TESTS: How do I Set Up a Partial Credit Question on a Test?

Blackboard Instructors may follow the steps below to set up a Partial Credit Question on a test.

  1. Enter your Blackboard Course Site.
  2. Under Control Panel click Course Tools to expand the menu options then click Tests, Surveys and Pools.
  3. Click Tests.
  4. Locate the Test and select the drop-down arrow located to the right of the test name and then select Edit.
  5. Locate the question on your Test and select the drop-down arrow located to the right of the question title and then click Edit.
  6. Under Options, check the checkbox to Allow Partial Credit.
  7. Check Allow Negative Scores for Incorrect Answers.
  8. Under Answers, enter positive Partial Credit percentage values for the correct answers (e.g. 50) and negative Partial Credit percentage values for incorrect answers (e.g. -50).
  9. Check the Correct Answers and then click Submit.

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