Adding Questions to Your Quiz

Overview

You will need to add questions to your quiz.  There are a variety of questions types to choose from in D2L, and adding them involves either creating them within the Quizzes tool or importing them from the question library.


Adding Questions Within the Quizzes Tool

Step 1.  From the "Manage Quizzes" screen, click the drop-down next to the quiz you would like to add questions to and select Edit.

Step 2. Click the Add/Edit Questions button under the "Quiz Questions" heading.

Step 3.  Click the dropdown next to the blue "Add" button on the adding quiz content page.  

Add Question Dropdown Selection

Then, select the type of questions you would like to add.  For this tutorial, we will add a True or False Question (T/F).

Add Question True or False

Step 4.  Fill out the "New True or False Question" form.  

1. Enter the "Question Text" in the box.  
2. You can insert links and a variety of media into the "Question Text" box.
3. Select the Expand four sided arrow for more options in the Text Box editor.  This is good for attaching diagrams and visual aids students may need to answer the question.
4. Select the radio button to set the correct answer
5.  Decide how many "Points" the question is worth.
 
Create Question         

6. Select Options to add feedback to the question 

Add Question Options

 
7. Enter any feedback that you would like all students to receive when reviewing the quiz, regardless of their answer.
 
8. Save the quiz question.  Click Save to return to the quiz question screen.  Click Save and Copy to create a new question with this question's content filled in.  Click Save and New to create a completely new question.
 

Save or Add New Question

 

Step 5. When you have created all of the questions for your quiz, selecting Save will return you to the Quiz Settings Page

Back to Settings for Quiz


Importing Questions from the Question Library

Step 1.  From the "Manage Quizzes" screen, click the drop-down next to the quiz you would like to add questions to and select Edit.

Step 2. Click the Add/Edit Questions button under the "Quiz Questions" heading.

Step 3.  Click the "Import" button underneath the quiz title.  Then, select Browse Question Library.

Select Question Library image

 

1. Select Question Library from the "Source Collection" drop-down.  Note that you can also select an already existing quiz to copy a question from one quiz to another.  

Choose Source image

 

2. Check the box next to each question you would like to add to the quiz. You can also select the whole section to add.

Question Selection image

3. When you have finished selecting your questions, click the blue Add button to import them to your quiz and return to the "Edit Quiz" page.

Blue Add button image

Rearranging Quiz Questions in D2L

1. From the "Manage Quizzes" screen, click the drop-down next to the quiz you would like to rearrange questions in and select Edit.

Select Edit Image

2. Click the Add/Edit Questions button under the "Quiz Questions" heading.

Select Add_Edit image

3. Hover over the breadcrumbs before the checkbox of a question in the Quiz until a four-sided arrow appears

Hover over image

4. Click and drag the four-sided arrow to the desired place in the quiz. The questions have been reordered.

Questions Reordered image