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Foundations of Reading and General Curriculum Tests for North Carolina

Computer-Based Testing Tutorials

These tutorials can give you a sense of what you will see when you begin your test at a Pearson Professional Center.

CBT Tutorials

On-Screen CBT Tutorial

Preview the on-screen tutorial that you will see before you begin your test. This tutorial includes information about how to navigate through a test, how to select your answers, and how to end the test.

Interactive CBT Tutorial

Practice using the CBT functions that will be available during your test, including navigating through a test, selecting your answers, and using on-screen calculators, accessibility features, and reference materials.

Screen Color and Font Adjustment

These features, as noted in the interactive tutorial, are included in all computer-based tests.

color scheme and font menuThe right-hand corner of a computer-based test screen is shown. There are two menus highlighted, one that reads Normal Color Scheme and one that reads Small Font. Normal Color Scheme has selections for a variety of text and background color combinations, and Small Font has selections for enlarging the font size of the display to 125%, 150%, 175%, and 200%.
  • The Normal Color Scheme menu allows you to select a different font color and background color combination
  • The Small Font menu allows you to increase the font size in predefined percentages
  • Note that these specifications cannot be adjusted during any portion of a test that includes audio components.