Working with Short Answer questions

The second question inserted from the GIFT file is a Short Answer question. In a Short Answer question, the student must type in a few words or a short sentence as the answer. Captivate then matches the supplied answer against a predefined list of correct answers. Let's take a look at the Short Answer question by performing the following steps:

  1. Still in the Chapter07/takeTheTrain.cptx, use the Filmstrip to go to slide 25.
  2. Inspect this slide and to compare it with the content of the GIFT file.
  3. Move the feedback messages out of the way.
  4. Move the answer area down using the Shift + down arrow shortcut and increase the height of the question text object.


  1. Select the big Answer Area in the middle of the slide. ...

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