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Combined question type

A combined question type which allows the embedding of the response fields for various available sub questions in the question text.

So the student can enter a numeric or short text answer or choose an answer or answer(s) from using a select box, check boxes or radio boxes.

This question type was written by Jamie Pratt ( for the Open University (

This version of this question type is compatible with Moodle 3.4+. There are other versions available for Moodle 2.5+.


You will need to install at least one question type that can be used as a sub question, you can use any of the latest versions of these question types as sub questions:

Making other question types combinable

You can make other question types work with this combined question type by adding the directory combinable/ to your question type. See examples of the files which are required in the combinable directory in the question types above. Or for a built in question type or where you don't want to change the code in the other question type plug ins directory you can put the required files in question/type/combined/combinable/{questiontypename}/

See question/type/combined/combinable/ for more information.


Installation Using from the Moodle plugins directory

Works as usual, using the links above.

Installation Using Git

To install using git type these commands in the root of your Moodle install:

git clone git:// question/type/combined
echo '/question/type/combined/' >> .git/info/exclude