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General Discussion

Quiz Answers

Is there currently a way to see the correct answer to a quiz question you got wrong after passing the quiz?

For example, I go 4 for 5 on the quiz and it seems like it just moves me on to the next stage, but I would like to see the answer to the question I was incorrect on to see why I was incorrect.

2 Answers

Not sure that this is possible, but I could be wrong. If it was possible though, it would allow for people to cheat their way through. I can fully understand why you would want to see the correct answer to something you got wrong though. Helps you learn from your mistakes :)

I can see how people would cheat if the answers were readily available (I can't see why though, as they are paying to learn, not really cheating anyone but themselves).

I can't see the harm though in showing answers to people who have passed the quiz. It is just a little frustrating, mainly the fill in the blanks ones because they require an exact match. I don't know if I got it wrong because it was way off, or because I wrote it slightly different than it was supposed to be.

Totally agree, I have been in the same boat a few times now. They would certainly be cheating themselves, but I was thinking the people that are signed up with accounts through their employers and potentially cheating to get their ranking up etc. Again, totally agree they are cheating themselves.

On occasion I have mistype'd a word (because it needed to be spelt the American way and I am british) but certainly would be nice to see how far off I was if at all.

James Barnett
James Barnett
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Rather than the quiz giving away the answers, if a Treehouse user is having trouble with the wording of a question (or maybe the spelling of an answer) they can post here on the forum to get a hint.

If on the other hand the issue isn't with the question/answer itself but the concept the question is designed to test then someone on the forum can point you in the right direction to learn more about that concept.

Also it's much easier to remember things if you've learned why a concept is important and how it's related to other concepts than just being told the answer you just have memorized it.