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Free quiz maker blog

How to Create Online Quiz in WordPress

Mon 6th Feb 2017

Previously, we had talked about how to make your own online Quiz for Google Sites. Well, it's just as easy with ClassMarker to create online quizzes for WordPress.

When creating online Quizzes for WordPress, you would use ClassMarker's Links option to assign the Quiz....

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Creating Matching Question Types in Online Quiz

Sat 28th Jan 2017

Matching type questions have arrived!

ClassMarker offers a variety of question types to assist with creating your online exams, such as multiple choice, multiple response, true/false, free text (short answer), punctuation (grammar) and essay (long answer), and our newest addition - matching questions.

ClassMarker Quiz Maker

With ClassMarker's online Quiz Tool, we have implemented our matching questions to enable you to not only add text, but to also embed images and multimedia, such as audio and video, to both the left and right sides of the match. This provides the flexibility to be even more inventive when creating matching question types in online quizzes....

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How to Embed Online Quizzes in Google Sites

Mon 16th Jan 2017

Have a Google Site that you would like to embed your ClassMarker Tests into? Once you have created your Quizzes using ClassMarker's Online Quiz Maker Tool, embedding these into your Google Site is a very simple process. With just a few clicks, you will have your Quizzes embedded into your Google Site web pages.

When you create online Quizzes for Google Sites, with ClassMarker, this will require that you use Links to assign your Tests and copy an embed code and paste this into your Google Site page....

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How to Create Online Quiz for Google Sites

Tue 10th Jan 2017

You can easily Create and Embed online exam in Google sites and have results graded instantly using ClassMarker.com

With ClassMarker, there are two ways to assign Tests, via Groups or Links.

Groups allow for Test-takers to be registered and provided with an account where they would access their Tests and see previous Tests/results.

Links allow for Quizzes to be given via a link that can be sent to an email address, a direct link that can be pasted into a web page or a link that you can embed into your website. Users taking Quizzes via this method are considered to be non-registered.

While both options have their benefits, Links will provide you with the option to add your Quizzes directly into your web pages. This would be the option you would choose if you were to Create online Quizzes for Google Sites.

ClassMarker allows for easy embedding of your Quizzes. If you can copy and paste, you can embed a ClassMarker Test into your Google Site....

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Quiz Maker Tool with Save and Resume Later

Thu 29th Dec 2016

Things happen in life, emergencies come up, interruptions are a given at times, computers crash, internet connections are not always at 100% - life happens and sometimes you just need to 'pause' what you are doing in order to tend to something else.

Tests are very important, a lot of time is spent studying for Tests and depending on the length of the Test, a lot of time is also spent taking the Test itself. Nobody wants to take the time to get into a Test only to leave it due to circumstances unseen and not be able to go back to it....

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Create Content Rich Online Tests

Sat 10th Dec 2016

A huge part of the Test creation process is, of course, adding your questions and answers, however, adding content to your Tests can create a whole new experience for your Test-takers. Using visual aids such as images and video can help a user get a better understanding of what they are learning....

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Study Tips for Taking Computer Based Exams

Mon 22nd Aug 2016

ClassMarker is used by both businesses and educators alike, and studying for an exam is no different, be it a student in school or an employee at work.

Previously, back in the days of using pen and paper, the helpful tips would have included things such as make sure you have a working pen or that your pencil is sharpened. Remember those days? Now with online exams being the norm, the tips include things such as making sure your browser is up to date, your battery is charged, etc.

We've put together a few helpful tips for those of you that will be taking an online electronic assessment, also known as an e-assessment....

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Employee Education Programs

Thu 14th Jul 2016

Do you have an Employee Education Program set up for your staff?

Having a customized employee education program can be a huge benefit to your company. Continual employee training for staff can mean:...

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Create a 'Resume Quiz' Link

Mon 11th Jul 2016

There may be times when you will need to reopen a Quiz for a test-taker or have them go back into the Quiz that is in progress. With ClassMarker's quiz maker online, you can create a 'Resume Test' link for Quizzes that are in progress, which will allow the user to pick up right where they had left off....

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Computer-Based Assessment Testing

Thu 23rd Jun 2016

Computer-Based Assessment also known as Computer-Based Testing is the way to deliver Tests securely online with fast, instant and accurate grading. Businesses and Educators alike are moving more away from Paper-Based Testing to Computer-Based Testing. ClassMarker has made this migration easy with our user-friendly system. You can start creating Tests instantly...

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8 Things to look for in an Online Testing Platform

Thu 26th May 2016

Are you looking to take your tests from paper to online, but you are not sure what to look for? Questions that should immediately come to mind are "Is my data secure?" "Is my account, tests and my user's privacy kept private?" "Will my data remain in my account?" "Will I receive help if needed?" "Will I be able to purchase a package that actually suits my needs?" "Do I still own my content?"

There are a number of crucial questions to consider when deciding what you want in your online testing platform. Let's go over the most important things you need to consider...

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Reopen Completed Exams for Resuming

Fri 29th Apr 2016

There are many reasons that you or your Quiz maker Assistants may want to reopen an exam, once the test-taker has completed it. A test-taker may have had a computer crash, internet connection issue or maybe there's a time limit on the test and for some reason, they could not complete this test in time and you would like to give them additional time. Whatever the reason may be, the question comes to mind "How can I reopen an online test that has been submitted as finished?"...

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How to Import Online Tests between your Accounts

Tue 5th Apr 2016

Many times, organizations prefer separate accounts, privacy reasons between separate departments is a common example. With ClassMarker, you can create and share online tests between accounts, while keeping them private to only those who you give access to.

We have created this guide to show you how you can export the tests you have created in one account and import them directly into another account....

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Quiz Maker with Multiple Administrators

Tue 26th Jan 2016

The Assistants feature allows you to assign multiple administrator roles (Assistants) within your ClassMarker account, with different access permissions that you can set for each Assistant.

You can give your Assistants full permissions or give them specific types of permissions, such as viewing results only, managing tests, categories and the question bank or to create themes only for a designer, or to upgrade your account only for your accounts person....

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Training your staff in 2016

Wed 6th Jan 2016

It's a known fact that when the holiday season comes to an end, many people develop the holiday blues. The motivation and morale of employees tend to be not what it was. With new training and refresher courses, staff will become newly motivated with refreshing their skills to begin their new year. Training staff is a worthwhile investment. Lift your staff's morale this year by providing them with training....

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Online Customer Satisfaction Tool

Thu 10th Dec 2015

Have you started thinking about what you may want or need to change when it comes to your business? Who would be your best source to go to to get great feedback from so you know exactly what changes need to be made? Your customers of course - they are the best product testers you will ever have - they are the ones purchasing and using your products and services and will provide the most accurate feedback as to what may be working and what may not be....

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Marketing and Advertising Staff Training Quizzes

Tue 6th Oct 2015

Training your sales staff to sell advertising for you means you need to be sure they know the products you offer.

Do you realize however, that all employees may at one time or other, be doing marketing for your company...

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Top 10 Tips for Training Sales Staff Effectively

Wed 9th Sep 2015

In an ever evolving consumables market, it's imperative to have a sales force that's evolving just as fast as the products and services they are representing. Here's our top ten list of tips that will help when training your sales teams.

1. Provide your Sales Team with the online training tools they need...

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How to Integrate Quizzes with your LMS

Mon 17th Aug 2015

Learning management systems are becoming integral with training staff and students, however many learning management systems do not have an easy to use Quiz maker. This is where ClassMarker plays an important role, offering integration options that are beneficial for both Business and Education.

The advantage of integrating your LMS with ClassMarker is the ease in which you can pass your users details and user ids to ClassMarker and...

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White Labeled Online Quizzes and Exams

Thu 4th Jun 2015

At ClassMarker, we get lots of inquiries regarding the white labeling of Tests.

  • Can my exams be 'white labeled' with ClassMarker? Yes.
  • Do I need a website to have my branded Tests on? No, not at all.

Organization branding is extremely important for any company....

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How to Train Restaurant Staff & Training Tools

Fri 8th May 2015

Whether you have caterers, a restaurant or a franchise of restaurants, there will always be some form of testing required, whether it be recruitment testing for new employees, on-going staff training/testing or possibly gathering customer feedback. With ClassMarker's secure online quiz maker, you can achieve all of this in a quick yet efficient way....

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Email Quiz results and Certificates to Test Takers

Sun 12th Apr 2015

Previously, you were only able to have results emailed to an administrator. However, you can now have quiz results emailed to test-takers as well. There are options to send out the results automatically or manually - if wanting to specify a certain date and time emails are sent....

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Quiz Maker Monthly Subscription options available

Wed 1st Apr 2015

We recently launched Monthly subscription options for ClassMarker.

With both the Professional 1 plan (400 credits per month) and the Professional 2 plan (1000 credits per month), you can now choose to pay Monthly or Yearly.

Some benefits of having a monthly subscription are...

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How to Embed Exams and Quizzes on your Website

Mon 16th Feb 2015

We receive a lot of questions on how to embed Exams within websites, so today we will explain your options for embedding your ClassMarker exams and quizzes in your own wesbite...

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Top Ten Benefits of Training Staff

Sun 11th Jan 2015

With a new year upon us, here at ClassMarker we would like to begin the year by focusing on productivity. One of the things that will make your company more productive this year is offering training/refresher Tests to your staff. Studies show that employees who receive training...

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Prevent Cheating in Online Exams

Tue 16th Dec 2014

Gone are the days of Tests being taken on paper. Most Exams are now taken online - some in a supervised environments, however a lot of Exams are now taken out of the Classroom or Workplace. A popular question we receive here at ClassMarker is "How does ClassMarker prevent cheating with online exams & assessments?"...

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Create Recruitment and Pre-employment Tests

Sat 15th Nov 2014

Recruiting new employees can be a very long process, if you don't have the right tools. Whether you're a company in need of hiring new employees or you're looking to hire staff for your clients - you need to find your candidates, tests them to evaluate their performance and then grade these results which we know is very time consuming. Just as employees need the right tools to do their job, you also need the right tools to do your job....

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Creating Exams for the Skilled Trades Industry

Mon 1st Sep 2014

The Skilled Trades Industry can be a very dangerous field, where workers or apprentices with little or no experience could find themselves in dangerous positions rather quickly. No one wants to see their fellow workers or employees injured or even worse. Having these workers trained and tested in the most effective way is key to keeping all workers safe and getting the job done....

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Responsive Quiz maker for Mobile Phones / Tablets

Wed 6th Aug 2014

Sometimes it's more convenient for users to take their online quizzes on their mobile phone or tablet. ClassMarker's quiz interface is built to work on all devices from PCs to mobile phones and tablets (including iOS, iPhone, iPads, Android devices...

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Limiting Quiz Access and Attempts with ClassMarker

Wed 23rd Jul 2014

As we know, ClassMarker gives you two customizable options for giving your exams online:
  • Via Groups: Users must be registered and log into ClassMarker to take tests.
  • Via Links: No user registration required, embed tests in your website and more.

Both of these methods offer you many settings such as Time Limits, Test Availability dates, control over feedback and results views, provide custom certificates, Access control and limit the number of attempts allowed. All of these settings can be different each time you make a test available and can be changed in real time.

Today we will look at how easy ClassMarker makes Access control and Limiting quiz attempts....

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Give multiple online quizzes in a specific order

Fri 11th Jul 2014

Ever wanted to give multiple tests to users, but you want to give them in a specific order, or perhaps only allow access to the next test, once they have passed the previous test?

No Problem. With ClassMarker you have a couple of options...

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Adding Randomly Selected Questions to tests

Thu 3rd Jul 2014

Tests can be challenging enough - creating the tests should not be as difficult which is why ClassMarker has made the adding of questions a very simplified task.

Did you know that ClassMarker offers the option to not only add "Fixed questions", but also "Auto-selected" questions to your quizzes? Fixed questions are...

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Create & give quizzes in multiple languages

Sat 31st May 2014

ClassMarker allows you to make quizzes in multiple languages, which allows you to easily give exams to non English speakers.

And no need to worry about the actual Test interface language (that is: any text ClassMarker displays to users other than your Test Questions and Feedback), you can easily select...

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How to integrate your online courses and exams

Mon 19th May 2014

Businesses and Educators have a growing requirement to give exams online, but do not want users going through the distractions of both leaving their website and having to register for yet another website, just to take their online exam.

ClassMarkers easy online quiz maker software provides multiple ways to give your exams online, including the ability to embed your ClassMarker exams seamlessly within your own website, while tracking your websites users and their test results.

The option we will talk about today is the use of our popular Links feature to easily give your exams....

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How To Sell Your Quizzes And Exams Online

Mon 19th May 2014

With the future of Education moving online, the ability to easily sell access to exams for Businesses and Educators is becoming increasingly important.

Sell exams online
The issue has always been how to give a user instant access to their exam after they make their online payment....

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Custom Certificates: Upload your own background

Mon 25th Nov 2013

Create custom certificates for your online quizzes and exams.

With ClassMarker you can design and add your own background image to certificates, giving you a fully branded certificate students can download.

And not only that, we also have over 50 themes to choose from when creating your custom certificate, here are just a few samples for you to see:

Customize Quiz Certificates

Our certificate editor allows you to customize all the...

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Quiz maker with Multilingual Quiz Interface

Mon 14th Oct 2013

ClassMarker will now be greeting test takers with a 'Hola', 'Bonjour' or 'Ni hao' among several different languages for members of our expanding international user base.

We are proud to announce the release of a new multilingual student interface.

Languages including:
French
Spanish
Italian
German
Portuguese
Dutch
Polish
Russian
Chinese
Japanese
Korean
Arabic

And plans to add more....

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New Feature: Results by Category for test takers

Wed 9th Oct 2013

ClassMarker is committed to providing our test takers with the most comprehensive Results Reporting in online testing. That's why we continue to innovate and are proud to offer our users a new reporting feature giving test takers the ability to view Results by Category:

ClassMarker results displayed by category

This latest release improves upon the...

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New Quiz Maker Interface

Wed 25th Sep 2013

With over 5,000 customers now using ClassMarker's upgraded online testing platform, plans are in place to transition all existing users to the new and improved version of ClassMarker.

The new testing interface has revamped ClassMarker's existing quiz maker functionality and boasts a series of improvements to ClassMarker's already award winning site design, including:...

Read more: New Quiz Maker Interface >


New Category Statistics Available on ClassMarker

Thu 25th Apr 2013

The ClassMarker Team has some great news for our valued online testing customers: We have just launched new results statistics to provide enhanced analysis of user performance. The web-based application now incorporates results statistics that allow for improved analysis of results by category. Previously category results were available to view at overall user-group level; now detailed statistics are also available for overall test performance by category, and individual user performance by category....

Read more: New Category Statistics Available on ClassMarker >


My grade book alternative for teachers

Mon 15th Oct 2012

What is a good alternative to the My grade book website mygradebook.com for teachers and schools?
ClassMarker is your perfect choice.

ClassMarker allows teachers and schools to easily create virtual classes online. Each Class (which we call groups) allow you to register your students to give each student their own username and password, then once you create your online test and quizzes, you can easily give classes access to the tests you want them to take....

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The benefits of group testing online

Sun 23rd Sep 2012

ClassMarker is a sophisticated and flexible online testing system that works across a vast range of customer requirements.

Our customizable web-based assessment application...

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How can I adopt online testing in my organization?

Tue 28th Aug 2012

With an industry-driven push for more flexible learning processes the concept of online training is gradually being adopted across the globe....

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Zoho Challenge alternative quiz maker

Thu 12th Jul 2012

We have been asked recently how ClassMarker stacks up as an alternative to Zoho Challenge and are happy to answer: "Very well indeed!"

ClassMarker's core focus is online testing, allowing business and education users around the globe to create and distribute quizzes to their users in a safe, private and secure environment. Even ClassMarker's FREE quiz maker accounts keep your data completely private....

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Give online practice tests and exams

Mon 28th May 2012

Retest users until a pass mark is achieved.

ClassMarker provides a simple online testing solution to help ensure your users fully understand the subject matter at hand. Use the system to create an online assessment that can be re-taken as many times as required until the user achieves a pass grade....

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How can I integrate online tests on my website?

Thu 19th Apr 2012

So... You want to start conducting exams online. You know that by creating web-based tests, and then having users take the tests online will be a big time saver. Online test results are calculated accurately and instantly taking time and effort out of your assessment process. This means you'll have more time to do other, more important things....

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Custom pre employment screening for candidates

Sun 25th Mar 2012

Many employers undertake pre employment testing in order to ascertain if candidates have the right skills and personality to join their organization. Often this testing process can be long and cumbersome, and can create hours of work for human resources and business managers.

The implementation of online testing can help all businesses save time and money with the ability to both streamlining and fully customize the screening process....

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What's the best quiz maker for your organization

Thu 8th Mar 2012

As more and more organizations start to look for an online testing tool "Which is the best online quiz maker for us?" is the most common question we hear. Whether you're carrying out assessments at a school, training company, an HR department or a large organization with regular high volume testing requirements, the benefits provided by online quiz creators are clear: create banks of questions and tests (that can be re-used), benefit from flexible delivery methods, and have results graded instantly and accurately.

But how do you decide which is the best online testing tool for your organization? You need to look at many factors including: cost, features, flexibility, reliability and security....

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ClassMarker's new custom Certificates have landed!

Tue 21st Feb 2012

We're really excited to announce the launch of our new Certificates page. Creating and assigning your tests online has never been easier with ClassMarker's quiz maker.

You can now choose from our selection of great new background designs - these can be used with both existing or new certificates....

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The benefits of online testing

Fri 10th Feb 2012

Moving assessments online may seem a daunting task, however the benefits online testing provides should be a good motivator for most teachers and instructors. From being able to create banks of questions and tests, to instant calculation and analysis of results, to flexible delivery methods and enriched test material with the ability to add online links, documents, images and videos, the advantages are obvious....

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Analyze learning patterns with online testing

Tue 31st Jan 2012

One of the most efficient ways of analyzing learning patterns is to implement regular online testing. Whether your learners are students, colleagues or clients, regular testing will provide both you and your learners with invaluable feedback on how well they are grasping the subject material.

ClassMarker provides an easy-to-use yet sophisticated online testing solution that will make your life easier. Save time by creating, assigning and analyzing your tests online....

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ClassMarker's flexibile online testing system

Mon 16th Jan 2012

A common problem for many test creators is figuring out how they can save time by utilizing different distribution methods for their online tests.

ClassMarker provides a flexible interface where each web-based test can be assigned, or distributed, in any number of different ways. The assign-settings (that is, the settings you define when you distribute your test) are fully customizable and provide control over test features such as when the test will be available, how many attempts users can have, whether you'd like to password-protect your test, what the pass mark for the test will be, plus many more....

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Private online testing with ClassMarker

Thu 29th Dec 2011

Do you have online tests you'd like to keep private, others that you'd like to share with colleagues, and perhaps even a few tests that you'd like to share with the ClassMarker community? By creating and storing your tests and questions on ClassMarker you are easily able to decide which of your web based exams should be kept private, and which can be shared....

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ClassMarker launches new video tutorials

Thu 15th Dec 2011

ClassMarker has recently launched two new video tutorials to help our customers create and assign online tests. Learn how easy it is to get setup for web based exams in just a few minutes.

Create unlimited tests, questions, files, certificates and more....

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ClassMarker Wins National Web Award 2014 and 2011

Thu 15th Dec 2011

The ClassMarker Team are always hard at work to make sure our customers are happy and satisfied. We are constantly striving to be the best in the field of online testing, and we like to make sure our web based quiz maker runs efficiently and is easily accessible for all.

After all this hard work we were ecstatic when ClassMarker won not one but two awards in this year's National Web Awards....

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