How to set up test that picks only one entire question bank?

Feb 02, 2022

I have a course which has three possible 'exam papers' at the end. 

Could I achieve a random selection of one entire set of questions by using question banks? (i.e. Question Bank 1 = Paper 1, etc.)

If so, what sort of triggers would I need to create to make sure the learner only has to sit one Question Bank (per attempt)?
How do I make sure the the pass/fail from that is then carried through to a mark to enable the course to be passed (I'm concerned the system will want all three question banks completed to generate the final mark and pass).

3 Replies
Maria Costa-Stienstra

Hi, Charlotte.

Thank you for reaching out!

My suggestion for you would be to create a random variable (let's call it Quiznumber) with number values from 1 to 3. 

When the learner clicks the button to start the quiz, depending on the value of the variable, they will be taken to a specific draw from the question bank:

Windows 10 (1) 2022-02-03 at 9.37.17 AM

When you publish for LMS, you can track all three exams. The way multiple completion criteria works is whichever option a learner completes first is the one that gets reported to your LMS. (Only one option gets sent to the LMS, even if a learner completes multiple criteria.):

Windows 10 (1) 2022-02-03 at 9.43.16 AM

The article below will give you additional information on multiple completion criteria:

I hope this helps!

Charlotte Kisby

Hi Maria,

Thanks for your help. I have mocked up a dummy course (snapshot of storyview attached).

I have tested it on our LMS and the random selection of the 'paper' seems to be working.

I then wanted to check the results were feeding through: I can see I have passed the course when I run "Report 8" that looks for users who have passed or failed a course with or without assessments.

My initial choice was "Report 1" which is for users who have submitted and have passed or failed courses with assessments only, but I kept getting a message saying the course has no assessment. Any thoughts why this might be? I thought the fact that each of the 'papers' are marked up as final assessment should mean Report 1 was more appropriate 

Maria Costa-Stienstra

Hi, Charlotte.

Thank you for the additional information!

Those reports seem to be specific to your LMS, so it's a little difficult to know what might be causing this. My first suggestion would be to test your course with SCORM Cloud to rule out LMS issues. Check out this step-by-step article on troubleshooting with SCORM Cloud!

If you still see the same behavior there, or if you need help testing it, I recommend sharing your .story file through a support case so we can see what's going on.