Quizzical is an on-line, discipline independent, student authored multiple choice writing assignment that generates relevant questions for quizzes that students can access to assist in mastering course material and for test preparation.


A Quizzical Assignment consists of creating a multiple choice question, and when accepted questions go into a pool, students can use them to take practice quiz.

Flowchart of Activities

Authoring Obligation and Quiz Participation Timelines

Instructor Resources

  • Best practices for authoring MCQs
  • Course set-up Instructions
  • Monitoring TA and Student Progress

The Student Experience

  • Best practices for authoring Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Quiz participation
  • Charting your progress


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