How you delete a test depends on whether it has been deployed (a link to the test has been added to a Content Area) and whether it has been completed by any students. It is possible to delete at test and still retain the test marks in the Grade Centre.

Delete a test - not deployed

  1. From the Control Panel, select Course Tools > Tests, Surveys and Pools
  2. Click on the Test link.
  3. Hover over the title of the required test.
  4. Click on the arrow button.
  5. Select Delete from the drop down list.

Tests screen with the down arrow circled next to the required test and delete circled in the drop down list.

Delete a test – deployed but not started

To completely delete a test that has been deployed you will need to:

  1. Delete it from the Content Area
  2. Delete it from the test from the Test, Surveys and Pools tool administration page.

Delete the deployed test

  1. Open the required Content Area (i.e. Learning Resources or Assessment) where the test is deployed.
  2. Hover your mouse over the test title.
  3. Click on the arrow button.
  4. Select Delete from the drop down list.
  5. Click on the OK button.

Test to be deleted with the down arrow circled and delete circled in the drop down window

Delete the test

Refer Delete a test – not deployed

Delete a test – deployed and started

To completely delete a test that has been deployed and started you will need to:

  1. Delete it from the Content Area and decide to:
    1. Keep the test column and marks in Grade Centre OR
    2. Remove the test column from Grade Centre and delete the marks.

Note: In both cases the test attempts are deleted i.e .Students answers and marks for individual questions. Consider making the unavailable to student instead (refer Edit test options).

  1. Delete it from the test from the Test, Surveys and Pools tool administration page.

Delete the deployed test

  1. Open the required Content Area (i.e. Learning Resources or Assessment) where the test is deployed.
  2. Hover your mouse over the test title.
  3. Click on the arrow button.
  4. Select Delete from the drop down list.

Test to be deleted with the down arrow circled and delete circled in the drop down window

  1. Select the required radio button:
    • Preserve scores in the Grade Centre for this Test, but delete all attempts for this Test.
    • Delete this content item, the Grade Centre item for Test, all grades for this Test and all attempts for this Test (Not recommended)​
  2. Click on the Remove button.

Delete test screen with the radio buttons and remove button circled

Delete the test

Refer Delete at test – not deployed