Creating a Moodle quiz involves two steps - setting up a quiz shell, and then adding questions. Questions created for quizzes are kept in a course question bank and can be reused in other quizzes.
Ideas for using quizzes:
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If you want to get a sampling of different Moodle quiz questions, follow the link to this demo. Login as parent, password: moodle
Create a Quiz
Configure these settings
Create a Question Bank Category
Moving questions to question bank categories
Add questions to quizzes by manually choosing them from a question bank or have Moodle randomly select them so that each student receives a different set of questions.
Manually add question from Question bank
Add random questions from a Question bank
*The number of questions added per page can be configured in the quiz's settings (Administration > Quiz administration > Edit settings > Layout > New page drop down list)
Configure these settings to help avoid cheating on tests:
Limit the possibility of students creating copies of the quiz questions and answers
Additional Quiz Security Strategies
Importing questions from a question bank
Many publishers offer question banks that can be uploaded to the Moodle quiz module. Typically, the question bank offers an option to make the quiz in the publisher's environment (cd or online) with the capability to export the questions as an exam view file or other format. If you have any questions, please contact John, Laurie, or Anne in the TLT Resources Department. Contact information is on the home page of the Moodle tutorials.
To begin, in Course Administration, click on Question Bank>import.
A list of format options will appear. Select the file type. Click on the ? to find out more about the question types.
Drag the saved quiz question file into the space provided. Click on Import.
Once the questions are imported, Moodle will show the questions numbered. Click Continue, and the screen will show the Quiz Bank. You can then select, move, or delete questions.
You cannot remove a question from a quiz after it has been given. However, you can change the score so that the question is not reflected in the students' final score. You can also flag the question.
To set the score for the question to zero:
From the Quiz Administration box, click on Edit Quiz
Select the quiz question in question, and click on the pencil to the right of the question. Enter 0 and press ENTER to change the value of the quiz. When you return to the actual quiz, the value of the question should be 0.