Use this multiple choice test PowerPoint Template

Content
  1. Create multiple choice quizzes for classroom fun
  2. Follow along with this tutorial
  3. Create quiz questions
  4. Add more multiple choice questions
  5. Setting “correct” and “incorrect” slides
  6. Link answers to related slides
  7. Hide hyperlinks
  8. Testing a Multiple Choice Test

Create multiple choice quizzes for classroom fun

Add something extra to your multiple choice tests with an interactive PowerPoint presentation template. Microsoft offers a free template suitable for classroom testing. Customize the template to match the subject matter and inspire students to learn.

The instructions in this article apply to PowerPoint for Office 365, PowerPoint 2019, PowerPoint 2016, PowerPoint 2013, and PowerPoint 2010.

Follow along with this tutorial

This tutorial uses a free PowerPoint multiple choice test template. This template contains 11 slides, 8 of which are in question form with room for four possible answers.

To follow this tutorial, download the Multiple Choice PowerPoint Quiz Template and open the file in PowerPoint.

Keep a second copy of the template file so you always have the original.

Create quiz questions

To edit the quiz template and add your own multiple choice questions and answers:

  1. Open the template in PowerPoint and select Enable editing If necessary.

  2. Change the title of the first slide to reflect the topic of your multiple choice quiz. Place cursor in text field Quiz about [вашей теме] and edit the text.

  3. change the text [Ваше имя] and [Дата] to personalize the first slide.

  4. Select slide 2 to make the first question. highlight true fact about [вашей теме] and fill in your question.

  5. Highlight the text for answer A and enter the wrong answer. Repeat for answers B and C.

  6. Highlight the text for answer D and enter the correct answer.

    Write down which field contains the correct answer, so that invisible hyperlinks link to the correct answer.

  7. Edit the text on the remaining slides to add multiple choice questions and answers.

Add more multiple choice questions

After you complete the questions for the first slide, continue editing the remaining question slides to add additional multiple choice questions and answers. If you run out of slides and want to add more questions to your quiz, copy one of the question slides and edit the text.

To copy a slide:

  1. On panel slides right click on the thumbnail of the slide you want to copy and select To copy .

  2. Select the space after the thumbnail where you want the new slide to be, right-click, then select Insert > Using Destination Theme .

    To add more than one slide, insert the same slide several times until the test has the desired number of slides.

  3. Turn the slide into questions and answers.

Setting “correct” and “incorrect” slides

The multiple choice PowerPoint quiz template uses invisible hyperlinks (also known as invisible buttons or hotspots) to identify correct and incorrect answers. Invisible hyperlinks are placed on top of answers on a PowerPoint slide. When an answer is selected, the slide changes to show whether the answer is right or wrong.

For each multiple choice question, there must be two corresponding answer slides. One for the correct answer and one for the wrong answer.

  1. On panel slides select the empty space after the first question slide, right click and select New slide . A blank slide appears in the Slides panel with the same background and color theme.

  2. Go to Insert select Text box select the location on the slide where you want to add text and type Correct .

    To make the text on the slide stand out, you need to format the text. Make the text bigger, bold or change the color.

  3. Go to section Insert > figures > Rectangle and create a rectangular shape that covers the entire slide.

  4. Select a rectangle and go to section Insert > Action .

  5. In the dialog box Action Settings select Hyperlink to .

  6. Select drop-down arrow Hyperlink to and select Next slide .

  7. Select Okay .

    Place a copy of this slide after each question slide to properly automate your quiz slideshow.

  8. On panel slides select a space after the last slide, insert a blank side, add a text box and type Not as it should be .

  9. Go to section Insert > figures > Rectangle and create a rectangular shape that covers the entire slide.

  10. Select a rectangular shape and go to section Insert > Action .

  11. In the dialog box Action Settings select Hyperlink to .

  12. Click the drop-down arrow Hyperlink to and select Last slide view . This reflects the original question and allows students to try again.

  13. Select Okay .

Link answers to related slides

Now that there are “correct” answer slides after each question in the multiple choice quiz and an “incorrect” slide at the end of the presentation, link the invisible hyperlinks on each question slide to the correct answer slide or the incorrect answer slide. ,

To associate answers with a correct or incorrect answer:

  1. Select the first slide with a question, go to Insert select the drop-down arrow figures and choose a shape Rectangle .

  2. Drag the first answer to draw a rectangle. A colored rectangle appears above the first answer (shown in purple in the image below).

  3. Select the rectangle and then go to Insert and select Action .

  4. In the dialog box Action Settings select Hyperlink to .

  5. Select drop-down arrow Hyperlink to and select slide .

  6. In the dialog box Hyperlink to a slide choose the slide for the wrong answer. In this guide, the wrong slide is the last slide in the presentation (slide 11).

  7. Select Okay to close the dialog Hyperlink to a slide .

  8. Select Okay to close the dialog Action Settings .

  9. Repeat steps 1 to 8 for the other two wrong answers.

  10. To link to the correct answer, draw a rectangle over the correct answer (in this tutorial, D is the correct answer), select the rectangle and go to Insert > Action.

  11. In the dialog box Action Settings select Hyperlink to select the drop-down arrow Hyperlink to and select Next slide . Advances the presentation to the next slide containing the word Correct .

  12. Select Okay .

  13. Repeat this process for each slide question.

Hide hyperlinks

After you link to the True and False answer slides, make the hyperlinks invisible.

  1. Choose one of the answers (indicated by a purple rectangle in this guide) and go to the section Drawing Tools Format .

  2. Click the drop-down arrow fill form and select no filling . The purple rectangle disappears and a white outline appears around the text.

  3. Click the drop-down arrow contour shape and select No overview .

  4. Remove the padding and circle all four answers on the slide.

  5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 for each slide question.

  6. Remove the fill and outline from the rectangles on the True and False text slides.

Testing a Multiple Choice Test

When you’re ready to review your questions and answers, select Vision > slideshow or click on F5 if you prefer PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts. Click on all questions and answers to make sure everything works.

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