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General Discussion

Ethan Muñoz
Ethan Muñoz
5,977 Points

Suggestion: Have the option to see the correct answer to a quiz question.

Several times during quiz questions, I've felt like I'm not learning as much as I could, since I can successfully pass a test without knowing what the right answer actually was.

Of course I can always go back and watch the video, plus I usually take notes as I go, but I'd really like to have the option to reveal the right answer to the question. Maybe a button that says "see the right answer", so you don't see it if you don't want to.

Thoughts?

1 Answer

William Li
PLUS
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,867 Points

I don't know, you got a point here, but I also think that the current setup of quiz format is effective. And let me explain why.

First, you may attempt the quiz unlimited number of times. It's true that you'd pass the quiz with no more than 1 incorrect answer; but if being unable to figure out what you got wrong in that 1 question is troubling you, you can always reload the page and attempt the quiz again, and again, with enough tries, you'll eventually come to the correct answer.

Second, this is important, the information obtained by constantly trying and failing will retain in your memory for far longer than something just hand it over for free.

Third, we have a active forum here, if there's a fill-in the blank quiz question you just can't figure out, post it here and someone will answer the questions for you.

So, yeah, that's that. I do not disagree with your suggestion though, some learning sites do indeed reveal the right answer for the quiz question you get wrong. I guess I'm okay with either approach here.