Quiz-Buddy 4.0

Reviewed by Ruheen Kaur

"Learn more in less time with your Quiz-Buddy!"

Overview

The best way to judge your preparation for a test or exam is to take mock tests but then searching through books and online materials can eat up your valuable time. Quiz-Buddy can save your day as this software is a test preparation tool which guides you in vocabulary learning, mathematic practice tests, learning foreign language, and much more. You can take the quiz yourself or for your students in different modes, namely- multiple choice questions, True/False, and fill-in. There are around 110 readymade quizzes (related to addition, fractions, energy sources etc) included in this tool and another benefit of this tool is that you can create your own quizzes with text, images, and sound.

Installation

Installation process is straightforward and it involves no unpleasant offers or irrelevant tools. It is suggested to close other application before starting installation. Details to be confirmed from the user’s end are: the setup destination location, Start Menu folder location, and whether the tool needs to be launched right away or not. Quiz-Buddy works with all Window versions (98/2000/Me/XP/Vista/7/8).

Interface

Graphical interface of this software is simple, intuitive, and pleasant. On opening it for the first time, the study mode has to be selected which includes readymade tests for various subjects like Chinese, Energy, English-spelling, Geography, Math, and many more. After the subject selection, a question and its multiple-choice options are displayed on the screen, followed by next questions on each remaining screen. A sound is played each time on loading a question or on selecting answers, for instance, for a right answer, applause or a Wow! sound is made which makes taking tests more fun.

Pros

  • Quiz-Buddy is an easy-to-use program and is ideal for test preparation at home as well as in schools; it comes with over 110 readymade tests covering different subjects including SAT, Portuguese, Math, English, Geography, Italian, and many more
  • You have the freedom to choose from various quiz modes other than multiple-choice, and these modes are fill-in, True/False, and matching
  • A feature of Quiz-Buddy which other similar programs lack is that it lets you create your own quizzes with great ease. What’s even more intriguing is that you can add image and sound to your question and sound to your answers
  • During a busy day, you can continue to learn and practice with this program as it enables you to export your quizzes and use them with Quiz-Buddy for Palm OS
  • The quizzes can also be exported to different files such as HTML files, Text files, and QB Text files
  • Another beneficial feature of this program is that it can create printable tests and print flashcards as well
  • You can alter the look and feel of Quiz-Buddy by choosing from a vast range of skins (or themes) like cosmo, green, hardware, and so on
  • There are multiple options under ‘View’ menu to configure your tests like sound schemes for questions, answer selection (predefined or random), background picture, layout style, and more advanced settings
  • Sit back and relax by playing the slideshow for all the questions and simply concentrate on your learning

Cons

  • While loading a new question, the window seems to hang sometimes
  • Help or tutorials do not work and the online Help option redirects to ‘About Us’ page

Alternatives

Moodle (acronym for ‘Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment’) is a very good alternative for Quiz-Buddy. This free software can be used in multiple types of environments like education, training, and business. ┬áIt offers many useful features including Grading, Wiki, Online quiz, Gamification, Online Calendar, and more.

Conclusion

This award-winning program is indeed a buddy for the all students studying at primary or secondary level. Loaded with pre-defined quizzes and an easy-to-use interface, Quiz-Buddy is an enjoyable medium to learn new things and to prepare for oncoming examinations. All these factors make this program highly recommendable for all the students.

Requirements: Windows 98 or better

What's new in this version: New Version

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Antivirus information

Download3K has downloaded and tested Quiz-Buddy on 20 May 2014 with some of Today's best antivirus engines and you can find below, for your convenience, the scan results:
  • Avast:

    Clean
  • Avira:

    Clean
  • Kaspersky:

    Clean
  • NOD32:

    Clean
Quiz-Buddy Antivirus Report
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