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How do I add all items or a random set from an item bank to an assessment in Gauge?

You can add multiple items to an assessment from an item bank in Gauge. These items display in random order. Depending on the number of items you include from an item bank, students may view different items when taking their assessment.

You can also add individual items from an item bank.

Open Assessment

Click the title of an assessment

Open Item Banks

Click the Item Banks button.

Open Item Bank

Open Item Bank

Click the name of an item bank.

Add Multiple Items

Add Multiple Questions

Click the Add All/Random button.

Edit Item Bank Settings

By default, an assessment includes all items from the item bank and will award one point per question. To edit these settings, click the Edit icon.

View Item Bank Settings

To change the item bank, click the Select the destination bank menu [1].

To use all items from the item bank, select the Use all questions option [2]. To randomly select a specific number of items, select the Randomly select questions option [3] and enter the number of items to use in the Number of questions field [4].

To adjust the amount of points awarded per question, enter the number in the Points per question field [5]. To save your settings, click the Done button [6].

View Items

View the items from your bank. You can view the assessment numbers that will be represented by items [1], the item bank used [2], and the amount of points per question to be awarded [3].

To move the items, click the Move icon [4]. To delete the item bank questions, click the Delete icon [5].