Drillster Support & Info

Defining a test

Anyone who has a Drillster account can make a test. To test definitions to be made available to other users and to view test results, a pro account is required.
The content of the test is composed with the content of existing drills.

There are 3 different tests you can create in Drillster: The standard test, the adaptive test and the anonymous test. Would you like to know more about the difference between these tests? Then click here

You can define tests in 2 ways:

Via plus button
  1. Go to 'My content'.
  2. Click on the blue '+' symbol and select 'Create new test...'.
Via 'My content'
  1. Go to 'My content'.
  2. In "My content", select the drills and use "actions" to define an test.

You can set a test by following the steps below. Be precise here, many settings cannot be changed later on.

General Questions Summary

When defining a test, you always start with the steps below to fill. The data below can be modified later except for the source drills, You can't change this after creating the test.

Test name
Give the test an appropriate name.
Indicate the subject of the test.
Give a brief description of the test. (optional)
Select the drills you want to add to the test. The drills must have been released.
Icon and cover
Before using your test, think about adding it of a icon and a cover. Specify the Appearance appropriate to the subject or theme of the material,
Click here for the dimensions to create these parts.
These instructions are displayed to the user before the drill begins. Think of naming a time limit or wishing the participant good luck. (optional)
Direction and style
Leave it at default or show the advanced options:
  • Direction: If the drill does not specify how If you are testing, you can set here whether the test productive, receptive or a combination of both must tests. The question direction of a test can only be changed, if the author of the drill has allowed changing the practice direction when creating the drill.
  • Style: Set the question type of the test, multiple choice or open questions.
  • The style of a test can only be changed if the author of the drill changing the question type allowed when making the drill.
Test score transformations
Transformers determine how the score of a test is determined. Click here for more information about the transformers.
Time limit
Set how long (hours or minutes) a participant spends on the test. may do. If the time limit is exceeded, the test submitted.
Unanswered questions
When this option is enabled a participant can skip questions. This means that they do not have to answer a question in order to to continue with the next question. Closing the test with unanswered questions can also be answered with this setting.
Result disclosure
The different options indicate the results after of the test are shared with the participant.
  1. The overall score
  2. The component scores of underlying drills
  3. The metadata
  4. Questions, given answers and corrections
  5. Question feedback from the underlying drills
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