MTestM is an exam creator application that allows you to create, take and share exams. Creating an exam has never been easier. You can add different types of questions on an Excel spreadsheet.

1. Create a spreadsheet in Excel

The spreadsheet should conform to the below general format. You cannot change the labels for the exam and the column headers for the questions.

2. Enter the title, description and duration

Title: The title of the exam
Description: The description of the exam
Duration: The duration of the exam(minutes)

3. Enter a single choice question.

Question: The stem of the question
Options: The alternatives of the question
Answer: The correct choice.
Explanation : It’s used to explain why the answer is correct. It’s optional and only appears to the exam taker after he/she answers a question.


This is how the question looks like in the app. Please note that by default the app randomizes the order of all choices.


If you want to fix the order of all choices, please set Type to "Fixed choice" or "FC".


 

4. Enter a multiple choice question


Here's the question looks like in the app.

5. Enter a fill-in-blank question

In Answer cells, you can type one or more correct answers for the question, separated by “||” or “|||”.


This is how the question looks like in the app.


 

6. Case-sensitive fill-in-blank question

By default, answers for the fill-in-blank questions are not case-sensitive. You can make the questions case-sensitive if you want.
Type: The type of the question. If it’s blank, the app will determine the question type for you.
case sensitive blank or cb : Case sensitive fill-in-blank question

7. Enter a true-false question

A true or false question contains a statement and asks the person taking the test if the statement is true or false. There are no other responses.
Type: The type of the question. If it’s blank, the app will determine the question type for you.
truefalse or tf : True false question


Here's the question looks like in the app.


 

8. Set points for the questions

If you don’t set points, the grade is based on the percentages of questions the test taker gets right.
Points: The point/points for the question the test taker gets if the answer is correct.


 

9. Unordered fill-in-blank question

Answers can be entered into the blanks in any order.

unordered blank or unb: Case insensitive fill-in-blank question with unordered answers.
unordered case sensitive blank or uncb: Case sensitive fill-in-blank question with unordered answers.


 

10. Multiple choice question - Select one or more answer choices

The correct answer may be just one of the choices or as many as all of the choices, depending on the question.

Multiple choice question has two points. the first is the point the test taker gets if he/she selects all correct choices. the second is the point the test taker gets if he/she selects part of correct choices.

multiple choice or mc: Multiple choice question
fixed multiple choice or fmc: Multiple choice question, fix the order of all choices.


You can click the below button to download the sample file and add your own questions in the file.

Demo.xls »


DemoAllTypes.xls »