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Creating New Tests

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

Create the Question Category:

  1. Click  in the Test Builder. To create a new folder for your questions, click .
  2. Provide a name for the Category. It is recommended to keep the same name for the Test and Category for easy reference.
  3. Determine whether the questions should be made available to all administrators within the site (Public) or only available to you (Private).
  4. The Description box enables you to provide detailed information regarding the category.
  5. Click  once you have completed creating the Category

Create the Questions

  1. Click the  next to the Category you have created and click  to add a new question
  2. Either type or copy and paste your question into the
  3. Type your Question in the first box.
  4. Enter possible answers to the question in the Answer Choices fields. There is no maximum number of questions allowed.
  5. Denote a Correct Answer by clicking the bubble next to the appropriate answer on the right column.
  6. Click

Create the Test:

  1. Click on  at the top of the page once all questions have been created.
  2. Click  within the Custom Tests: Test Builder page.
  3. You can from two views: 

          - Normal: View individual categories and their questions.

          - Advanced: Easily create New Questions and New Categories here rather than doing it from the Question Bank.

  4. Select the questions for the test either by transferring individual questions using the green arrow, or by click the blue arrow next to the category to transfer all questions. To remove a question, select the red X next to the question. If adding questions individually, you are able to drag the questions on the left to reorder them.
  5. Input the Test Namethe Passing Grade percentagechoose whether or not to Randomize Order, and whether the test’s Access should be Public or Private.
  6. When finished selecting questions for the test, you can  the new test.
  7. To deliver the test into an activity and assign it to users, please click here for help with Assigning Tests.

Please see the following links for more information about Test Builder:

Test Builder Overview

Question Bank

Test Library

Assigning Tests