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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-27015

Random questions should allow randomisation of descriptionstri

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    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Won't Fix
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0.2
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Questions
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    • Workaround:
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      If you want this on your local Moodle install, go to question/type/description/questiontype.php and change the is_usable_by_random function to return true.

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      If you want this on your local Moodle install, go to question/type/description/questiontype.php and change the is_usable_by_random function to return true.
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_20_STABLE

      Description

      I want to provide students with random descriptions in a quiz
      An easy way would be to handle the list of descriptions like questions.

      But the system distinguish between questions and descriptions, and this feels like an inconsistency or a bug.

      For some course design it might be helpful to provide random descriptions, to make repeating a quiz interesting or hinder participants from unwanted cooperation.

      Please do not distinguish between questions and descriptions for random questions.

      in 2.0.2 it says: This random question is not in use, since its category is empty.
      Add questions to the category
      even if it contains a number of descriptions.

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            • Assignee:
              timhunt Tim Hunt
              Reporter:
              mrmuehle Guido Hornig
              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Tim Hunt, Andrew Nicols, Mathew May, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze
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