Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: Password Protecting a Quiz


Instructors can require students to enter a password to take a quiz. This is helpful if a quiz is assigned to a group of students, instead of the whole class. The student will have to enter the password before they begin.


To Password Protect a Quiz:

1. Log in to Moodle and select your course.

2. Turn editing on by clicking the Edit button at the top right corner of the page.

Edit button found in the top right of the course


3. Click the Edit button to the right of the quiz. Select Edit Settings.

Edit Settings options for a Quiz


4. Under the Extra restrictions on attempts section, you will notice a ‘Require password’ field. Type in the password in the field. You can select the ‘Unmask’ checkbox if you would like to see what you have typed.

Password options for a Quiz


5. Click the Save and Return to Course button at the bottom of the page.

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