Testing, Quizzing & Other Interactivity Tools

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Avancert : An end to end computer based assessment platform providing everything organizations need to deliver examinations.  Free basic version. Hosted.

CardWiki : Create flashcards together with your friends. Hosted

ClassMarker : Easy to use, online quiz maker that marks your tests and quizzes for you. Hosted

ClassMint : interactive study notes service. Hosted

 ClassTools : Create activities, quizzes and diagrams in a Flash!  Hosted

Easy Test Maker : EasyTestMaker is a FREE online test generator to help you create your tests. With Easy Test Maker you can create multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer and true and false questions all on the same test. You can also insert instructions and divide your test into multiple sections. Hosted

Education Quizzes : Effective KS2, KS3 and GCSE Revision. Hosted

eLearning Templates : Flash-based eLearning games, interactions, quizzes, PowerPoint course backgrounds, and more. Download

eNetAssess : A web based assessment tool that allows you to create and manage bespoke tests in a secure environment. Hosted

Exam Buddy : Create on-line activities, lessons, learning games, and web pages. Hosted

Exam Engine : Easily Create Database-Driven, SCORM-Compliant Exams and Surveys. Download

ExamProfessor : Web-based tool that allows you to build, embed, and manage your own exams, tests or quizzes (or drill and practice) quickly and easily. Commercial versions, Hosted

ExamView Assessment Suite : Create, administer, and manage assessments effortlessly: a complete toolset in three seamless applications Download

Hot Potatoes : Six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the Web Download

iGiveTest : A comprehensive solution for creating, administering, and providing thorough analysis of tests (quizzes, assessments, or exams) on the Internet and Intranet.Download

Igneon Test Maker : Professional software product for organizing tests and analyzing the results. Free Trial, Download

iMediaQuiz : Create web quizzes and assessments. Free Trial, Download

iQuiz Maker : Create custom quizzes for the iQuiz game for the iPod. Download

Kubbu : Create activities and quizzes for online practice, revision and testing Hosted

LearnClick : Create Online Quizzes and Gap-Filling Exercises Hosted. Free Trial

Learning Loops : is a business process (US Patent 11/642,259) which can be used to create an engaging team or solo-based card game which tests understanding of any body of factual knowledge.

Mobile Study : Create quizzes for mobile phones. Hosted.

Moodle XML Converter : A free online service which allows educators  create quizzes and glossaries for Moodle fast Hosted

Top ToolProProfs Quiz School : Perfect for making your own quiz, online tests, training, recruitment, exams, trivia or just plain fun quizzes! Hosted

Quandary : An application for creating Web-based Action Mazes – a kind of interactive case-study; the user is presented with a situation, and a number of choices as to a course of action to deal with it. Download

Quedoc : Online authoring tool, community and hosting service designed to make it easier and quicker to create a high quality WebQuest. Free Trial, Hosted

QuestGarden : Online authoring tool, community and hosting service designed to make it easier and quicker to create a high quality WebQuest. Free Trial, Hosted

Questionmark : Software to help you create, deliver and report on quizzes, tests and surveys   Integrates with many LMS products Free Trial, Download

Question Tools : An integrated suite of products that allows anyone to create online lessons, exercises, surveys, tests & exams, and automatically collect & analyse results … all without programming, scripting or HTML skills. Download/Hosted

Question Writer : Create your own quizzes and customize from 20 different templates. You can put your quiz on a disc or on the web. Look at your results online or download to Excel. Free Trial. Download

Quia Web : Create activities, quizzes, games, Web pages, surveys, and more! Free Trial, Hosted

Quiz Builder : Create educational quizzes in Flash(SWF) format that can be used on a website, as standalone EXE file or Word document. Free Trial, Download

QuizFaber : Create a multimedia quiz as a hypertext document (a HTML page) with an “engine” written in JavaScript, embedded in the HTML page Download

QuizFactor : a free quiz site.  Hosted

 Quizlet : Flash card and study games website. Hosted

QuizPoint : Quiz Point allows you to post games and quizzes to the internet quickly and easily Free Trial, Download

Quiz Revolution : QuizRevolution offers a rich solution to create online quizzes. Embed a great looking quiz widget in any website or blog without programming.Hosted

QuizStar : Create online quizzes for your students, disseminate quizzes to students, automatically grade quizzes and view the quiz results online. Hosted

Respondus : Powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Moodle, and other eLearning systems. Free Trial, Download

The Answer Pad : Engage your students with this graphical student response and assessment system for the 1:1 classroom. Suitable for BYOD. Also has iPad app TAPit Free. Hosted

ViewletQuiz : Create dynamic, customizable Flash-based surveys and assessments without the need for extensive training and development time. Free Trial, Download

WebQuiz XP : Create on-line quizzes, tests and assessments  in just a few minutes! By using an easy wizard, you can add the questions, choose the options and then set the final evaluation. FreeTrial, Download

WIMS : WWW Interactive Multipurpose Server at wims.unice.fr. Open Source. Hosted

Yacapaca : Create quizzes, surveys, tests, eportfolios and more. Hosted

Zoho Challenge : A powerful, feature-rich software that automates and streamlines online test creation, distribution and evaluation/scoring process. Free Trial, Hosted

Other interactivity tools (including games and simulation tools)

Codebaby Production Studio : Integrate reusable, high quality 3D characters into your online course or LMS, without having to hire a team of specialized animators to do the work. Download

Dipity : The easiest way to make and share interactive timelines about the people and things you care about. Hosted.

Dragster : Develop drag and drop image labelling and categorisation activities with feedback. Download

eLearning Templates : Flash-based eLearning games, interactions, quizzes, PowerPoint course backgrounds, and more. Download

Fablusi : The online role-playing simulation platform. Download.

FLV Presenter : Turn passive viewers into active participants by inserting interactive simulations, product demonstrations or scenario-based training created

FunnelBrain - free flashcards and quizzes built entirely by users. Hosted

Gameshow Presenter : To make your own training games, add music, game show host, sound effects and score tracking for up to 10 players or teams. Free Trial, Download

Jeopardy : Create an online Jeopardy template without PowerPoint. Hosted

JeLSim Builder : A toolkit for producing educational simulations. The tools are written in Java and allow the user to create Java applets which can be delivered through a standard web browser. Hosted

KDSimStudio : Easily develop and publish Simulated Conversation Interactions. Download

Media Semantics : Multimedia authoring tool lets you create animated characters that present information and interact with users. Free Trial, Download

Moowinx : Create interactive components for presentations, websites and e-learning courses. Free Trial, Download

Outstart SoftSim : Streamlines development by making it possible to create highly interactive simulations for Web and Windows-based applications, online processes and forms without any programming. Download

PowerPoint games : Games templates for PowerPoint Download

 QuizSlides : An online service that hosts multiple-choice quizzes and exams which are automatically generated from PowerPoint slides. Free for light use, Hosted.”

Random Word generator : Generates random words that can be used to stimulate creativity.  Useful for brainstorming and creativity building games

Raptivity : Library of 3D objects, virtual world interactions, games, simulations, videos and 200+ such pre-built interactions. Free Trial, Download

Scratch : Create interactive stories, animations, etc. Hosted

SitePal : Speaking avatars are an effective teaching tool, adding personality and interactivity to text-based educational content. Free Trial, Download

Stagecast : Create interactive simulations, stories, games and more. Download

StudyBlue : Make flashcards and study guides with Evernote. Download

Thinking Worlds : A rapid authoring tool for designers and non programmers to create and publish Immersive Learning Simulations. Download

TimeGlider : Web-based timeline software for creating and sharing history and project planning. Hosted

Timeline Tool : Construct an interactive timeline with audio and visual effects. Download

TimeRime : Online community that allows people to create, compare and upload information by creating timelines, and to view information uploaded by others. Hosted

What2Learn : W2L makes it easy for teachers to create interactive games and quizzes and to track student attainment. Students enjoy a host of exciting in-built rewards that will keep them engaged in their learning. Hosted

xTimeline : Explore, create and share timelines. Hosted