Online Test Directions

ELPA21

How to Move Through the Test

Pause Rules

Overview of Test Screen

Sample Test Page

Tools

You can use these tools by clicking on the buttons at the top of the test page.

Tools Description

Questions drop-down list

questions drop-down list

Click the box next to "Questions" to move to a different question. If you mark a question for review, then it will be labeled "marked."

Back and Next

navigation buttons

Click the [Back] and [Next] buttons to move between screens.

  • Click the [Back] button to go back to the previous question or screen.
  • Click the [Next] button to go to the next question or screen.

Save

save button

The [Save] button lets you save your work when answering a question. Your answers are saved when you move to another question. You do not have to use the [Save] button.

End Test

end test button

The [End Test] button only shows on the screen with the last test question.

Click the [End Test] button after completely answering all the test questions.

Check with your teacher before clicking the [End Test] button.

Help

Help button

Click the [?] button to open these Online Test Directions.

Volume Control

System Settings Icon

Click the [Volume Control] button System Settings Icon to change the audio volume.

Pause

pause button

Click the [Pause] button pause button in the upper-right corner to pause the test. If you pause the test, then you will be logged out.

Check with your teacher before clicking the [Pause] button.

Zoom

zoom buttons

Click the [Zoom Out] button to make the words on the screen smaller.

Click the [Zoom In] button to make the words on the screen bigger.

Menu

You can use the Menu by clicking the three lines context menu button .

Menu Description

Tutorial

tutorial tool

Click [Tutorial] to see a short video. The video shows how to answer that type of question.

Notepad

notepad tool

Click [Notepad] to type notes for a question. After you type your note, click [Save and Close]. A pencil picture note icon then shows up next to the question number.

Mark for Review

mark for review tool

Click [Mark for Review] on questions you want to look at again later. The box around the question number changes to show a flap in the corner marked question number and a flag picture flag icon shows next to the question number.

Highlighter

highlighter tool

The [Highlight Selection] tool highlights words. There are two ways to highlight.

1: Left-click and drag across words you want to highlight. Then right-click on the words and choose [Highlight Selection].

2: Left-click and drag across words you want to highlight. Then click the Menu and select [Highlight Selection].

Use [Remove Highlight] to remove some highlighting. Left-click and drag across the highlighting you want to remove. Then choose [Remove Highlight].

Use [Reset Highlighting] to remove all highlighting.

Pictures cannot be highlighted.

Other Tools

You can use these tools on some questions.

Other Tools Description

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Left Arrow Icon Right Arrow Icon

Some screens have information on the left side and questions on the right side.

  • Click the Right Arrow Icon button to make the left side wider. This can make the information easier to see. Click the Left Arrow Icon button to go back to the normal view.
  • Click the Left Arrow Icon button to make the right side wider. This can make the questions easier to see. Click the Right Arrow Icon button to go back to the normal view.