How do I answer each type of question in a quiz?
Instructors can choose from a variety of question types to add to a quiz.
Note: Your instructor may be using an upgraded quiz tool called New Quizzes in your course. If the quiz you are accessing displays a shaded quiz icon, your instructor is using New Quizzes. Functionality may differ between these quiz types. For help with answering quiz questions, please see How do I answer each type of question in New Quizzes?.
Multiple Choice Question
To answer a multiple choice question, click the radio button next to the answer.
To answer a true/false question, click the radio button next to the answer.
To answer a fill-in-the-blank question, click the text box and type your answer.
To answer a fill-in-multiple-blanks question, click the first text box  and type your first answer. Click the second text box  and type your second answer. Continue this process until you have answered the question.
Multiple Answers Question
To answer a multiple answer question, click the check boxes  next to all the applicable answers .
Multiple Dropdowns Question
To answer a multiple drop-down question, click the the drop-down menu and select your answer. Continue until you have answered all parts of the question.
To answer a matching question, click the drop-down menu  and select your answer . Continue until you have matched all the options.
Numerical Answer Question
To answer a numerical question, click the text box and type your answer.
To answer a formula question, click the text box and type your answer.
To answer an essay question, click the text box and type your content in the Rich Content Editor . You can use the editor to format your content. The Rich Content Editor also includes a word count display below the bottom right corner of the text box
Note: Essay questions can also be used for mathematical questions that require the LaTex equation editor. To insert a mathematical equation, click the equation icon  in the Rich Content Editor.
File Upload Question
To answer a file upload question, click the Choose a File button. Canvas will open a file dialog box where you can locate the file on your computer. Select the file and it will be uploaded as your answer. Canvas will confirm that your file has been uploaded . You can also remove your file by clicking the remove icon  and submit a new file.