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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is ExamRoot a better choice?

  • Every question is tied to a specific curricular outcome – part of your post exam report
  • Comprehensive rationales for each question – some rationales feature ‘common student mistakes’ and explain why alternative answer selections are not the best answer.
  • Designed to be like an actual diploma exam – a full rehearsal before the live performance; a full on scrimmage before game day
  • English multiple choice readings and questions – you can study for Part B and ExamRoot can help!
  • Social Studies multiple choice exams with cartoons and other visual sources.
  • Access and review exams after completion – see the questions and curricular outcomes you find difficulty with
  • Pause exams and log back in when you want to.
  • Continually increasing question quantities and refining our robust database – no dusty, regurgitated, not-quite-right looking questions
  • Get that grade you need. Get the diploma practice exam source. ExamRoot.

All ExamRoot diploma practice exam questions have been created with each question blueprinted to a specific course outcome - like a real diploma exam.

We endeavour to match the look and feel of an actual diploma exam.

English and Social Studies Part B Exams have sources such as political cartoons and fitting passages, and look and feel closer to what an English or Social Studies, Part B diploma exam will be like.

ExamRoot is a start-up, Alberta based venture that in a very short time has compiled an impressive quantity and quality exam items that are: original, copyright compliant, fresh, and made by Alberta teachers.

Throughout the January diploma period and towards the end of the school year, ExamRoot will be constantly seeking excellence, refining their current question database, and adding more. Consistently. Relentlessly. Always in pursuit of better - better for students.

We run our exams on industry leading software that provide students with better post exam functionality.

How do I pay for exams so that my daughter or son can start using them? 

Once you select an exam from our catalogue and proceed to checkout, our secure server payment gateway provides an easy and convenient way to purchase your study materials. We are able to accept all major credit cards.

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Who makes and reviews the exam questions?

ExamRoot questions are made by Alberta teachers with experience in teaching the course and writing for the questions in which they contracted to make questions. All questions go through an ongoing, quality control process by teachers with a knack for making high quality, valid exams. A practice exam written today, could likely be better in even a few days!

Why is it the exams and software look more attractive, and provide more options – like post exam reports that can be continually revisited – unlike other exam prep products?

ExamRoot partners with industry leaders in online testing to provide users with the most effective and seamless, user experience.

Can I see what questions look like and what it's like to take an exam?

For sure. Easy! Just click the blue "Try our Demo" button on the ExamRoot.ca home page! You can also sign-up for our question of the day by clicking Sign Up on the ExamRoot.ca homepage! This is fun, and we also give away prizes through this ExamRoot feature!

Do you have any materials we can put up in our school or in our newsletter to let our students know about this diploma exam prep tool?

No problem! Just email info@examroot.ca and we'll be glad to email or standard mail out materials if you have not already received any electronic or paper resources. If you would like an electronic file to post on your website or otherwise, feel free to contact us to ask for any sort of promotional information that can help you communicate the value of ExamRoot to your school community! 

Is this site run by the Government?

ExamRoot questions are made by Alberta teachers with experience in teaching the course and writing for the questions in which they are contracted to make questions. All questions go through an ongoing, quality control process by teachers with a knack for making high quality, valid exams. A practice exam written today, could likely be better in even a few days!

Do I only get to take one practice exam with my purchase?

Our exams configured and set at larger question sizes (e.g. 60 questions in Social Studies) are set-up to mirror the multiple choice, diploma exam format, as closely as possible. Once you purchase and finish this exam, you can come back and review. Students can pause an exam in the course of completing it, and return to finish where they left off! This is the same advantage that can be accessed by a student in a case such as a home internet connection being lost temporarily.

Who is ExamRoot?

ExamRoot is a division of Retrofit Learning Inc., a recently incorporated Alberta venture, owned and operated by a current, licensed, Alberta teacher. ExamRoot.ca is the primary development foci of Retrofit at the present, supporting students by getting a full rehearsal before diploma day, and by independently or in class, reviewing answer explanations that get at the logic of how to look at a diploma question, as well as be able to deduce the correct or best answer from the availabel choices. ExamRoot endeavours to use funds from this venture for future educational projects to better support students in preparing for the most significant challenges we will face as humanity, now and in the future. 

Can I share my account with my friend?

Your purchase enables a single user to access your account. For security reasons, and to ensure you personally benefit from the dynamic exam features ExamRoot offers, accounts are for single, individual use. Although rare, ExamRoot reserves the right to suspend accounts indicating patterns of multi-person use.”

After I purchase, do you send me a CD?

ExamRoot focuses on maximizing online testing tools and potential for the benefit of the student. Currently, we do not produce or ship, CD or print copies.

Does your site keep track of my score?

Yes! Our site keeps track of every exam you take, the answers that you select, and the scores for each exam. It also gives you performance benchmarks and lets you know how you are doing in all areas.

Can I review the exams that I take?

Yes. You can open and review any of your exams in your exam history. Just as you were taking the exam, you can open your exam and view the answers you selected, and whether you got them right or wrong, as well as review full answer solutions and explanatory notes! 

Can I pause my exam, and come back to it later?

Yes! An exam can be paused at any time for later use. When you are ready to continue your exam, simply go into exam history, select your paused exam , and continue on.

How do I get help?

You can obtain help by using the support link on the menu, and sending a support request to us.

What happens if I forget my username or password?

If you cannot remember your login information, click HERE and we will send that information to you to the email address you signed up with.