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

You can create a quiz by copying questions from Question Banks.

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.

Find Questions

Find Questions

Click the Questions tab [1]. Click the Find Questions button [2].

Select Questions

Select Questions

You will see all of the Question Banks that you have built in other courses where you are the Instructor. You will also see Question Banks that have been added by your administrator to your sub-account. This makes it easy for instructors in the same department or program to share resources. Click the name of the question bank you want to select questions from.

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.

Add Questions

Add Questions

Check the boxes next to the questions you wish to add to your quiz [1]. If you want to select all the questions, click the Select All link [2]. Canvas will reference the questions you chose as each student takes the quiz. These questions will stay in sequential order and stay in order each time the quiz is taken or previewed. If you want to add the selected questions to a quiz group, select the drop-down list [3]. You can create a new group or an existing group.

When you've selected all the questions you want to use, click the Add Selected Questions button [4].

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 the Publish button [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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