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Norwegian: Oppgavetype - Programmering
English: Question type - Programming

Manual evaluation. The question is answered by typing a snippet of code.

To edit the fields specific to this question type, click the interaction area (the faded text editor with some sample code).

Specific options


This is the text that will appear above the text editor.


  • Coding language: use this list to select the coding language that the student should use in his answer. This will automatically provide syntax highlighting adapted to the selected language.
  • Show help and line numbers:this option will display helpful line numbers in the text editor where the student enters his answer.

General options


This question type cannot be automatically scored and will need a grader to evaluate and provide a score. The Maximum score defines the highest value the grader may assign to a student for this question.

Main Illustration

Add an image or an embed code. Click here to learn more. Remember to preview your question by clicking the preview icon on the top right.

PDF Panel

Attach a PDF. The PDF will not be visible in question edit mode, preview your question to ensure it is displayed correctly. Click here to learn more. 


Use labels to tag your questions with, for example, specific subjects. You can later use the labels to easily find your questions in the question bank. Click here to learn more. 

Navigation Bar

At the bottom of the screen you will find a navigation bar. This bar allows you to quickly jump from question to question without having to visit the test overview.

Furthermore, the navigation bar presents a shortcut for creating a new question (with an optional checkbox to create a question of the same type as the one you are editing). This functionality streamlines the question creation process by not forcing the user to visit the test overview.