How do I create a True/False question?

You can create a question for students that is a true or false answer.

Add Question

With the Questions tab [1] selected inside a new quiz, click the New Question button [2].

Set Name, Type, and Points

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 [1]. 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).

Click the drop-down menu and select the True/False question type [2].

Enter number of points the question is worth (quiz totals are calculated based on combined total of questions) [3].

Edit True/False Question Details

To build a True/False question, you will need to enter the following details:

  1. The question text (use the Rich Content Editor to include video, images, math equations, or flash activities)
  2. Text for the feedback bubbles at the end of the question

Select Correct Answer

Select Correct Answer

Hover your cursor to the left of the correct answer to reveal a green "ghost" arrow. Click the green arrow to the left of the correct answer. You will know which answer is the correct answer because both the arrow and the feedback bubble around that answer will turn green. In this example, the "true" answer is the correct answer.

Complete True/False Question Details

Type or paste in text for the feedback bubbles. Use the handle at the bottom-right of the text box to expand.

Update Question

Update Question

Click the Update Question button.

Save Quiz

Save Quiz

Click the Save button to save your work on your quiz.

Publish Quiz

To preview the quiz, click the Preview button [1]. When you are ready for students to see the quiz in the course, click the Publish button [2].

Quiz Regrade

If you need to edit a True/False question after publishing the quiz, you can use quiz regrade to edit quiz questions and tell Canvas to update grades for students who have already taken the quiz.

Student View of True/False Question

This is what a student sees when they encounter a True/False question in a quiz.

Student View of True/False Feedback

This is what students sees if they are allowed to see correct answers after submitting the quiz.

They will see if their answer was correct or incorrect. No credit is assigned if the student answers a True/False question incorrectly [2].

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