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Faculty - Modify Test Options: Remove Answer Choices

2018

Edit Blackboard Tests and Quizzes - Removing Answer Options

Blackboard provides an assessment tool in which faculty members can create an assessment with multiple types of question (multiple choice, true/false, short-answer, matching, etc.) to determine the students’ level of understanding. You can create multiple versions of a test and edit the tests to meet individual student needs.

  1. Log into the Blackboard course where you wish to add a test or quiz.
  2. Under Course Management, click the Control Panel button.
  3. Click the Course Tools button.
  4. Near the bottom of the drop down, select Tests, Surveys and Pools.
    Test, Surveys and Pools link

  5. From the next screen, click the Tests button.
  6. Click the drop down arrow next to the name of the test you want to duplicate and then edit.
  7. Click Copy.

    Note: This will make a copy of the test that has the same name as the original test with a 1 at the end of the test name.

  8. Click the down arrow next to the copied test and select Edit.
    Copy option
  9. In Test Canvas, locate the question you want to edit.
  10. Click the drop-down arrow to the right of the question.
    Chevron arrow

  11. Click Edit.
  12. Click Remove to the right of the answer choice(s) you want to remove.
    Remove option

  13. Click the Submit button.
  14. Repeat steps 10 - 13 for each question you want to edit.
  15. When finished, click OK at the bottom of the test.

Note: Now you must deploy this test for your students.

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