Add Random Questions from a Question Bank

One benefit to building a question bank within your course is that you can randomly pull questions from the question bank to generate a quiz that is different for each student.  This function works best if you have organized your question bank into categories.

Quick video tutorials

View a very short walkthrough of adding a random question into a Moodle quiz from a question bank in Moodle. View more videos in the Moodle Quiz LinkedIn collection here

1) Open the Editing Quiz page.

The "Editing quiz" page

2) Click "Add", then click "a random question".

The "Add" dropdown is expanded with the "Add a random question" option circled

3) Select the category to pull questions from.

The category dropdown is circled

4) Select the number of random questions.

The "number of random questions" dropdown is circled

5) The quiz will populate with different questions for each student

A screen with a quiz with randomly populated questions


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