What is a Test bank?

A Test bank is a ready-made electronic testing resource that can be customized by lecturers for their teaching.


Written by an OUP author, it is tailored to the contents of an individual textbook. Feedback is often provided on answers given by students, containing page references to the book.


Questions can be any of the following types:


• Multiple choice

• Multiple response

• True/false

• Fill in the blank

• Matching

• Essay/short answer

Test banks are available in a number of software formats to cater for a wide range of users, and are password-protected to ensure that only lecturers gain access.