Interactive Presentations (PowerPoint) – Quiz

Interactive : allowing a two-way flow of information between a computer and a computer-user; responding to a user’s input.

We are going to make a presentation, but this time, it will require user input for it to work. We’ll make a quiz.

Lesson Objective : Make a quiz using presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint)

Add shapes and link them

Create questions for the user

The big picture

What have we done? : we have had some practice of PowerPoint

What are we doing? : Adding shapes, creating links, adding and formatting text

Where are we going? : We can create a quiz with many questions


1. Open a new presentation and create an introduction slide

2. Add a new slide and add a question at the top, e.g. Click on the circle

3. Insert 4 shapes, 1 correct shape and 3 incorrect shapes

4. Add 2 more slides, for incorrect and correct answers

5. Now link your slides. Go back to the question slide and select the correct shapes (right click and choose link). Link the shape to the correct slide.

6. Go back to the question slide and select an icorrect shape (right click and choose link). Link it to the incorrect slide. Do this with all the other 3 incorrect shapes.

7. Test that it works. Fix any issues that you may have.

8. Change text colours, fonts and size. Format your shapes, change colours, etc.

Success Criteria

1. I can create an introduction and question slide

2. I can create a correct and an incorrect slide

3. I can link the slides

4. I can make my presentation look really good

5. I can add more questions

More examples

Socrative Plenary

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