Department of Chemistry
General Chemistry (CHEM 140)
Principles of Chemistry 1 (CHEM 240)
The faculty and staff
of the EU Chemistry Department want you to succeed in your chemistry
The purpose of this
diagnostic test is to help determine if you are enrolled in the
appropriate chemistry course.
The results of this test do not count toward the final grade in any course you
might take. Please contact the Chemistry Department immediately, if you have
any questions, comments, concerns, or problems about this diagnostic test!
You will be taking the quiz on-line using the
MOODLE course management system . You will log onto the system, take the test,
and receive your score all on the system.
will need to register for INTENT to Take Chemistry Placement Exam. That will get you in line to take the placement test. After you have registered for Chemistry
Intent, and only after you have registered for Chemistry Intent, you will get
an email indicating that the Diagnostic Test is available and how to log in to
o You will need your Edinboro username and password to login and take the test! If you don't have a username and password, or
don't remember them, please contact the Office of the Registrar immediately!
username is the same as the username portion of your Edinboro
University email address and has the format ab123456. Your password is
your birthday in digital format: mddyy. If your
birthday is January through September, there will be five (5) numbers in your password.
For example, if your birthday is February 8, 1985, your password would be
20885. If your birthday is October through December, there will be six (6)
numbers in your password. the format for your password is your
birthday is: mmddyy. For example, if your birthday is
October 27, 1985, your password would be 102785. There should never be a zero
as the FIRST number in your password!
you click on the link below, you will taken to the MOODLE course management
system that has been set up just for the Chemistry Diagnostic Test. Click on
the link near the middle of the page that says “Accessing the Test – Spring,
Summer or Fall.” for the semester you registered for. The next screen you see
should be the login page. Enter your login information (username and password)
and press the Login button.
o After you log in, and when you are ready to take the test, click
on the link that says “The
Chemistry Diagnostic/Placement Test”
o The next screen will remind you
that there is a 1.5 hour (90 minutes) time limit for the test. Remember, once
you start the test, you must complete it. You cannot exit the test
with the intent of finishing at a later time. When you are sure you are ready to take the test,
click the button labeled “Attempt
o One final pop-up box will appear
saying "This quiz has a time limit and is limited to 1 attempt. Are you sure
you want to take this assessment now?" If you click Yes you must complete
the entire test. You may not stop with the intent of returning to complete it
at a later time.
o If you are working through an
internet service provider (ISP) from a remote site, you might wish to open a
second Internet Explorer window to keep from having the ISP disconnect you for
inactivity. Every few minutes you'll need to something in that other window.
Check your email; refresh your home page; check the site for your favorite
hobby. Do something that makes your computer communicate with the ISP. If you
don't, the ISP may disconnect you for inactivity, and that will cause trouble!
o You should allow yourself about
an hour and a half to take the test.
o You will need a calculator and a
copy of the Periodic Table of the Elements that you can obtain by clicking
sure to press the Submit button at the end of the test to submit your answers
for grading. If you do not press that button, your answers may be lost.