Cloning tests

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NOTE: When you clone a test, any associated test forms are not cloned. For more information, read Cloning test forms.

In Surpass, you can clone existing tests to create new tests. This lets you create duplicate tests with identical test and delivery settings.

This article explains how to clone tests in Surpass.

In this article

1. Go to the Tests screen

To clone a test, go to Test Creation > Tests.

For more information about the Tests screen, read About the Tests screen.

2. Choose your test

Select the relevant test in Tests grid.

Select Edit Test to open the Edit Test dialog.

In the Edit Test dialog, select Allow use as template in the General Settings tab. This allows the test to be cloned.

Select OK to return to the Tests screen.

3. Clone existing test

Select Create Test to create a new test.

In the Create Test dialog, select Clone Existing Test.

NOTE: Select Create New Test to create a new test. For more information, read Creating tests.

4. Define the source

Choose the test you want to clone. Filter by subject to find tests available for cloning.

Option Description
Subject Choose the subject that contains the test you want to clone. 
Available Test

Choose the test you want to clone.

NOTE: Only tests with the Allow use as template setting enabled appear in this list.

5. Define the destination

Choose where you want to save the cloned test. Enter a test name and a test reference.

NOTE: Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.
Option Description

The subject that contains the cloned test.

Test Name* The cloned test’s name.
Test Ref.* The cloned test’s alphanumeric reference code. This must be unique. 
Content is

Choose the test’s content type, either On-screen for computer tests or Paper for paper-based tests.

IMPORTANT: Content is only applies to subjects containing ContentProducer items.

6. Save your cloned test

Select OK to create your cloned test. You can configure your test’s settings in the Edit Test dialog. For more information, read About test settings.

Further reading

Now you know how to clone tests in Surpass, read the following articles to learn more: