Video Guide

Create a Test (YouTube, 1m 2s)


There are three steps to creating a test:

  1. Create the test.
  2. Add questions to the test.
  3. Deploy the test.

Create a Test

  1. From the Control Panel, select Course Tools > Tests, Surveys and Pools

Control panel circled with Tests, Surveys and Pools circled under Course Tools

  1. Click on the Test link.

Tests, surveys and pools page with Tests circled.

  1. Click on the Build Test button.

Tests page with Build Test button circled

  1. Enter a descriptive name for the test in the Name textbox.
  2. Enter further information in the Description textbox.
  3. Enter instructions for the students on completing the test in the Instructions textbox.

Test information page with Name text box circled, the description text box circled and the instructions text box circled.

  1. Click on the Submit button.

Add questions

  1. Refer to the Create questions guides, Random blocks guide and Reuse questions guide.

Question options (show/hide, change points, reorder)

  1. Refer to the Question options guide.

Submit the test

  1. Click the OK button.

Note: This test must be deployed before it can be accessed by students. Options such as time restrictions, question display, passwords and if marks and answers are displayed are all set when the test is deployed.

Deploy a Test

  1. Refer to the Deploy a test guide.