Test Rules

Basic Test Rules

Pause Rules

Navigation Rules

Overview of the Data Entry Interface

The Data Entry Interface displays a global tools section, a stimulus section, and a question section.

The following test tools are available:

Global Tools Description

Help (?) button

To view the on-screen Test Instructions and Help window, select the ? button in the upper-right corner.

Navigation buttons

To move between test pages, use the Back and Next buttons in the upper-left corner.

Questions drop-down list

To quickly navigate to a specific test page, select a question number from the drop-down list in the upper-left corner. Questions that were marked for review display "(marked)" in this list.

Pause button

To pause a test, select Pause in the global menu. Pausing the test will temporarily log you out.

Done Entering Data button This button appears after you enter data for all questions. Click this button to begin the test submission process.
Zoom buttons
To enlarge the text and images on a test page, select Zoom In in the global menu. You can zoom in up to four levels. To undo zooming, select Zoom Out in the global menu.

Context Menu Tools


Comment To leave feedback for a question, select Comment from the context menu.
Item Reset To clear the entered response for a question, select Item Response Reset from the context menu.
Mark for Review To mark a question for review, select Mark for Review from the context menu.
Response Recovery To review and recover responses previously entered for a Text Response question, select Response Recovery from the context menu. A list of saved responses appears. Select the appropriate response and click Submit.

For multiple-choice and multi-select questions, you can cross out an answer option to focus on the options you think might be correct. There are two options for using this tool:

  • Option A:

    1. To activate Strikethrough mode, open the context menu and select Strikethrough.
    2. Select each answer option you wish to strike out.
    3. To deactivate Strikethrough mode, press Esc or click outside the response area.
  • Option B:

    1. Right-click on an answer option and select Strikethrough.