The Quizzes tool is where quizzes, exams, tests, self-check, etc. are
located. Some instructors may use other tools to assess students, such as
submitting a paper using the Assignment tool.
Quizzes Question Types
The following question types may appear on a Quiz
True or False (T/F)
Multiple Choice (M/C)
Written Response (WR)
Short Answer (SA)
Multi-Short Answer (MSA)
Fill in the Blanks (FIB)
Significant Figures (x10)
Some questions may contain images (charts, graphs, etc.) or audio files.
Make sure you are using a computer that can accommodate possible
multi-media, images, and has a reliable internet connection.
Accessing the Quiz Tool
Access a course.
Select Course Work on the course menu.
The Quiz List page opens.
Quiz (Exams, Tests, etc.) List: Here is where you
will see the list of active quizzes in a course. Under the quiz title,
you will see any additional information about accessing the
quiz, such as availability date.
Quiz Attempts: In this column, you will see how many
attempts are available. A small dot next to the number attempt
indicates you have an attempt in progress.
Before you start a multi-attempt quiz, be sure
you are aware of the quiz settings. You may want to study a little more
before accessing. Instructors can apply one of the following
settings for multiple quiz attempts:
Highest Attempt: Only the
participant's highest quiz attempt is counted for the overall grade.
Lowest Attempt: Only the
participant's lowest quiz attempt is counted for the overall grade.
Average of all Attempts: The
average of all of the participant's quiz attempts is calculated and
used as the overall grade.
First Attempt: Only the
participant's first quiz attempt is counted for the overall grade.
Last Attempt: Only the
participant's last quiz attempt is counted for the overall grade.
Restrict Access to Attempts:
A minimum and/or maximum percentage (0 - 100) that needs to be
achieved on the previous attempt to qualify for another attempt.
Note: A small dot next to the number attempt indicates you have an
attempt in progress.
Quiz Options: Select the drop arrow to see what
options are available.
Quiz Dates: If dates are applied to a quiz, they
will be displayed below the quiz.