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How to change test settings?

Interview Mocha lets you customize the test settings through which you can decide on the difficulty level of the test, negative marking, cut off percentage and the test name as well.

Let us learn more about those settings

  • Click “My Tests” tab in the top panel
  • Select the test, click the test name
  • Click “Settings” from the top tab

There are 4 settings available

1. Test Settings

2. Report Settings

3. Test Instructions

4. Candidate Reports

1. Test Settings

a. Test Name – It is the name given to the test by you or by your teammate.

b. Test Alias Name- It is the test name that you want to show to the candidates in the communication emails or while writing the test.


Advanced Test Setting



Note: You may write the test name for the reference of your team but while presenting it to the candidate we suggest, it should be the job role he/she has applied for.
Other options of Test settings will help you to make the test easy/ difficult even without changing the questions!

c. Type of test

There are two types of tests that determines how the questions will appear to the candidates while writing the test.

Multiple questions with the mark for review option

Here the candidate will have the access to view all the questions on the test screen. At a glance, candidates can see all the questions one by one and choose which one to answer first. Moreover, candidates can mark questions for review. Below is the image of how the Mark for Review option appears on the test platform. There are the color codes for the reference which include questions not attempted, correct questions, questions marked for review & questions attempted.


Types of Tests


Single Questions

Here, the candidate will be able to see only one question at a time. So to attempt the next question, candidate has to skip or answer the current one which indirectly makes the test difficult.

Single Question


d. Cut off Percentage

You can customize the grading categories.

Click Save the Test Settings after any changes

e. Practice Test

You have the option of allowing the candidates to take a practice test right before they appear for the actual test. The practice test will contain sample questions to familiarize the candidate with the test platform. If it's a coding test, the practice test will contain 01 coding questions, for another skill test, the practice test will contain 10 sample MCQ, MAQ, fill in the blanks type of questions.

You can also check

What are Question Settings

What are the cheating prevention measures for tests

How to manage display messages that appear during the tests

For any queries, write to us at support@interviewmocha.com