Design A Quiz

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Design a Quiz

August 3, 2016 - August 3, 2016


Step 1: Click on Turn editing on


Turn Editing Moodle on

Step 2: In the topic/weekly section, click Add an activity or resource and select quiz


Add activity - Quiz


Step 3: Enter the name and a description for your quiz and choose the different options as needed. If unsure, just keep the default settings.


Quiz - all


Step 4: Click on “Save and return to course



Step 1: Click on the quiz you have just created in the the topic/weekly session. The Quiz will have a logo with a red check mark.


Quiz activity


Step 2: Click on Edit Quiz.


Test Quiz


Step 3: Click on “Add a question

Create Quiz


Step 4: Choose the question types and options. and then click on Next.


Question Types


Step 5: Enter the Question name, and add the question text.

Question text


Step 6: Based on question type, give true answer and give false answers.


Quiz - Multiple Choice


Step 7: Scroll down and click Save changes.


Step 8: When you are done adding questions you may preview your test by clicking on Preview in the Administration section. If you need to modify your quiz click on “Edit Quiz”.

Preview Quiz

Quiz preview