Quizzing tool

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1 Introduction

Quizzing tool, also called quiz software, test maker software or assessment creator is a software that delivers quizzes and tests.

Most quiz software, come with advanced features for learner assessment, management and tracking, automatic test grading, certificate management and more.

Typical features are:

  • Automated grading and learner feedback
  • Custom test completion certification process
  • Conversion and upload of PDFs, PowerPoint, Word documents etc
  • Upload live web-content such as YouTube videos, blog posts, wikis
  • Embedding and sharing quizzes onto websites and blogs
  • Online classrooms for creating different learner profiles and clubbing them into groups or classes
  • Detailed reports and data analysis such as User reports and Group reports, question difficulty report, time spent report, compliance report etc

2 Software

2.1 Survey tools

(Some of these include features that make them suitable for quizzing)

.... many others.

2.2 On-line survey tools

(Some of these include features that make them suitable for quizzing)

  • SurveyMonkey, open source server that you can install locally
  • GoogleForms. Multipurpose online form creation and delivery tool.
  • SurveyMethods. enables you to create unlimited surveys and polls, and also copy survey templates from our survey library

2.3 Audience feedback tools

See also: Classroom response system

2.4 Quizzing services (online quizzing creation)

  • QuizStar. Quote: “With QuizStar you can manage classes and quizzes, attach multimedia files to questions, make quizzes in multiple languages, access from any Internet-connected computer, allow students to complete and review”. Free service as of oct. 2012.
  • QuizRevolution. Quote: “Make Free Facebook Quizzes and Free Online Quizzes. Interactive Multimedia Quizzes That Can Be Embedded On Any Site.”
  • ProProfs Quizzmaker. Quote: Create Online Tests & Quizzes Easily. An add-supported version is free.
  • Classmarker. Quote: “ClassMarker's secure, professional web-based testing service is an easy-to-use, customizable online test maker for business, training & educational assessment with tests and quizzes graded instantly.”. A limited version is free for education.
  • Quibblo. Free online quiz-creation tool (5 types)
  • EasyTestMaker Quote: “is a free online test generator to help you create your tests. You can create multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer and true and false questions all on the same test. You can also insert instructions and divide your test into multiple sections.” Registration is needed for using them online (not tested).
  • Classtools Quote: “Create free games, quizzes, activities and diagrams in seconds! Host them on your own blog, website or intranet!”
  • Quizlet Quote: “We make simple tools that let you study anywhere for free!” One of the most popular quiz platforms among high school students in US. No registration needed to take quiz.

2.5 Learning management systems

  • Any LMS usually has at least on kind of quizzing tool and they also should import SCORM 1.2 quizzes.

2.6 Quizzing software

  • QeDoc “Qedoc provides interactive learning resources which centre on quiz-making and quiz-taking. Qedoc learning modules are self-contained modifiable pieces of learning software which you can download to play with, learn from, modify and upload again. Under our open content concept, anyone can use or contribute learning resources for free.”. Free.
  • Hot Potatoes. “The Hot Potatoes suite includes six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web. Hot Potatoes is freeware, and you may use it for any purpose or project you like. It is not open-source.”

3 Standards

4 Links

4.1 Software

5 Acknowledgement

Thanx to Tech TuneUp and Other Tools to Help with Online Instruction for an initial list of tools !