Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: Quizzes: Import Questions

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The Quiz activity module allows the teacher to design and build quizzes consisting of a large variety of question types, including multiple choice, true-false, short answer and drag and drop images and text. It is possible to import questions from a file that has been exported.

To Import Quiz Questions in Moodle:

1. Login to Moodle and select your course.

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

moodle edit button

3. Click on the quiz you wish to import questions into. 

Quiz selected in a moodle topic

4. On the Administration block at the bottom left, open the Question Bank tab and click Import.

import entries link in question bank folder

5. The next window is where the file can be imported. Choose the correct file format from the list at the top, then click  the Choose a file button and located the question you want to add. 

importing question from file

6. Click Selective Import when you are done. The questions will now be imported.

selective import button in moodle at the bottom

7. After adding your questions, you may need to Add these Questions to another Quiz. (For more information on how each type of question works, click here: Quiz question types.)

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