Quick Links

Create a Quiz



  1. Access the Moodle course where you want to create a quiz.
  2. Click “Turn Editing On” button to turn on the editing mode for the moodle course.
  3. Click “Add an activity or resource” and select “Quiz” in the topic where you want to create the quiz.
  4. In the quiz editing page, under “Timing” section, fill in the general information (e.g. quiz period) of the quiz. You can also set the time limit of the quiz under “Time limit” item.
  5. Teachers can set the number of attempt of the quiz in “Attempts allowed” item under “Grade” session. If you only allow students to attempt the quiz once, please select “1” for this item.
  6. (Optional) To set the overall feedback information of the quiz, overall feedback is shown to a student after they have completed an attempt at the quiz. 
  7. After you complete filling all those information, you can click the Save and return to course / Save and display to create a new quiz.

Add questions to a quiz

After Create a Quiz in your Moodle course, the next step is adding questions to the newly created quiz.



  1. Select the quiz you created after turning on the editing mode.
  2. Click “Edit quiz” in the “Administration” block to add/edit the quiz questions.
  3. Under the “Editing quiz” , you can “Add a question” or “Add a random question”.

Add a question

  1. Click the “Add a question” button, choose a question type to add and click “Next”.
  2. Once a question type is chosen, you will be taken to the question form (Multiple choice in this example). Fill in the information about your question (Question name, Question text, Default mark, etc.).


  3. Fill in the answer for your question, then assign a grade or feedback message for each option.
  4. Please set the “Penalty for each incorrect try” to 0% if you don’t want penalty on incorrect try.
  5. After filling in all the information, Click the “Save changes” button to create the new question. Then, a new question is created.
  6. You may continue to click “Add a question” to add more questions into your quiz. After finish adding the new questions. Please click “Save”.

Note: You can also Add new page in your quiz by clicking “Add page here” button. Then add questions into each page.

Add a random question

  1. Clicking the “Add a random question” button.
  2. Select the Category from which you want the random question to be selected. Then, click “Add random question”.
  3. Please click “Save” after you finish adding questions into the quiz.


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