Taking Tests and Quizzes

Online tests can contain a variety of question types such as multiple choice, short answer, or matching. Online tests enables instructors to allow multiple attempts, set time limits, auto-grade, include multimedia in questions, schedule date/time ranges for testing, or even require a password to start the assessment.

Using Tests and Quizzes in your Course

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There are a few items to review when you are taking an online test:

  • Ensure you have a stable and reliable internet connection.
  • If you are using Respondus Lockdown Browser, update your Respondus Lockdown Browser.
  • Identify whether there is a due date, communicated by your instructor or
  • When taking online tests, ensure your computer has a secure and reliable Internet connection that is located in a quiet environment.
  • If you need special accommodations for a test, contact your course instructor at the beginning of the term and prior to each test.
  • For multiple choice questions with multiple answers, your instructor controls whether you are penalized for incorrect choices--and if so, how much. Ensure questions are read carefully and select only the answers you believe to be correct.