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When editing a test in Blackboard, the Question Settings allows you to set the options available for all questions in a test, survey or pool. Among these options are the ability to include images or video uploads with questions, the default point value and question metadata.

  1. To edit a test’s question settings, click Tests, Surveys, and Pools under the Course Tools list in your course’s Control Panel.
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  2. Click Tests (or Surveys or Pools as appropriate) title to view a list of available tests or create a new test.
    select tests
  3. To edit an existing test, click the chevron that appears when you hover over the test’s title, then click Edit in the menu that appears.
    Edit existing test
  4. The Question Settings button is on the far right of the Test Canvas screen’s menu.
    question setings

    1. To enable feedback specific to individual answers make sure the item in the Feedback section is selected.
      test options feedback section
    2. To enable Images, Files and Web Links make sure the options are selected for answers and/or feedback. (Learn more about adding images to test questions.)
      test options media links section
    3. The option for Question Metadata is selected by default. If you do not wish to use it, deselect the checkbox. (Learn more about question metadata.)
      test options mtadata section
    4. You can set default point values for questions and allow partial credit or extra credit in the Scoring section. (Learn more about question scoring.)
      test options scoring section
    5. In the Display section, you can choose to add or remove the options for random ordering, vertical display and numbering options for multiple choice and multiple answer questions.
      test options feedback section
  5. Click Submit to save changes.
    click submit