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Database modeling question

Question asked by jaykoo511 on May 4, 2017
Latest reply on May 5, 2017 by fmpdude

I am a newbie so please have mercy on me.

 

I want to score students' tests using FileMaker.  Here is what I envision:  Import student responses from a test with 200 questions and then compare the students' responses against the master answer list.  There are different master answer lists for different tests.

 

I am assuming that a master answer list should be a record in a table of just master answer lists.  For example, if there are 15 different versions of the test, there should be 15 records in this table, each representing an answer key for a different test.

 

I am also assuming that students' responses should be kept in a different table with similar fields as the table described above.

 

Here is my question:  How do i compare a record from the student's response with the record from the master answer list, if the data is in different tables?

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