Top Edcite Question Types of 2018: #16-31

Throughout the month of December we counted down the top Edcite question types answered by students in 2018! If you missed our #EdciteQCountdown on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest, you can check out our most popular question types here on the Edcite Blog. Read on for #16-31 (and check back this weekend for numbers 1-15!).

#16 Rearrange Text

Rearrange Text

Rearrange Text asks students to rearrange a block of text or an excerpt from a passage into the correct order. This question type is auto-graded and aligns with the format found on SBAC, AIR and FSA tests.

#17 Number Line

Number Line

Number Line – Points and Ranges asks students to graph points and ranges on a number line. This question type is auto-graded.

Number Line – Zoomable asks students to graph a point on a number line with zoom to enable greater precision. This is great practice for estimation because students must pick the right interval to zoom into. This question type is also auto-graded.

#18 Graph Quadratic Functions

Graph Linear Inequalities

Graph Quadratic Functions asks students to graph parabolas by clicking and dragging points.

#19 Graph Linear Inequalities

Graphing Quadratic Equations

Graph Linear Inequalities asks students to add and drag lines and mark regions to answer linear inequality questions. This question type is auto-graded.

#20 Order List

Order List

Order List Answer asks students to drag items to reorder vertical or horizontal lists to create a logical sequence.

#21 Dot Plot

Dot Plot Answer

Dot Plot Answer asks students to drag and drop dots to generate a dot plot. Teachers can choose whether students generate the full dot plot or only focus on certain values.

#22 Drawing Answer

Drawing Answer

Drawing Answer asks students to draw their response. This teacher-scored question type can be used across subjects. Students can draw a cell, draw a character based on sensory details in a narrative, show their math work, or create a timeline for social studies.

#23 Randomized Numeric Response

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Randomized Numeric Response allows teachers to create one question that will be different for every student. You choose the variable and set a range for it. Students across the room will see different numbers in their math problem. Once they submit, the question will be auto-graded!

#24 Pictograph


Pictograph Answer asks students to complete a pictograph by dragging and dropping teacher-selected images.

#25 Crossword Puzzle Game

Crossword Puzzle Game

Crossword Puzzle Game asks students to complete an online crossword puzzle. Teachers can easily create their own clues and answers that align with standards and content that students are learning. This question type can be used across subjects and includes auto-grading.

#26 Array Answer


Array Answer asks students to read a word problem and create an array to show their learning.

#27 Points and Lines Question Types

Graph Lines and Points

Graph Points and Lines asks students to plot points, lines, and line segments on a graph. This question type is seen on PARCC assessments.

Draw Points and Lines has a slightly different format and look. Students are asked to graph points and lines on a grid that is designed to match the SBAC format. This is a great question type for graphing shapes on a coordinate plane.

#28 Table Drag and Drop

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Table Drag and Drop asks students to drag and drop answers into a table. Students may need to add events in sequential order, place evidence next to the correct assertion, or drop math equations into a table.

#29 Extended Select Answer 

Extended Select Answer

Extended Select Answer asks students to synthesize information that they have read in a passage, listened to in an audio clip, or watched in a video. They are then asked to select the correct answers in a table.

#30 Fraction Grids and Circles


Fraction Grids and Circles asks students to read a word problem and then create a visual representation of a denominator and numerator. Students will click to add parts to a pie or a rectangle. Students will then click to highlight the parts, showing the numerator.

#31 Matching 


Matching Text-to-Text asks students to match words, definitions, evidence, quotes, math equations, scientific methods, Constitutional Amendments or other concepts they are learning. Students will match items in one column with items in another column.

Multimedia Matching allows teachers to add multimedia such as images, audio clips, or videos as answer choices.

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