This article will help you create a self-assessment quiz that consists of multiple-choice,  multiple-choice with multiple answers, true/false questions, short poll, short answer, and text with feedback.

Note that Quizzes are just used for self-assessment and not formal exams. Students get immediate feedback on their answers but they are not getting a score at the end of the test. If you want to create a formal test then have a look at the Exam learning unit.


1 Go to Courses - "Desired course":


2 In the course Contents page under the section in which you want to create a quiz click "Add an activity".

If you want to create a new section to add the quiz then first click on "Add section" and then click "Add an activity":

3To create a quiz click on "Quiz" under Questionnaires:

4 Insert the Title of your quiz and click Save.


You just created your first quiz !!

5 To edit the quiz click the "Settings" button for this element.

6  To customize your quiz, simply click on the "Edit questions".     

 Quiz Authoring

The following steps will help you edit the quiz you just created.

a Once you open the "Edit questions" page, you can add a multiple-choice task.


After you insert a multiple-choice question, type/paste your question, the possible answers as well as any desired feedback for each one, and at the correct answer click the "Correct" checkbox next to it.

Note: You can add more alternative answers by clicking the “Add Choice“ button below.

b Multiple choice with multiple answers.


After you insert a multiple-choice question, type/paste your question, the possible answers as well as any desired feedback for each one, and at the correct answer click the "Correct" checkbox next to it. 

Note: You are able to choose more than one correct answer to this type of question. In order for the question to be considered correct, the learner must choose all of the correct answers. 

Note: You can add more alternative answers by clicking the “Add Choice“ button below.

c True/False.

After inserting the True/False question. Type/paste the question title and the statement. If the statement is true click the correct box otherwise leave it blank (blank means that the statement is False). 


d Poll.


After inserting the Poll question, type/paste the description as well as the poll options.

e Short answer.

After inserting the Short answer question, type/paste the description as well as the right answer.

Please note that in this specific type of question, only short (2-3 words and phrases) answers can be detected by the system. For larger answers that presuppose manual correction, you can use the "Text with Feedback" question which is explained right in the next step.

f Text with Feedback.

After inserting the Text with Feedback question, type/paste the description as well as the right answer.


7 When you finish adding questions just click “Save” to save your quiz.


Great job, you did it!

Your learners can answer the quiz by enrolling in the related course and clicking on either of these quizes. What they will be seeing is shown here:

You can now create the best quiz for your learners!