Understanding Quiz Lesson Completion

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Understanding what student actions trigger the completion of quiz lessons types helps you review analytics with more clarity.  

Note: Quiz lesson types require a student to be logged in to the training site in order for the quiz lesson to function.

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Quiz lesson completion

  • By default, a quiz lesson will be marked as complete when the student submits the quiz. 
    • By default, to submit a quiz, a student needs to answer every question and any score (even a failing one) will complete the lesson (see this help article for more details on quiz settings).
    • If you have required a passing score on the quiz settings, a student needs to meet or exceed the passing score in order for the quiz lesson to be marked as complete.


    • If you have added a max number of attempts that the student can take the quiz and the student failed all attempts, the lesson will not be marked as complete, unless an administrator manually marks the lesson as complete.



Default lesson completion behavior

For most content types (Text Lesson, Embedded content, etc.), a lesson will be marked as complete as soon as the first time the lesson page loads. We will review the specifics for each lesson type in the related articles. 

For all lesson types, there are settings and variables that can override the default behavior.


  • At an individual lesson level in Courses > Individual Course > Course Curriculum > Individual Lesson > Settings, you can choose to Disable Automatic Completion.  


  • If you choose to disable automatic completion, there are a few options for completing these lessons on behalf of your students:

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