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’.
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.
Click on that link.
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.
Step 5: Fill up quiz form
Enter general details such as the name of this quiz, a brief about, etc.
Enter timings, test time limit and attempts.
Give the grading details such as grade to pass, attempts allowed, etc.
Choose the layout – whether you want a question in each or every ten questions in a page or something else – from the drop-down.
Choose to shuffle the questions if you want to.
You can give ‘Review’ feedback options from here.
Step 6: You’re quiz is setup
After entering all those details, your quiz looks like as shown in the image.
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.
Step 8: Question type
Add a question type from the list of question types here.
And ‘Turn ending off’ after you finish the quiz set up.
Step 9: Quiz is set up
See here this is how you can add a quiz type to a Moodle course.
In the end, you get the ‘Attempt quiz’ link as shown in the image.