does the software works?
Software-Author Engine is used to input
questions into the exam database. Later the exam
database is imported into the CBT Software- Exam
Engine and used by the instructor to
administrate the exam. The Author Engine is free
to download and use.
2. Who can use the
CBT Software-Author Engine can
be used by individual authors or any
institutions / Companies to create Computer
Based Test Database containing various questions
CBT Software-Exam Engine can be
used by instructors to present candidates with
Computer Based Test using their own Question
Database created using CBT Software Author
3. What are the minimum system
requirements to install the product?
platforms: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 ,
Windows 10 (32bit/64 bit)
50 MB free space 1GHz CPU
256 MB RAM 800x600 screen resolution Active
4. Is the demo
The demo version of
the products is just for trial and it includes
limited features only.
5. Do we need to
buy author engine software?
engine software is available for free download.
6. How can i move
my already created exams from one version of
author to another?
use following steps to move already created
exams from one version of CBT Author engine to another:
Step 1 : Start Author 1.0
and Export all the Exams that are created. To
Export Exams follow these steps.
Start Author 1.0 and in main window click
1.2 From “Select the Exam” drop down select
one exam to export.
1.3 Next select a location to export the
exam and click “OK”
1.4 Once the exam is Exported successfully,
repeat same for all other exams created.
Step 2: Uninstall Author 1.0
and install Author 1.1 after downloading from
Step 3: Start
Author 1.1 and from main window click “Import
Step 4 : Browser to
location where you had saved the exported exam
and select the file. [Exported exam will have
Once the exam is Imported successfully you
can start using the exam to add/edit/delete
questions. Repeat same steps to import any other
7. I need an activation
key. Where can I get one?
thing is you will need to purchase the software
to request the key. And also there is an option
to activate automatic once the product is
purchased and installed. In case automatic
activation is not possible, then you may have to
send a mail to: email@example.com and you will
receive the activation key to your mail-id
within 48 hours. For more details read Product
question types are supported by the software?
Multiple choice single
answer (MCQA) and Multi Answer (MCMA)
Drag-n-drop (Image and
Text) : Text Drag and Drop can be used for
interactive Match the Following type
questions, where as Image Drag and Drop
allows to identify multiple components on
the image provided in questions.
Hot spot type: here
the candidate needs to identify the correct
spot/component on an exhibit
Testlet type: Here the
candidate needs to answer two or more
questions after reading a passage or a
Fill in the blanks: In
this type of question candidate is given a
phrase ,sentence or paragraph with one or
more blank spaces. Candidate must type
correct answers in provided blank spaces to
complete the phrase ,sentence or paragraph.
9. Is the software
configurable? What configuration options are
It is possible to
configure several of the exam options including
Number of questions in
the exam (or quiz): The total number of
questions that should be available in each
Random or sequential :
Instructor can select if questions present
in the DB should be presented to candidate
in sequential or random order. Feature for
randomizing of answer options for each
question is also available.
Exam Time : Instructor
can set the Time allowed to the candidate
for completing the exam
Pause Timer :
Instructor can allow/deny pausing of the
exam timer by the candidate while taking
Question Bookmaking :
Instructor can allow/deny bookmaking of the
questions. Bookmarked questions cab be
viewed separately during the exam. Candidate
can also view ONLY bookmarked questions
after the exam.
10. How the
licensing works? Does it expire?
For any products, the only license option
available is a single-user license for which
support is provided up to one year.
11. Do you provide discounts for
multiple license purchases?
we provide discounts for bulk purchases. Please
direct your queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
12. How do I report any Bug or request
If you experience
any problem in using the software or if you want
to request any feature you can reach us at