Creating or editing a Fill in Multiple Blanks Test Question can cause an error:
Error: Question could not be updated. Please refer to logs.
Under the question: Question Syntax. There is an error in the syntax of this question. One or more variables may be invalid.
Reason: The Spell Checker added extra code to the text.
To avoid the issue, turn off the Spell Checker before typing.
Turn it back on after working on the question to resume using Spell Checker.
Copy/paste the text from a plain text editor (which bypasses the spell checker).
To turn off the Spell Checker
Go to the Control Panel
Find Spell Check
Remove the check mark in the column
Restore by clicking the check box and clicking Submit.