Build a Test Writing Your Own Questions

You can create a custom test with your own test questions but not all options listed here are available for all programs. Question types include:

  • Multiple choice—students must select one answer choice from a predetermined list. The test item will default to four answer choices, but you can add or remove item answers.

  • Gridded response—students choose their own answer by filling in the grid rather than choosing an answer from a pre-defined list.

  1. Choose to build your test from My Library.
  2. On the Build a test page, enter the test Title and Description, and then select a program.

  3. Below Do you want this test to count toward standards progress?, choose Yes or No.
  4. If prompted with an option for using a bank of questions or writing your own, select Write my own questions.
  5. Select the number of times the student may try to answer each question and retake the test, and then click Next.
  6. Click Add question, and then do one of the following for each question you add:
  1. Optionally, do one or more of the following:
  1. When finished, click Save.

You can easily assign your custom tests from My Library.

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