Submitting a quiz

If you cannot submit your quiz, you may need to clear your browser cache and cookies, try a different browser, or download the Respondus Lockdown Browser.

Clear Cache and Cookies

Begin by clearing your browser's cache and cookies. Follow the steps below depending on which browser and operating system you use.

Chrome

PC:

  • In the Chrome browser toolbar, click the Menu icon.
  • Click the More Tools link.
  • Click the Clear browsing data link.
  • Use the drop-down menu to select the time range from which you want to clear browsing data.
  • Select the Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files checkboxes.
  • Click the Clear Browsing Data button.

Mac:

  • In the browser toolbar, click the Menu icon.
  • Click the More Tools link.
  • Click the Clear browsing data link.
  • In the data drop-down menu, select the time range where you want to clear browsing data.
  • Select the Cookies and other site and plug-in data and Cached images and files checkboxes.
  • Click the Clear Browsing Data button.

To learn more about clearing your cache in Chrome, visit Google Support.

Edge

  • In the Edge menu bar, click the Hub icon.
  • To view your browsing history, click the History icon.
  • Click the Clear all history link.
  • Choose the types of data or files you want to remove. Select the Cookies and saved website data and Cached data and files checkboxes.
  • Click the Clear button.

To learn more about clearing your cache in Edge, visit Microsoft Support.

Firefox

PC:

  • In the Firefox menu bar, click the Firefox option.
  • Select the Preferences link.
  • Click the Privacy tab.
  • Under the History heading, click the clear your recent history link.
  • Select the Cache checkbox.
  • Click the Clear Now button.

Mac:

  • In the Firefox menu bar, click the Firefox option.
  • Select the Preferences link.
  • Click the Privacy tab.
  • Under the History heading, click the clear your recent history link.
  • Select the Cache checkbox.
  • Click the Clear Now button.

To learn more about clearing your cache in Firefox, visit Firefox Support.

Safari

  • In the Safari menu bar, click the Safari option.
  • Click the Clear History link.
  • In the Clear History drop-down menu, select the time range where you want to clear browsing data.
  • Click the Clear History button.

To learn more about clearing your cache in Safari, visit Apple Support.

Use Incognito/Private Browser

If clearing your cache and cookies doesn't resolve the problem, something in your browser may be blocking your access to submit your quiz. To verify this, try using Chrome’s incognito or Firefox Private mode.

Try New Browser

If you cannot submit your quiz using an incognito or private browser, try using a different browser. Canvas generally recommends using Chrome or Firefox.

Use Respondus Lockdown Browser

If the above troubleshooting steps still don’t resolve the issue, you may need to use the Respondus Lockdown Browser. Follow these steps to download the browser and use it to submit your quiz. 

  1. To download the Lockdown Browser, click the Take Quiz button. 
  2. In the new page, click the link to download the Lockdown Browser. 
  3. Once downloaded, open the Lockdown Browser on your device. 
  4. Log into Canvas in the Lockdown Browser. 
  5. Access and submit your quiz.

Note: For additional help, view the Lockdown Browser student guide