Create Engaging Moodle Activities Easily and Quickly
One of the more interesting quiz types in Moodle is the Embedded Answers (Cloze) activity, but it is also the most difficult to author. An example is below:
A couple of people have come up with tools to help write these questions more easily, and once you have found these tools this quiz type is very quick to produce from existing material.
An easy and flexible one to use comes from the University of Tübingen and can be accessed online through this link, http://projects.ael.uni-tuebingen.de/quiz/htmlarea/index.php. The online activity creates text formatted correctly for any version of Moodle, but it is also possible to download the code which modifies the Moodle text editor so the system is integrated into your Moodle install.
There’s also a downloadable Java program created by Michele Fabbri, an 18 year old student from Italy. The Moodle discussion and links are here, http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=152520