Hot Potatoes


What is it?

The Hot Potatoes suite includes six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web. Hot Potatoes is freeware, and you may use it for any purpose or project you like. It is not open-source.1

How to use it?

Educational Functions:

Create quizzes, surveys, questionnaires and tests with this tool.

Cognitive processes you could target with this tool:

Recall, integration, organization, attending, encoding, processing, meta-memory, comprehension.

Get started


To create quizzes using hot potatoes, all you need to do is download and install the application to your computer.  It is completely free.  To download the application or learn how to install it, click here.

  1. Taken from on 21 February, 2017.


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