Adding Questions to an Exam

Follow these steps to add questions to an exam:

  1. Click the Questions tab on the Exams record.
  2. Right-click in the gray area and select New to open a new Questions form.
  3. Enter a Code, which is generally a number to identify the question.
  4. Enter the number of points the question is worth in the Points field.
  5. Enter the question as it is displayed on the test in the Question field.
  6. Select the Type of question: Multiple Choice, Essay, or True/False.
  7. Insert the correct answer to the question in the Answer field. This is typically A, B, C, D, E, or F for Multiple Choice questions.
    • If you are using the Scantron Import wizard to grade the exams, then put the answers in A-F format.
  8. Enter any Instructor Notes that pertain to this question. 

  9. For Multiple Choice questions, click the Possible Answers tab and enter the set of possible answers to the question.
    • In the Code field. enter A, B, C, etc., and then in the Description field enter the possible answer for that selection.

  10. Click OK to save and close the Questions record.
  11. Add additional questions as necessary.
  12. Save the Exams record.
    • The # of Questions and # of Points fields update automatically based on the number of questions linked to the exam and their cumulative point value.
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