To add questions, log on to Blackboard, select your course and click on Course Tools in the Course Management area.
Click on Tests, Surveys, and Pools in the drop-down menu.
Click on the Tests link.
All the tests you have created will be shown on the screen.
Find the test that you want to add questions. Click on the drop-down arrow next to it and click on Edit.
Click on the Create Question icon, and select Matching from the drop-down menu.
Enter your statement for the question.
Select the appropriate options. You can select the type of answer numbering that you would like use from the drop-down menu, for example, Arabic numerals, Roman numerals, Uppercase letters or Lowercase letters. You can also determine if the answers will be displayed randomly or whether partial credit will be allowed.
Select the number of questions you will need from the Number of Questions drop-down menu and then enter your questions. Fill in the question item fields in the order the items will be displayed.
Select the Number of Answer items. Fill in the answer item fields in the order the items will be displayed.
Confirm that all items for both lists are entered and click on Next to finish the question.
You will now need to Assign the correct answer for each question item. To do this use the drop-down menu next to each question and select the letter for the correct match.
Feedback is your opportunity to reinforce correct responses or to give corrective feedback.
Enter Correct Response Feedback if necessary.
Enter Incorrect Response Feedback if necessary.
Define Categories and Keywords if necessary.
When finished, click on Submit to add the question.
A new screen appears and your matching question has now been created.