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How do I create a question bank in an account?

You can create questions banks for your institution or subaccount. Question banks are quiz question repositories that admins and instructors can access when creating a quiz. They make it easy to offer the same quiz questions to students in different courses.

Open Account

Open Account

In Global Navigation, click the Admin link [1], then click the name of the account [2].

Open Question Banks

Open Question Banks

In Account Navigation, click the Question Banks link.

Add Question Bank

Add Question Bank

Click the Add Question Bank button.

Add Bank Name

Add Bank Name

Type the name of the question bank in the Bank Name field. Press Return (on a Mac keyboard ) or Enter (on a PC keyboard) to create the question bank.

Bookmark Question Bank

Open Question Bank

To bookmark the question bank to your user account so you can view it when accessing other courses, click the Bookmark icon.

Open Question Bank

Open Question Bank

Click the title of the question bank to open the bank of questions.

Add Content to Question Bank

Use the tools in the sidebar to add content to the question bank.

View Questions

View the questions in your question bank. To view question details, click the Show Question Details checkbox.

Note: Question details are not available in question banks with more than 50 questions.