GLOSSARY

Question Pool

Question Pool

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A question pool is nothing but a question bank made using study and learning resources to help students prepare for their exams. Question pools are reusable.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Q: What is a question pool?
A: A question pool is stored in a database or any electronic format that can be easily used in conducting tests and assessments.

Q: What are question pools used for?
A: The question pools are used differently depending upon the size of the questions required in a pool in which questions are chosen randomly in order to ensure fair and trustworthy assessments are conducted.

Q: What kind of questions can be included in a question pool?
A: In a question pool we can add different types of questions which includes short type answers, multiple choice, quick answers yes/no questions.

Q: How are questions selected from a question pool?
A: For fair and impartial tests and assessments the test taker will get a different set of questions and can be chosen randomly from a question pool.

Q: How are question pools created?
A: The subject matter professionals create and review the questions which will be added in a question pool. The questions must be precise, relevant and must fit the category of a question pool.

Q: How can question pools be managed and maintained?
A: To manage questions in a question pool you can go with a specialized database system which will help in creation, organising, storage, searching and updating the questions as per the requirements.

Q: What are the benefits of using a question pool?
A: A question pool gives random questions to the test taker and it reduces the chances of cheating and the assessment or test can be carried out in a fair and trustworthy manner.

Q: What are some best practices for creating and managing question pools?
A. A question pool works effectively if clear and proper guidelines are provided to the database or software. The question pools must be regularly updated, reviewed and ensure their accuracy and question relevancy is maintained and unauthorized access to the questions is prevented.

Q: Can question pools be used for online exams?
A: Yes question pools can be easily used for online exams. One needs to integrate questions into a professional LMS and then you can utilize them for online exams.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]