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Creating Question Pools: A Strategy for Balanced Assessments

Building a diverse and comprehensive question pool on Codejudge is essential for designing effective assessments that cater to various skill levels and topics. 

In this article, learn how to curate, organise, and manage a robust question pool, ensuring that your evaluation process remains versatile, engaging, and aligned with your assessment goals.

Step 1: Login to the Codejudge recruiter account and navigate to the "Questions" section. Click on the "Question Pools" tab, and you can create question pools only for MCQ, Programming and SQL. And click on the Create Question Pool button.

Step 2: On clicking the Create Question Pool button, it allows you to enter Pool Name, Question Type, Skill/Languages, Difficult Type, Points and Duration of the questions. This process is the same for MCQ, Programming and SQL type questions.

Step 3: You can add questions of different difficulty levels in this pool. Add the number of questions that you wish to add for a particular difficulty level. By default, it will auto select the questions based on the number of questions mentioned.

Step 4: In case you wish to choose your own questions, then click on Manual-select and select/de-select the questions you wish to add to the pool.

Step 5: Click on the View/Edit Question Pool which will display all the questions available in the Codejudge library. You can add them to the test by clicking on the Add To Test button. After adding the question click on Save and Publish button.

Step 6: After publishing, it will be displayed in the Questions Pool homepage. You can still edit, delete or unpublish the question pool at any time. Follow these steps for SQL and Programming questions.

Step 7: This question pool can be used in any test simply by following these steps:

  1. During the test creation, click on the Questions section where you can add the pool to test by clicking on Add Pool button.

Step 8: On clicking the Add Pool button, it will take you to the page where you can add questions from the pool by selecting Type. Then you can see the number of questions present in each difficulty level. You can enter the number of questions you wish to add to this out of these questions.

Note: Codejudge allows you to add up to 10 MCQ pools into the test and only 1 programming and 1SQL pool to the test. And after adding questions, click on the publish test button.

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