What is the difference between a quiz and an exam?

There are heaps of differences between the quiz- and the exam section, but the main difference is this:

The quiz format should be used for creating gamified quizzes, where you want to make it fun & challenging to take the quiz. Time is running and the main purpose is to get as many questions right as possible. Questions are shuffled & you can choose between several difficulty algorithms. A leaderboard is part of this format, obviously..  : )

The exam format is used for creating more serious tests. You can still limit the amount of time, but it's not as obtrusive as in the quiz-format. You can add explanations to the questions and answers, to reinforce the information transfer. Users can pass or fail the exam and a certificate can be reached out for completing an exam with any given score.

Read more about what an exam is.

Now there are far more - often little - differences that could be decisive factors when you need to choose between using the quiz- and the exam format. So please don't hesitate to contact us if you would like to discuss your case to help determine which format would be best for you?  : )

Just send us a mail to support@onlinequizcreator.com

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