How do I create a quiz with individual questions?
Canvas recently introduced a new page design called the New Canvas User Interface (UI). Depending on your Canvas view, your page design may vary from the images shown in this lesson. However, the functionality and location of the components remain the same.
You can add your own questions to your quizzes. You can create various types of quiz questions. Individual questions can also be added to question groups.
Edit Quiz Details
In the Details tab, enter the name of your quiz . In the Rich Content Editor , introduce your quiz with formatted text, images, video, or sample math equations. You can even use the media commenting tool to record an introduction to the quiz.
Complete the rest of the quiz details . If you need help with details, view the lesson on Quiz options.
Click the Questions tab . Manually create a new quiz question by clicking the New Question button .
Name Quiz Question
Quiz questions are not automatically numbered for instructors. To add a custom name to your quiz question, enter the name in the question text field. Custom names can help you identify quiz questions more easily.
Regardless of the question name, students always see quiz questions in numerical order (i.e. Question 1, Question 2).
In the question type drop-down menu, you can create the following types of quiz questions:
- Multiple Choice
- Multiple Answers
- Multiple Drop-down (can be used for Likert scale)
- Numerical Answer
- Formula (simple formula and single variable)
- File Upload
You can link course content to create Quiz questions, such as linking a diagram image.
Click the Save button to save your work and preview the quiz.
Note: You should not publish your quiz until it is your final product. If you are ready to publish your quiz and make it available to students, click the Save & Publish button.
Preview and Publish Quiz
Click the Preview button  to see what students will see when they take the quiz. If the preview shows the quiz the way you want it, click the Publish button .
Note: Although you can make changes to the quiz after it is published, students who have already opened or completed the quiz will not see any of the changes, which may affect their grades.