Create Categories in the Question Bank

Categories are a simple way to organize all of the questions within your course's question bank. For example, you may want to sort questions by units, chapter content, etc. For more information on the question bank:

For information beyond this article, visit Moodle documentation here.

1. Navigate to the course you would like to create questions for. Select "More" from the course menu, and then click "Question Bank".

  • Learn more about how to access the question bank here.

2. Select "Categories" from the drop-down menu.

3. Click "Add category".

4. Select the parent category to nest the new category within. If you would like the category to have no parent category, select "Top for [course name]".

5. Enter the category name.

6. Enter any necessary category information. Click "Add category" at the bottom of the page.

7. You can view all categories for your course at the top of the categories page.

  • The most recently created category will appear at the top.

  • You can use the icons below the category to edit, delete, or move it.
    • The trashcan icon will remove the category.
    • The gear icon will return you to the setting page for the category.
    • The arrows will allow you to change the order in which the category is displayed. Placing one category under another will show an arrow pointing sideways, allowing you to easily make the category above the parent category.


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