilitate sustainable learning. Make sure your learners are actively engaged and can apply their knowledge in a variety of ways. With the diverse question types in Knowledgeworker Create, you can design a varied learning experience to keep your learners' attention. Take a look at the different ways you can test knowledge in Knowledgeworker Create and create learning content that sticks in the mind.


The Power of Diversity

The benefits of different question types in e-learning

From encouraging active engagement and critical thinking to individualizing learning and creating an interactive environment, diverse question types offer more than just knowledge verification. Discover the myriad benefits offered by the different question types in Knowledgeworker Create.

Repeating and solidifying knowledge

Recurring question types such as quizzes or review exercises repeatedly test and reinforce learners' knowledge. This contributes to long-term retention of learning and helps identify and close gaps in understanding.

Higher learner engagement

Learners are actively engaged in the learning process. Instead of just passively absorbing information, they are encouraged to apply and actively reflect on the knowledge they have learned.

Instant feedback

Automated visual feedback when answering questions provides learners with immediate assessment and support, leading to better learning outcomes.

Differentiation and customization for individual learning needs

Question types that offer different levels of difficulty or answer options can better support learners with different levels of knowledge or learning speeds. This allows for a differentiated and individualized learning experience.

Motivate and enjoy learning

Interactive and varied question types such as puzzles, quizzes or gamification elements increase the motivation and fun of learning. Learners are actively challenged and rewarded, which increases their intrinsic motivation and engagement.

Evaluating learning outcomes

Your learners can review your learning progress while you gain valuable insights into learner knowledge acquisition and performance.


An interactive and varied learning experience

Question types in Knowledgeworker Create at a glance

Selection question

Single/Multiple Choice Question

Choice questions are the most commonly used question types. This question type is good for testing factual knowledge. A choice question also fits as an introductory or estimation question in a course to impart knowledge right at the beginning via answer feedback.

Visualisation assignment question

Drag and Drop Question

Drag and drop questions provide a fun way to query knowledge and add interactivity to the learning environment. These question types are especially useful for highlighting the connection between two terms or concepts.

Visualisation matrix question

Drag and Drop Question with Matrix

The matrix question allows you to easily display many questions with identical answer choices. This question type is particularly suitable for querying different aspects together, making connections, and clearly displaying single points and multiple assignments.

Image selection question

Image Choice Question (with text)

The image choice question is about selecting one or more correct images to answer the question. The images are thereby fitted into the layout of the question, depending on the number of selection options.

Cloze question with fixed answers

Gap Questions (given answers)

For given-answer gap questions, the gaps in the text are defined as drop-down boxes with predetermined answer choices. Learners select the appropriate option at each gap to complete the text correctly. This question template is thus well suited for having learners put facts into the correct context and for checking whether complex explanations have been correctly grasped.

Cloze question (with answer input)

Gap Question (with answer input)

For gap questions with answer input, define any number of correct solutions for each gap. Learners enter the solution text independently. Here the difficulty level increases compared to the question with given answers: higher learning target levels become addressable.

Open question

Open question

Open questions or tasks require learners to become active themselves. What has been learned can be reproduced here in their own words and compared with a given solution. They are well suited to encourage reflection on a particular question or to collect honest feedback from your learners.

Right/False question

True/False Question

This question type allows your learners to easily classify by "True" or "False". The two answer options are fixed. In addition, you can explain why the statement should be classified as "True" or "False" in the response-related feedback.

Confirmation question

Confirm Question

Use this question type to have learners confirm that you have read and understood a PDF document. This provides feedback to your LMS and documents the learner's progress. This way makes it easier for your company to prove that all employees have received sufficient training as part of regular mandatory training.

Likert question

Likert question

The Likert question consists of a scale that can be used to give ratings or opinions. This is how you create surveys, feedback questionnaires or allow learners to self-assess. There is no wrong answer, because the Likert question is always an unevaluated assessment.

packet question

Package Question (HTML5)

The package question gives you complete flexibility. Here you can integrate HTML5 content you have created yourself, which will be used in the course as a graded or ungraded question. For example, incorporate Knowledgeworker Coach scenarios or games into your course this way.


Get all the important information about question types, interactive examples to try out for yourself, and tips on creating, managing, displaying, and evaluating the various question types in our overview course. Learn how to create a lasting learning experience through skillful use of different question types.



The use of different question types in e-learning offers a wealth of benefits and opportunities. From encouraging active engagement to individualizing learning and creating an interactive environment, the variety of question types enriches the learning experience and enhances learning success.

In Knowledgeworker Create, a wide range of interactive question types is available. From multiple-choice to cloze to practical applications such as assignment questions, Knowledgeworker Create provides tools to create engaging and educational learning modules.

Learn how to realize the full potential of your e-learning content by using the wide variety of question types to engage your learners and promote sustainable learning. Take the next step and discover the possibilities Knowledgeworker Create offers you.


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