Managing Quizzes

by Matthew Allen

Quiz Management enables users to easily edit or clone existing quizzes, and create new ones. This article will cover:

  • How to create a new quiz
  • How to edit a quiz
  • How to clone a quiz

Quizzes can also be created and edited within a course lesson

  • Note: If you are invited as a Content Manager, the list of quizzes will be limited to only the courses to which you have access or quizzes you've created.

Overview of Quiz Management

From Course Management, click on 'Quizzes' to access Quiz Management:


How to create a quiz

  1. Click New Quiz from the top-right of the Quiz Management page:
  2. You will be placed on the quiz creator page. Here, you'll see the fields:
    • Name: Enter a name for this quiz.
    • Description: Enter a description if you choose. This appears before a user starts the quiz.
  3. Expand the Settings to edit Quiz settings:
    • *Passing Score: Set the percentage required to pass and choose whether to show the results when as student fails a quiz.
    • *Max quiz attempts: Set the maximum attempts a user can take to complete the quiz.
    • Require correct response to proceed: User must get a question correct before going on to the next.
    • Randomize Questions: Randomize the order of questions within this quiz and create a question bank that surfaces a select number of questions within a quiz. Additionally, limit the number of questions that are randomly presented to a student.
    • Randomize Answers: Randomize the order of answers for multiple choice or multiple answer question types.Screen_Shot_2018-01-25_at_2.25.16_PM.png
  4. Next, you can add questions. Select "Add Question" and choose Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer, or Fill in the blank.
    • If choosing Multiple Choice
      1. Input your question
      2. Input answer choices, selecting which is correct
      3. Click Add Answer to add more answer choices for a question
    • If you choose Fill in the blank:
      • Input your question
      • Input your acceptable answers
      • Click Add Answer to add more answer choices for a question
      • Choose whether the answers must be case sensitive

    • If you choose Multiple Answer:
      • Input your question
      • Input your acceptable answers, selecting which are correct
      • Click Add Answer to add more answer choices for a question
  5. Continue selecting Add question until your quiz contains all of your questions.
    • Click the X to remove an answer, or to remove the entire question.
    • Scroll to the top to select "Change Order" to drag and drop the questions into your preferred order.
  6. When you have added all of your questions and answers, click Save. While you're working, you can also click Save and continue editing to remain on the quiz page.
  7. After saving, you'll return to the lesson page. Here, you can add a summary and attach downloadable content (optional).
  8. You can also see a preview of your quiz on the lesson page.
  9. When done, click Save Lesson. 

* Notes:

If you choose Require correct response to proceed, the following is the student experience when an incorrect response is submitted:

If you use this feature along with Max quiz attempts, this will result in the "Take this quiz again" option no longer being available after the max attempts have been utilized:

And, if you grant a certificate upon course completion, the student must pass the quiz (including score, and within amount of attempts) to receive a certificate.

How to edit a quiz

If you've already created a quiz, but need to edit it:

  1. Navigate to Quiz Management
  2. Click on the quiz title
  3. Make your necessary changes, and click Save 


How to clone a quiz

Cloning will create a new copy of the quiz including all of its questions:

  1. Navigate to Quiz Management
  2. Click on the 'Clone' icon Screen_Shot_2018-06-14_at_1.16.22_PM.png and click 'OK' on the alert
  3. Make your necessary changes, and click Save

If you would like to utilize different functionality like open-ended questions, you can embed the following quiz forms:

  • SCORM 1.2
  • Google Forms



Powered by Zendesk