How to Convert any Slide into a Quiz Question in Articulate Storyline?

How to Convert any Slide into a Quiz Question in Articulate Storyline?

How to Convert any Slide into a Quiz Question in Articulate Storyline

Articulate Storyline is the perfect authoring tool to develop assessments. Using this, we can develop several types of quiz questions.

 In Articulate Storyline, we can convert any slide into an assessment. This is possible with the option ‘Convert to Freeform’. Assessments created using this option will work the same way as the default quiz types, and we can remove the freeform if required.

In this post, I would like to share how to convert a slide into an assessment and how to remove the free form.

 Converting into a Freeform: Step 1: Go to Insert tab and select the ‘Convert to Freeform’ option


Step 2: A window will be opened displaying six assessment types, into which you can convert your static slide. These include the following types:

  1. Drag and Drop
  2. Pick One
  3. Pick Many
  4. Text Entry
  5. Hotspot
  6. Shortcut Key

Step 2

Step 3:Here, I am converting my slide into a Drag and Drop. So, click on Drag and Drop and click the OK button.

Step 4: A window with Drag and Drop settings will be opened. Here, we have to set the correct drop targets for corresponding drag items. Click each item and then select the item from the list appeared to set the drop targets.

Step 4

 Note that we can set all the preferred Drag and Drop properties in this window itself. These properties may be:

  • Number of attempts for the assessment
  • Correct/ Incorrect feedback
  • Shuffling options
  • Score
  • Points for correct attempt and so on


Step 5: On clicking the Save and Close option, you will notice that your slide has been converted into a Drag and Drop. We can adjust the properties again (if required) by clicking on Edit Drag and Drop button on the top right corner of your slide.


The interaction will be submitted when the learner clicks the default Submit button.

Removing the Freeform: It is a very easy to remove the Freeform to a slide. All you have to do is just go to the Insert tab and click the Remove Freeform option.


It’s done! In the very same way, we can convert our static slides into the 6 assessment types which I will explain in my future posts. Note that we can convert our slides only into the six types mentioned in Step 2. Have anything to say? Please share your suggestions/ feedback.

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