Create a Question Set Test

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A QUESTION SET TEST allows instructors to deploy a set number of randomized test questions—selected from a specified QUESTION POOL—to each individual student, for each individual test question. For each question on a test, instructors assign a pool, determine question types and the number of points per question. Each student then receives a randomized test. A question set test differs from RANDOM BLOCK TEST in that it provides more control over the questions students receive.

  1. Navigate to the content area where you would like students to access the test.
  2. Hover your mouse over the Assessments button and select Test.
  3. Click the Create button.
  4. This will bring you to the Test Information screen. Here, provide a name, a description and instructions on how to complete the test. The name you provide here will also be used as the name of the test’s column in Grade Center.
  5. Click Submit.
  6. Hover your mouse over the Reuse Question button, the select Create Question Set.
  7. A search interface will appear in a new window. You can search by:
    a. entering keywords into the search box;
    b. using Browse Criteria to sort questions by criteria.
  8. Tick the boxes next to the question(s) you would like to use.
  9. To finish, click Submit.
  10. Your question set will now appear in the test canvas. Here, you can specify the number of questions to display from this set and the points per question.
  11. Repeat steps 6 through 10 until you have completed building your test. Then click OK to exit the test canvas.
  12. On the next page, click Submit.