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) 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.(Please turn on editing mode, if you have not done so).
  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 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 to choice answer for your Multiple choice question, then assign 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 in your quiz.
  6. You can continue to click “Add a question…” to add more questions into your quiz. After finish adding the new questions. Please click the “Save” button to save change in your quiz.

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 which you want the random question will be selected from. Then click “Add random question”.
  3. Please click “Save” button to save the change of your quiz after you finish adding questions into the quiz.


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