Online examinations, sometimes referred as e-examinations, are the examinations conducted through the internet or in an intranet (if within the Organization) for a remote candidate (s). Most of the examinations issue results as the candidate finish the examination, when there is an answer processing module also included with the system. Candidate is given a limited time to answer the questions and after the time expiry the answer paper is disabled automatically and answers sent to the examiner. The examiner will evaluate answers, either through automated process or manually and the results will be sent to the candidate through email or made available in the web site.
The best thing about multiple choice tests is that they require much less time than some written tests where you have to prove your point of view or explain it in details. This gives a better opportunity to assess the extent of your knowledge. As it was found, multiple choice tests usually take 4 times less time to complete and that makes them a better assessment tool.