Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: Adding Quiz Questions to a Quiz

After creating a Quiz, you must add questions to it. You can create new questions, or add questions from the Question Bank. If you create a new question, it will automatically be added to your Question Bank. See Grok article 18316 to Add a Quiz.


To Add Quiz Questions to a Quiz:

1. Log in to Moodle.

2. Select the Edit button in the top right-hand corner.

Turn editing on button

3. Click on your Quiz. Then click the Edit Quiz button either in the middle of the screen (if you have not added any questions yet) OR from the Quiz Administration block on the left (if you are adding additional questions to the quiz).

Edit quiz button

4. Select Add from the right-hand side of the Edit Quiz screen.

Add Question button on the Edit Quiz window

5. Here you'll have three options for adding a question to your quiz:

  • Add a New Question
  • Add from the Question Bank
  • Add a Random Question

Add questions options dropdown box

6. If you select Add a New Question, the Choose a question type to add window will appear. Select your type, and follow the instructions on the next screen to create the question. Select Save Changes to save.

Question types window with options on the left sidebar and the add button on the bottom

7. If you select Add from Question Bank, select your desired question and click Add selected question to quiz to save.

  • If you need to create questions for your Question Bank, please see the following article: SNAP: Activities & Resources: Create Quiz Questions in the Question Bank

Add a question from question bank window with add selected questions button at bottom left

8. If you select Add a Random Question, select the category and number of random questions you want. Click Add random question to add the questions to the quiz. You can also create a new category with the random questions.

add random question pop-up window

9. The question will then appear on your screen. It should now be added to your quiz.

See Grok article 18353 Quiz Question Types Overview for more information on the types of questions Moodle supports.


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