Moodle Quizzes

Site: GPRC Moodle
Course: Instructor Moodle Support
Book: Moodle Quizzes
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Date: Monday, 17 January 2022, 2:33 PM

Accessing the Course Question Bank

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Options that are not commonly used are not explained in this document. For more details on those settings please contact the Educational Technologies department. Alternatively, you may press the question mark icon beside the option when you are setting up your quiz, or consult the official Moodle Documentation.

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Click the gear on your main course page. Then click More

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In the Question Bank Section, click categories.

Adding a Category

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Click the gear on your main course page. Then click More

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In the Question Bank Section, click categories.

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Choose a parent category if applicable. Enter a name. Click "Add category"

Editing Categories

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Click the gear on your main course page. Then click More

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In the Question Bank Section, click categories.

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Click the gear to the right of the category you wish to edit.

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Choose a parent category if applicable. Enter a name. Click "Add category"

Creating Multiple Choice Questions

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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click add user override button

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adjust quiz options for the student

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The question name is a reference for the instructor when creating the quiz. The students will not see this when the quiz is in progress.adjust quiz options for the student

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The question text is what the student will see displayed while taking the quiz.From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Set the default value this question will contribute to the total grade of the quizClick the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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If you would like the choices to be shuffled so that each student sees them in a different order check this box. If your question contains a phrase such as, "none of the above", uncheck this box.click add user override button

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For each option the student can select from, place one answer in each of the "Choice #" boxes. For the correct answer set the Grade to 100%.adjust quiz options for the student

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adjust quiz options for the student

Creating True or False Questions

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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click add user override button

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adjust quiz options for the student

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The question name is a reference for the instructor when creating the quiz. The students will not see this when the quiz is in progress.adjust quiz options for the student

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The question text is what the student will see displayed while taking the quiz.From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Set the default value this question will contribute to the total grade of the quizClick the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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Select the correct answer. True or False.
click add user override button

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adjust quiz options for the student


Creating Essay Questions

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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The question name is a reference for the instructor when creating the quiz. The students will not see this when the quiz is in progress.click add user override button

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The question text is what the student will see displayed while taking the quiz.adjust quiz options for the student

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Set the default value this question will contribute to the total grade of the quiz.adjust quiz options for the student

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adjust quiz options for the student

The Quiz Activity

Note:

Options that are not commonly used are not explained in this document. For more details on those settings please contact the Educational Technologies department. Alternatively, you may press the question mark icon beside the option when you are setting up your quiz, or consult the official Moodle Documentation.

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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click add user override button

General Options

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Enter the name of the quiz. You may optionally enter a description as well.From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

Timing and Time Limit Options

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Timing section overviewFrom the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Set the time the quiz will first be available to students.Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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Set the time the quiz will end. Students will not be able to answer anymore questions after this time has passed.click add user override button

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Set the time limit for the quiz. It is recommended to set the start time a few minutes early, and the end time a few minutes late. The time limit can be used to ensure the students only have a set time to write. This prevents students from losing time to write the quiz if they encounter technical difficulties.adjust quiz options for the student

Grade Options

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Grade options overview.
From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Select the category this quiz will appear under in the Moodle Gradebook. Categories will need to be created using the Gradebook setup options.
Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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Values lower than this number will appear in red text within the Gradebook. Values equal to, or higher, will appear in green text.
click add user override button

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Set the number of times the students can attempt this quiz. Exams will probably be set to 1. Moodle quizzes that are used as learning activities may be set higher, they may even be unlimited.adjust quiz options for the student

Layout Options

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Layout Options Overview
From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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The number of questions that will appear on each quiz page by default. This can be a starting number and you can modify where questions appear in more detail in the "Edit Quiz" section described in more detail below.Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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When the navigation method is set to "Free" students are able to look at previous questions. When set to Sequential, students cannot go back and look at questions that they have already viewed, not even if they did not answer them.
click add user override button

Question Behaviour

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Question Behaviour Overview
From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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When set to yes "any" questions that were created with the "Shuffle answers" box checked will have the answered shuffled. When set to "no" the answers will appear in the order created regardless of the "Shuffle answers" checkbox in the question settings.
Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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It is highly recommended to leave this setting at "Deferred feedback". Educational Technologies may advise you to change this setting if you are attempting an advanced quiz format.
click add user override button

Review Options

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Review options detail what the students can see after they have completed their quiz. There are four separate columns that each refer to a different time after the student has finished the quiz.

Options that are not commonly used are not explained in this document. For more details on those settings please press the question mark icon beside the option when you are setting up your quiz. Or you can consult the official Moodle Documentation.
From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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During the attempt.
This column will be disabled when the "How questions behave" option withing the "Question behaviour" section is set to "Deferred feedback". This is the recommended setting.

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Immediately after the attempt settings apply for the first two minutes after "Submit all and finish" is clicked.

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Later, while the quiz is still open settings apply two minutes after the quiz is completed, and before the quiz close date.

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After the quiz is closed settings apply after the quiz close date has passed. If the quiz doesn't have a close date, this state is never reached.

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The attempt
Whether the student can review the answers they submitted in the quiz.

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Whether correct
Will show a green check mark, or red x, next to each answer the student submitted.

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Marks
Displays how many points students received for each question. This setting must be checked if you wish for the students to be able to view their grade in the Moodle Gradebook.

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Right answer
If this is checked, the student will see which answer is correct when the review the quiz.

Extra Restrictions on Attempts Options

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A password may be set here if you would like to prevent students from attempting the quiz without explicit permission.
From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

Edit Quiz

Note:

Options that are not commonly used are not explained in this document. For more details on those settings please contact the Educational Technologies department. Alternatively, you may press the question mark icon beside the option when you are setting up your quiz, or consult the official Moodle Documentation.

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

Adding Questions from the Question Bank to a Quiz

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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click add user override button

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Check the box next to each question you would like to add to the quiz.adjust quiz options for the student

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Alternatively you can check the box in the header column to select all the questions.adjust quiz options for the student

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

Adding Random Questions from the Question Bank to a Quiz

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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click add user override button

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Choose the category to pull random questions from. Optionally you can check the box below if you have subcategories you would like to pull from as well.adjust quiz options for the student

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Select the number of questions you would like to randomize. You may need to add random questions more than once to get the desired number. For example, to import 22 questions, first randomly import 20 questions. Then repeat the entire process to add 2 additional questions.adjust quiz options for the student

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

Organizing the Questions onto Separate Pages

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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To create a page break, click the "Add a page break" icon above the question you would like to appear first on the new page.click add user override button

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To remove a page break click the page "Remove page break" icon where the new page begins.adjust quiz options for the student

Removing Questions from the Quiz

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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To delete individual quesitons, click the trash can in that questions row.click add user override button

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To delete multiple questions at one time:adjust quiz options for the student

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Select the check boxes of the questions you wish to deleteadjust quiz options for the student

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Optionally, choose to select all questions.From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

Shuffling Quiz Questions

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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click add user override button

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Previewing a Quiz

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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click add user override button

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While previewing the quiz you will have an option to edit each question. Students will not see this option.adjust quiz options for the student

Results

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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The results page will show a list of all the students who have attempted the quiz. It will include columns for each question that contains the students answer, and if it is correct or incorrect. If tthe quiz contains essay questions it will say that it is not yet graded. To grade essay questions please see the Manually Grading a Question page of this document.click add user override button

Manually Grading a Question

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

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click add user override button

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Set the mark you wish to give the student. Optionally you may include additional comments in the comments box.adjust quiz options for the student

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Save your changes.adjust quiz options for the student

User Overrides

Navigate to User Override Screen

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the user override option under the gear in the top right corner

Add the Override

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click add user override button

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adjust quiz options for the student

Printing out a Moodle Quiz

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From the main course page, click on the quiz you wish to edit

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Click the preview option under the gear in the top right corner

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click the start attempt button

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Click finish attempt from the column on the right

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Click sumbit all and finish

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In the dialog box that appears, click submit all and finish

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From the column on the right, click show all questions on one page

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Use your browsers print functionallity to print the page.