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An item bank is a collection of a lot of items for test management. The development of the item bank is coupled with test development and test management. It begins with studying the user’s requirements, preparation of the items, item bank design, item storing in the item bank, trials and improvements until the items are usable. Using computer technology in the design of the item bank enables the test execution to be automatic and it is easy to develop tests. The test results are analyzed and information is collected effectively for further educational benefits. A precaution is that to safeguard the items and to develop the item bank is costly.
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