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2582116 - Randomly pick a question from a pool of questions - Assessment Builder Tool


How to make an exam to randomly pick and display questions from a pool of questions for each user?


SuccessFactors Learning Management System (LMS)


In the new Assessment Tool it is possible to use pooling of questions.

Creating Objectives:

Access KBA 2582065 for the steps to create objectives.

Creating a question and associating it to an Objective:

  1. Go to Content->Question Library;
  2. Click Add New;
  3. Fill in the Question ID, Question Type and other required fields;
  4. Search and add the correct Objective to be associated with the Question. When you add objectives to questions, the question is added to the objective question pool;
  5. Click Create.

Note: You can also edit a question and associate it with an Objective afterwards.

Associating the Objective with the Exam and which questions to select:

  1. In a new Exam or existing one, click in Add;
  2. Select Objectives;
  3. Search for the desired Objective;
  4. Check the "Select" checkbox and click in "Add";
  5. You can click in "Edit" to define which questions to define which questions to "Include" Never, Randomly or Always;
  6. Click in "Settings" (the gear icon) to define:
    • Point per Question for questions in this objective;
    • Number of questions to include from this objective;
    • The Passing Percentage for this Objective.
  7. Click in Menu->Exam Overview;
  8. Here you can then Publish the Exam once finished adding questions and objectives.

See Also

2354388 - Learning: How to make an exam to randomly pick and display questions from set of questions for each user

2514042 - 1708 Feature: Assessment builder tool FAQ

2582065 - Objectives in LMS

2582174 - Cannot Add Questions or Objectives to Exam - Assessment Builder

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