Using the Test Wizard

This module will help you to understand how you can easily create tests using the Test Wizard in the Item Authoring screen. Before taking this module, it is recommended that you view the lesson explaining the different methods of test creation in Surpass (simple and complex tests), which can be found in the 'Essentials' module.

Creating a Test Using the Test Wizard

About: Tests can be created quickly and easily in Surpass using the Test Wizard in ‘Item Authoring’. This video explains how to create a test using the Test Wizard. Objective: By the end of this lesson you will be able to create a test using the Test Wizard. You will also understand how a dynamic […]

Test Types

About: When creating a test through the Test Wizard, you can choose from five test types. This video will explain the different test types available to you. Objective: By the end of this lesson, you will be familiar with the different test types available in Surpass. Next Steps: Watch more of the ‘Test Creation’ course.

Creating Paper and Onscreen Tests

About: In Surpass, you can create tests in the Test Wizard that are designed to be taken on paper, but will also be available for on-screen tests. You can do this by selecting the ‘Paper and OnScreen’ option when creating a test in the Test Wizard. Objective: By the end of this video, you will […]

Grouping and Randomising Items

About: In the Test Wizard, you can add sections to your test, as well as group and randomise items. This is a useful way of organising items in a test. Objective: This video explains how to group and randomise items using the Test Wizard. Next Steps: Try creating multiple sections in a test using the Test Wizard.

Exporting Paper Tests

About: This video demonstrates how to download printable tests and export items to Word from the Test Wizard menu. Objective: Once you have completed this course, you will know how to use some of extra functionality available to you in the Test Wizard menu. Next Steps: Watch more of the ‘Using the Test Wizard’ module.

Download Printable Tests

Length: 3 minutes

About: The Download Printable Test option allows you to download a paper version of a test that has already been created, providing that the question types in the test are compatible with the paper test format. You can download the test as a test paper, or as a teacher paper with the correct answers included. […]

Share Tests

About: The Share Test option allows you to share tests that have already been created. There are three different ways in which you can share a test, this video will cover these options and explain the differences between them. Objective: By the end of the lesson you will understand the different ways in which you can share […]