An overview:

Classical Scoring (99% of our tests)

Single Choice questions + Numerical questions + True or False

Multiple Choice questions

Custom Weighted Scoring

Single Choice questions

Multiple Choice questions

# 1. Classical scoring (99% of our tests)

**Single Choice questions + Numerical questions + True or False**

There is only 1 correct answer per question → if the candidate selects it, then the candidate has 1 point.

If the candidate selects an incorrect answer then they will have zero points.

Then we calculate = **total number of points per question / the number of questions.**

**Multiple Choice questions**

There are both correct and incorrect answers for each question.

Calculation of the score = **Number of correct answers / total number of correct answers - number of wrong answers * 0.5 (with at least 0 point)**

Example : Answer 1: Correct, Answer 2: Correct, Answer 3: Incorrect

=> I answer 1 + 3 = 1/2 - 1 * 0.5 = 0

=> I answer 1 = 1/2 - 0 * 0.5 = 0.5

=> I answer 1 + 2 = 2/2 - 0 *0.5 = 1

=> I answer 3 = 0 /2 - 1 * 0.5 = 0

Then we calculate = **the total number of points per question / the number of questions.**

# 2. Custom Weighted scoring

The following tests are concerned by this scoring type:

Team Management

Negotiation

Some custom activities for our clients

Using this method, we consider that there are some answers 'better than others'; so each answer will have its own score.

## Single Choice questions

Calculation of the score = **Number of points of the chosen answer / Score of the answer that has the maximum points.**

## Example:

Answer 1 = 3 points

Answer 2 = 2 points

Answer 3 = 0 points

Answer 4 = 2 points

Answer 5 = 1 point

My answer is 2, so my score is : 2/3

Calculation of the global score of the test : **add up the total number of score per question divided by the number of questions.**

## Multiple Choice questions

Calculation of the score per question = **Sum of the points of the selected answers / Sum of the total points of all (positive) answers**

With a possibility to put negative points. (There is a penalty for wrong answers but the candidate's score cannot go below 0%).

## Example :

Answer 1 = 3 points

Answer 2 = 3 points

Answer 3 = 2 points

Answer 4 = -1 point

Answer 5 = 0 point

My answer is 2 and 3, so I have 5 points / 8 points = 62% for this question.

Calculation of the global score of the test : **We add up the total number of score per question divided by the number of questions**

In order to better understand this scoring method and to help our clients to put their “weightings”, you can use the following simulator:

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