Pre-Test Prefs

How to set preferences for a SIMpath Pre-Test

To set preferences specifically for the Pre-Test, click the Pre-Test Preferences tab. The default preferences for your account are applied automatically. To change the preferences, click the Edit button.

Pre-Test Properties

Set the following preferences in the Pre-Test Properties section on the Pre-Test Preferences tab. If you have set the Allow Assignment Preferences Override in the ๐Ÿ‘‰ SIMpath Prefs section, the settings with an asterisk (*) can be edited when setting ๐Ÿ‘‰ SIMpath Assignment Prefs.

โณ Time Limit (minutes)*

Set the maximum amount of time a student has to take the Pre-Test in the Time Limit box.

โฒ๏ธ Unlimited Time*

Select the Unlimited Time check box to allow the student an unlimited amount of time to complete the Pre-Test.

โฑ๏ธ Hide Timer*

Select the Hide Timer check box to hide the timer from the student while taking the Pre-Test.

๐Ÿ’พ Allow to Pause Exam*

Select the Allow to Pause Exam check box to let the student save the Pre-Test, exit, and continue at a later date. Exam results are always saved in real-time regardless of this setting.

โ” Question Attempts Allowed*

Enter the Question Attempts Allowed, up to 99. This is the total number of attempts, not the number of retries.

๐Ÿ”ข Exam Attempts Allowed

Enter the number of Exam Attempts Allowed, up to 99. The student will see the maximum number of attempts allowed for the Pre-Test in the Student Portal.

๐Ÿ” Random Question Order

To display questions in random order, click the Random Question Order check box. If selected, the list of Pre-Test questions will appear in a different order for each student.

โœ… Correct Retake Allowed

To allow students to advance to the next question while getting a wrong answer, select the Advance on Incorrect check box. This option is only available if Display Feedback is enabled.

๐Ÿ“‹ Display Feedback

To display correct and incorrect feedback to students during the exam, select the Display Feedback check box.

โŒ Advance on Incorrect

If you want the Pre-Test to move to the next question even when the user answers incorrectly, select the Advance on Incorrect check box. This option is only available if Display Feedback is enabled.

โ„น๏ธ Display Hints

To display hints after incorrect answers, select the Display Hints check box. This option is only available if Display Feedback is enabled.

Pre-Test Results

Set the following preferences in the Pre-Test Results section on the Pre-Test Preferences tab.

๐Ÿ–จ๏ธ Enable Printing

Select the Enable Printing check box to allow students to print the Exam Results page.

๐Ÿงพ Detailed Feedback

Click the check box for Detailed Feedback to include the question list on the results page showing students which questions were answered correctly and incorrectly.

๐Ÿ“‘ Display Submitted Answer

Select the Display Submitted Answer check box to show students their answers. This applies to both correctly and incorrectly answered questions.

๐Ÿ“š Show Study Guide

Click the Show Study Guide check box to display the page references from the textbook selected in the Textbook list. The list of textbooks available is controlled by your account Administrator.

Finish Setting Preferences

๐Ÿ’พ Save

Click the Save button to save your changes.

โœ–๏ธ Cancel

Click Cancel at any time and any changes to the preferences will not be saved.

๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ Make Default

If you modify any preferences and want to save them, click the Make Default button. Next time you create a new exam, these will be your default preferences.

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