Creating Quizzes in Canvas | Instructions, Answers & Question Banks

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How to Create a Quiz on Canvas

*Follow the visuals/instructions Below*

  • Click the "Quizzes" tab


  • Click "+ Quiz" to create a new quiz
    • Feel free to click the title of an existing Quiz to "Edit"


Configuring the details

  • Provide a title
  • Include any instructions
  • Choose the "Quiz Type," "Assignment Group," and other settings of interest. Most importantly, provide a "Due" date!
  • *Keep the "Save and Publish" button in mind once complete to provide access to the students*


  • *Switch to the "Questions" tab
    • Create questions
  • Click "New Question" to begin creating questions


Finalizing Questions

  • Abbreviate the title of the each question
    • Helps store questions for later use
  • Choose the question type
  • Assign the number of possible points
  • Compile the question literally & visually
  • Add the possible answers
  • Lastly, click "Update Question."
    • Questions are not saved, otherwise


*Don't forget to add the quiz to the "Modules" where students have access*


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