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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.

To specify skills test details

  1. From the application-level menu, choose View > Site Map > Training Administration > Tests.
  2. In the Tests list, select the test for which you want to specify details, and drill down on the hyperlink in the Name field.
  3. The Tests form appears in the upper part of the screen, and a Test Questions list appears in the lower part of the screen.

  4. Click the Test Questions view tab, and in the Questions list, click New.
  5. In the new record, click the select button in the Text field, and in the Pick Question dialog box, select a question or another test element, and click OK.
  6. Complete the rest of the fields in the Test Questions record, and then save the record.
  7. The following table describes the fields.

    Automatically populated to show the category associated with the particular test question selected.
    The number of points the question is worth in this test.
    Defaults to the number of points currently assigned to the question, independent of tests.
    If you enter a different value here, this value takes precedence for this test, but does not affect the test-independent value.
    Use to indicate the order in which the questions appear within the test.
    Question text.
    Use to indicate the type of question or other test element chosen. Automatically populated based on the value chosen in the Text field.

    Repeat Step 3 through Step 5 for each additional question or other element you want to include in the test.

  8. Make a note of the total number of points that test takers can earn if they answer all questions correctly.
  9. In the Test form, click Preview to verify that your questions and answers appear correctly in a Web browser.
  10. After you have inspected the test, navigate to the Tests list, make sure that the test you are defining is still selected, and click the More Info view tab.
  11. In the Total Points field, enter the total number of points available in the test.
  12. In the Pass Score % field, enter the minimum number of points necessary to pass the test.
  13. When you are satisfied with all the attributes for the test, save the record, and then click the Release flag.
  14. Releasing the test locks the test attributes and makes the test available for use with courses.

 Siebel eTraining Guide 
 Published: 21 April 2003