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Practical Web Technologies by V. Lau, P. K. Yuen

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15.4. Practical CGI applications with Perl

15.4.1. Online examinations and marking

Online examinations or testing is not a feature exclusively reserved by schools or colleges. Many marketing research firms and agencies also use this feature to get results for their clients. The online examination page that we are going to develop has the following features:

  • Flexible and easy to add or change questions and answers.

  • Returns results to user immediately.

  • Leaves a permanent record of all results on the server.

  • Provides a simple statistical file on the server for the analysis of the results.

To simplify the implementation, all questions are of multiple-choice type. The interface part is listed below:

Example. ex15–12.htm – Online Exam. And Marking ...

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