How do I link course content to a Quiz question?

You can add files and images to your quiz questions by linking to your course content. You can also follow these steps to link course content in the quiz instructions.

Open Quizzes

Open Quizzes

In Course Navigation, click the Quizzes link.

Add Quiz

Add Quiz

Click the Add Quiz button. View the What options are available for Quizzes? lesson to learn how to create or add questions in your quiz.

Edit Existing Quiz

Click the Settings icon next to the quiz you want to edit and click the Edit link.

Add Course Content to Quiz Question

You will use the Rich Content Editor to link to content in your quiz question. If you want to add course content to your quiz question, you can access it in the content list on the sidebar.

You can upload images and files from your desktop or link to images and files you have previously uploaded.

Add Images to Quiz Question

Add Images to Quiz Question

You can add course images into your quiz questions. Place your cursor where you want to embed the image. Click the Images [1] tab in the Content Selector. Search for the image [2] you want to add and click it to embed it in the Rich Content Editor. You can also upload a new image or find images on flickr [3].

Learn more about adding a file and adding an image.

View Quiz Question with Image Added

View Quiz Question with Image Added

The image will appear in your quiz question.

Update Question

Update Question

Click the Update Question button to see the question before it is published.

Add additional individual questions as needed.

Save Quiz

Save Quiz

Click the Save button to save your work and preview the quiz. If you edited an existing quiz, any saved changes will automatically be updated.

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

Preview and Publish Quiz

To preview the quiz, click the Preview button [1]. If the preview shows the quiz the way you want it, click the Publish button [2].

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.

Save It Now

Save It Now

If you exit the quiz without saving, Canvas will ask you to save your changes when you return to the quiz. To update your changes, click the Save It Now button.

View Published Quiz Question

View Published Quiz Question

This is what students will see when they take the quiz.