How do I create a new Quiz with a Question Group?

You can create a quiz using a question group.

Open Quizzes

Open Quizzes

Click the Quizzes link.

Create New Quiz

Create New Quiz

Click the Add Quiz button.

Edit Quiz Settings

In the Settings tab, enter the name of your quiz [1]. In the Rich Content Editor [2], 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 settings [3]. If you need help with settings, view the lesson on Quiz options.

Create New Question Group

Create New Question Group

Click the Questions tab [1]. Click the New Question Group button [2].

Name Question Group

Give your question group a name [1]. Decide how many questions you want Canvas to randomly select from the group [2] and the number of points assigned to each question [3]. Click Create Group [4].

Add New Questions to Group

To add new questions to the group, click the Add button. You can add individual questions or find questions using a Question Bank.

Note: If you choose to Find Questions using a question bank, changes made to questions in the question bank will not update in the quiz. Changes made to questions in the question bank will update in the quiz only if the questions are linked to a question bank.

Drag Existing Questions into Question Group

If you have already created questions in your quiz, you can drag them into your group. To drag a question into a group, hover over the Question Name until the double arrow appears. Click the arrow and drag and drop the question into the question group.

Edit Question Group

To change the number of questions to be picked from the group or to change the points assigned, click on the Pencil icon.

Save Quiz

Save Quiz

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

Publish Quiz

Publish Quiz

Click the Preview button to see what students will see when they take the quiz [1]. If the preview shows the quiz the way you want it, click Publish [2].

Note: You should not publish your quiz until it is your final product. 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.

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