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Specifying Skills Test Details

Before a student can take a skills test, you must specify the details of the test, including test questions, answers, and the number of points each answer is worth.

This task is a step in Process of Creating Skill Tests and Questions.

To specify skills test details

  1. Navigate to the Administration - Training screen > Tests view.
  2. In the Tests list, select the test you created in To add a skills test, and then click the link in the Display Title field.

    The Tests form appears in the upper part of the screen, and in the lower part of the screen, two tabs appear: More Info and Test Questions.

  3. In the Test Questions list, create a new record, and in the Question Text field, select a question or another test element, as described in the following table.

    Include a specific question in the test for every test taker.

    The question.

    Indicate that a question should be randomly drawn from a pool of questions for each separate test taker.

    Select the placeholder record of the pool of questions.

    Indicate header, subheader, or footer text.

    Select a Question (with a value in the Type field) as a header, a subheader or footer.

    Complete the remaining fields in the Test Questions record.

  4. Repeat Step 3 for each additional question or other element you want to include in the test.
  5. Calculate the total number of points that test takers can earn if they answer all questions correctly.
  6. Click the More Info view tab and, complete the following fields:
    1. In the Total Points field, enter the total number of points available in the test.
    2. In the Pass Score % field, enter the minimum number of points necessary to pass the test.
  7. Click Preview to verify that your questions and answers appear correctly in a Web browser.

    The test text appears in a separate window.

  8. After you have inspected the test, use the thread bar to return to the test.
  9. When you are satisfied with all the attributes for the test, select the Release check box.

    Releasing the test locks the test attributes and makes the test available for use with courses.

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