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How do I create a Canvas Studio video quiz in a course?

Instructors, teacher assistants (TAs), designers, and Canvas Studio account admins can create quizzes from their My Uploads page in Studio.

Notes:

  • Multiple choice, true or false, and multiple answer questions are supported.
  • Multiple quizzes can be added to a media file.
  • If the quiz creation option does not display in Studio, this feature has not been enabled in your account. Please contact your admin for more information.

Create Quiz

On the My Uploads page, locate the media to base your quiz on, click the Options icon [1], and then click the Create Quiz link [2].

Add Quiz Details

Add Quiz Details

In the Video Quiz Title field [1], enter the name of the quiz.

In the Description field [2], enter an optional description.

To hide question markers in the embedded quiz, click the Hide question markers on timeline for students toggle button [3].

Click the Get Started button [4].

Add Questions

To create a quiz question, click the Add button. The Add button appears when the media is paused.

Select Question Type

To add a question, click the Multiple Choice [1], True or False [2], or Multiple Answer [3] question type option.

Edit Multiple Choice Question Details

In the Question Stem field [1], add a question stem. The question stem contains the question and, if necessary, additional information.

To add answers to the question, type the answers in the Answer fields [2]. To select the correct answer, click the button next to that answer [3].

To add an additional answer choice, click the Add Answer link [4]. To delete an answer, click the Delete icon [5].

Click the Save button [6].

Vary Points by Answer

To vary points based on student responses, click the Vary points by answer checkbox [1].

With this option selected, you can set specific point totals for each option by typing the point value in the Points field [2] or using the arrows to increase or decrease the point value [3].

Shuffle Multiple Choice Answer Choices

To shuffle answer choices, click the Shuffle Choices checkbox [1]. To lock an answer in its location, click the Lock icon [2]. To unlock a locked question, click the Unlock icon [3].

Edit True or False Question Details

In the Question Stem field [1], add a question stem. The question stem contains the question and, if necessary, additional information.

To select the correct answer for the question, click the button next to the True [2] or False [3] option.

Click the Save button [4].

Edit Multiple Answer Question Details

In the Question Stem field [1], add a question stem. The question stem contains the question and, if necessary, additional information.

To add answers to the question, type the answers in the Answer fields [2]. To select the correct answer(s), click the checkbox next to that answer [3].

To add an additional answer choice, click the Add Answer link [4]. To delete an answer, click the Delete icon [5].

Click the Save button [6].

Shuffle Multiple Answer Choices

To shuffle answer choices, click the Shuffle Choices checkbox [1]. To lock an answer in its location, click the Lock icon [2]. To unlock a locked question, click the Unlock icon [3].

Add Quiz Question Feedback

To add question feedback, click the Question Feedback link [1].

You can enter comments for students to view for a correct answer [2], for an incorrect answer[3], and to provide general feedback [4]. Students can view question feedback after submitting the quiz.

View Questions

The question mark icons in the timeline show the questions in the media [1]. To edit an existing question, hover your cursor over the question mark icon, and click the Edit icon [2].

To review the video quiz questions while the video plays, click the Play button [3].

Return to Media

Return to Media

When you are done editing your video quiz, click the Done button.

View Media with Quiz

On the My Uploads page, locate the media with the quiz. Click the Options icon [1], hover over the Quizzes link [2], and then view the name of the created quiz [3].

For users to take the quiz, the media must be embedded in Canvas.

Note: Once a version of a quiz has been embedded or taken, it cannot be edited.