About source material

You can add source material to items in Item Authoring. Source material are files that candidates need to refer to when answering a question. Source material is added to the question stem and is not visible until candidates select a button. You can use the following media as source material:

  • A DOCX file
  • A PDF file
  • A TXT file
  • An XLSX file
  • A ZIP file
  • A custom HTML file (HTML source material)
  • An approved webpage (URL source material)
  • Images
  • Audio
  • Video

Follow the links to learn more about source material in Surpass.

For more information about using media in Surpass, read About the Surpass media library.