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QuestionBank

Exams change lives, so the quality of the questions deserves just as much attention as the answers. Are you asking the right ones? Our exam questions and item banking software will make sure you are.

Over the years, you’ll build up a bank of hundreds, even thousands of questions that you return to whenever you create a new exam. QuestionBank makes managing and analysing the performance of these questions easy – and speeds up the process of adding more when you need to.


The benefits of QuestionBank software

This versatile technology gives you:

  • Confidence in the quality and validity of your assessments.
  • Time. No more unwieldy Word documents or unreliable systems, just a quick and efficient item banking solution. 
  • The power to interrogate the performance of every question and weed out the ones that aren’t working.
  • The control to drive up quality, ensuring each exam offers the right content and the appropriate degree of difficulty.
  • Essential feedback through detailed statistics and analysis.

Key features

  • Create, manage and optimise your examinations
  • Map questions to particular curriculum and learning outcomes
  • Improves the quality of assessments
  • Supports Multiple Choice Questions, Short Written Answer, OSCEs and more
  • Allows the importing of existing question libraries
  • Remote authoring
  • Advanced, in-depth statistical analysis
  • Seamless integration with MultiQuest or CliniQuest
  • Intuitive design – no IT skills required

View the full list of key features here


Designing a new exam: a simple step-by-step process

  1. Import existing question libraries into the item banking software or simply copy and paste.
  2. Give each question a status, category, sub category or keyword for easy retrieval. You can also link and group them.
  3. Compile new exams through a variety of different search options, from simple manual browsing to advanced statistical searches.
  4. Use the helpful Blueprinting function for an overview of the finished exam to ensure the relevant areas of the syllabus are covered fairly.
  5. Import to MultiQuest or CliniQuest for exam processing.

Comprehensive reporting and analysis

The information you need is at your fingertips. With a little help from MultiQuest or CliniQuest, you can build up a detailed performance history of every question on the QuestionBank item banking system.

Choose how you want to display the statistics – graphically or numerically – and use that information to create clear, concise, conclusive reports – quickly.

What our customers are saying

"We’ve used Speedwell products for as long as I can remember - the software is simple and very accessible. We don’t have a huge in-house IT resource, so the ease of use plus the support available from the Speedwell team if we need it means that jobs that used to take days now take a fraction of the time.”
Gaynor Jones, Head of Medical Student Administration, University College London