Building an exam or quiz split by category enables you to group questions with similar features such as subject or level of difficulty. This can help you identify the student's areas of strengths and weaknesses, informing future training needs.
With FlexiQuiz, you can create an online test with questions split by category using the Question bank functionality - available on Premium and Enterprise plans.
This guide shows you how to make and manage an online quiz that contains question categories.
To start, you'll need to have your test questions assigned to a category within the bank - this guide shows you how to manually add or bulk upload your questions.
Pick how many questions from each category that you want to include.
Press select action and press add to quiz from the drop-down menu.
After assigning the question categories, a placeholder will show on your Create quiz screen:
With FlexiQuiz, you can configure the system to display category scores in the following areas of the participants experience;
Note! If your assessment or exam is already live, category scores will only be displayed on New quizzes submitted after the preferences have been set.
Follow these simple steps to display test results split by category:
Display the category scores on the results page
Respondents will now be able to view their score split by category - see example below.
This guide will show you additional options to configure the results page.
You can also add a downloadable PDF that lists all answers given along with a summary of the scores split by category. Follow these steps to add a PDF to the respondent's results page.
Tick the box Can download PDF.
This is an example of the PDF report showing the category scores.
Displaying category scores on email notifications
The email notifications feature instantly sends an email to respondents when they submit their quiz. To include the category scores within this email, you will need to include a PDF of results.
To set up email notifications that include the category scores, follow these steps:
This guide will give you more information about email notifications.
Your account Administrators and Trainers can analyze category scores for the whole test.
To view the category scores for each individual, follow these steps:
This report will display the score and % points split by category.
To view category scores for everyone who has completed the exam or test you've created:
The results for each category are split by:
Importing questions - how to upload a large number of questions using an excel file.