Categories in Q-Bank provide a folder-like structure useful for organising questions into broad topics. Questions can be associated with up to three Categories, at any level. The number of questions available in each Category is indicated in brackets following the category name (this count is also limited by the Scope of the search, which by default will show only questions which are in your own Q-Bank and not in the Institution or Global Q-Banks).
Q-Bank supports three levels of Question category, of which the top level is fixed (it doesd have a catch-all "Other" category at the end of the list). In the top level, a range of broad topics follows common academic divisions:
Selecting the "+" symbol to the left of any of these categories opens a second level of hierarchy "under" the first. For example, under the top level category "Business Studies" can be found four 2nd-level categories:
Categories: Xorro-Q, Facilitators.