What is it?
In the “Answer short question” task, you will see the audio recorder box on your screen. After 3 seconds, a recording will start to play and you will hear somebody asking you a question. When the recording has finished, the microphone will immediately start recording your answer after only 1 second. You’ll have 1o seconds to give your answer of one or a few words (unless you remain silent, in which case the microphone will stop recording after 3 seconds). Here is what you will see on your screen:
What does it test?
- Correct or Incorrect Response: If you use the appropriate word(s) to answer the question, you will get credit. No credit is given for no response or an incorrect response.
For tips on how to succeed at this task, click here.