FAQ and Other Tips and Tricks

This page is home to our Frequently Asked Questions, where you can find information on all sorts of things, from useful info about using Moodle and Google Docs to how to give someone access to course materials.  If you have any questions you would like to see us add answers to, please email us.

Since we have many questions answered here, we recommend that you either search by entering a keyword or by choosing a category. You may choose to add a focus (second category) to narrow your search.

For more in-depth Moodle FAQs, check out the wiki.

How do I add a quiz on Moodle?

 LyndaFor a video guide on how to create a quiz please see this video created by Lynda.com. (Note you will have to log in using your Carleton ID)

1. Click Turn editing on

Turn Editing on 

2. Find and click the Add activity of resource button at the bottom right of the section you'd like to edit.

adding activity or resource 

3. Find "Quiz" and click on the circle in the activities section then click Add

Acitivies and resources overall 

4. After that you will be prompted to choose a name for the quiz and write a description.

adding a new quiz description

4. Under that will be numerous sections, the important ones to make sure you examine are:

Timing where you can choose the time limit for the quiz

Grade where you can choose how it is graded
Question behavior where you can choose to change how the questions interact with the student

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