How to Add a Quiz to a Course in Moodle

How to create Moodle quiz activity

In this Moodle Learning Management System (Moodle LMS) administration tutorials, you will learn about how to add a quiz to a course in Moodle. A quiz is one of the principal activities used in the Moodle system.

Take a look at the step by step procedure here below. You can use this guide to add a quiz for any course you have on Moodle.

Step 1: Log in to your Moodle dashboard

Before you do anything on the Moodle system, you need to log into your Moodle – to your dashboard. And then go to the Site Administration.

Dashboard -> Site Administration

Step 2: Go to a Moodle course

From the Site Administration, go to the ‘Manage categories and course’ to choose the course for which you want to add a quiz. And click on ‘Gear icon’.

 

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Step 3: Turn editing on

From the list of item from the ‘Gear icon’, click on ‘Turn editing on’. Then you will see the ‘Add activity or resource’ link for each topic.

 

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Click on that link.

 

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Step 4: Add an activity or resource

When you click on that link, a form of activities will be displayed. Choose the quiz from there and then click the ‘Add’ button at the bottom.

 

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Step 5: Fill up quiz form

Enter general details such as the name of this quiz, a brief about, etc.

 

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Enter timings, test time limit and attempts.

 

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Give the grading details such as grade to pass, attempts allowed, etc.

 

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Choose the layout – whether you want a question in each or every ten questions in a page or something else – from the drop-down.

 

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Choose to shuffle the questions if you want to.

 

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You can give ‘Review’ feedback options from here.

 

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Step 6: You’re quiz is setup

After entering all those details, your quiz looks like as shown in the image.

 

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Step 7: Add questions

By clicking on ‘Edit quiz’ you can add questions. You can add them from three different sources as shown in the image.

 

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Step 8: Question type

Add a question type from the list of question types here.

 

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And ‘Turn ending off’ after you finish the quiz set up.

 

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Step 9: Quiz is set up

See here this is how you can add a quiz type to a Moodle course.

 

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In the end, you get the ‘Attempt quiz’ link as shown in the image.

 

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