Answer Sheet

Answer Sheet

What are Optical Answer Sheets

OMR Answer Sheets

Optical Answer sheets are paper forms that are able to be scanned to automatically process hand made response marks in checkboxes into computer data.

Optical Mark Recognition Scanners or OMR software on a computer can detect and capture people’s hand made marks filled into checkboxes printed on plain paper. This is the fastest way to capture multiple choice question data from fill in the bubble answer sheets.

The Bubble Answer sheets are regularly used in education for standardized exams, tests and assessments.

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Image: An answer sheet printed on plain paper can be scanned with your regular scanner and processed with OMR Software on your PC or laptop computer.

How to Create an OMR Answer sheet Template

An Answer sheet Template is created and used to print the answer sheets onto plain white paper.

How to Print Optical Answer Sheets

Print optical mark answer sheets with a lazer printer to avoid smudging of the form. This is because Optical mark recognition needs a very clear scanned image of the page to avoid errors happening with detection.

Instructions for Filling in Answer Sheet Bubbles

Candidates should fill in OMR Answer sheet checkbox bubbles fully using a dark pen or pencil. Instructional Clipart Images can be added to the Answer Sheet template as a guide for the proper technique to shade in the answer bubbles.

Scanning Optical Answer Sheets

Returned Answer sheet papers, are scanned using a standard document scanner, and the filled in answer bubbles are automatically captured. The most cost effective way to scan and read answer sheets is with Optical Mark Recognition SoftwareRequiring only a pc, a laser printer and a decent scanner, is used to create optical answer sheets and automatically capture the values of checkboxes that have been filled in by the respondents. A much less expensive option to traditional OMR readers

Automatic Reading of Optical Answer Sheets

OMR reading of scanned optical answer sheets is done at a rate of around 30 pages per minute.

Optical mark recognition OMR Software automatically recognises compatible answer sheets that were printed from the OMR answer sheet template made for the software.

Once the page has been recognised, the software very quickly determines which checkboxes contain a dark mark, captures the value of each of the filled in checkboxes and stores the captured information ready for export to a spreadsheet or other data management software.

Image: An Answer sheet exam paper is printed from an answer sheet template, which is designed using the built in OMR software, answer sheet editor. *Image: Easily Create Printable Optical answer sheets with Multiple Choice or single choice checkbox bubbles

  • Add an ID grid of checkbox bubbles to your Answer sheet template, to capture filled in ID numbers.

  • Add a text area similar to Mail Merge to print a unique form for each candidate.

Create Your Own Optical Answer Sheets

Make your own Custom Answer Sheet Templates.

Image: Free Sample Optical Answer Sheet 100 Question OMR Answer Sheet

Create OMR Answer Sheets and Print with a Laser Printer

Why constantly pay for specially printed Optical Answer sheets when you can Create and print your own for multiple choice tests, exams, quizzes, evaluations and assessments.

The multiple choice checkbox response OMR answer sheet forms you are using now can be easily Re-created in the OMR form editor so they can be scanned to automatically capture the checkbox response data with OMR software.

The Free OMR Software trial gives you 30 days to try out the answer sheet template editor, which makes it easy to add the checkbox bubbles and barcode to create your own custom scannable OMR form template. The full version OMR Software free trial is cross platform for Windows, Mac or Linux.

Image: A Document Scanner with an automatic paper feeder is used for fast answer sheet scanning and produces clearly scanned answer sheet images that can be quickly and accurately processed with OMR software.

Free Sample Answer sheets Download and Print a range of differently designed Answer Sheets to print on Letter size paper or A4 size Paper - 20 question answer sheets; 40 question answer sheets; 50 question answer sheets and 100 question answer sheets.