Quizzes | How to preview a quiz

After a quiz has been created, it is possible to see a preview of it to check how the student will experience this kind of assessment. This manual will show how to preview a quiz.

This article shows how to

How to preview a quiz

Navigate to your course, in the green navigation bar

  1. Click on Assessments, a drop-down menu will appear
  2. Click on Quizzes, this will open the Quiz homepage
navigate to assessment and quizzes in the navigation bar
  1. Click on the black arrow next to the quiz name

On the drop-down menu

  1. Click on Preview
click on the black arrow next to the quiz name, then click on preview on the drop-down menu

Now you are in the Preview Quiz page. Here, you can check all the general details of the quiz that you are going to preview, such as quiz period, time allowed, attempts available, and instructions. You can also leave this page by clicking Exit Preview in the top right side of the screen.

  1. (Optional) Check the Bypass Restrictions option to run the quiz preview without any of the (possibly) enabled restrictions
  2. Click on Start Quiz!
overall quiz preview, click start quiz

Now you will see the preview of the quiz. This is the same view as the students will see of the questions.

  1. Go through the quiz answering the questions
  2. When the quiz is finished, click on Submit Quiz
quiz questions preview. complete the questions and click submit quiz!

This redirect the user to the Quiz Submission Confirmation page

  1. (Optional) Click on Allow this preview attempt to be graded in the Grade Quiz area if you want to check the grades received from this quiz preview in the quiz submissions page. The result will not be included in the statistics.
  2. Click on Submit Quiz
quiz submission confirmation screen

The results are previewed according to the Submission view set in the quiz. Learn more about Submission Views in the article Submission views.

  1. Click on Done
quiz submission view

After clicking Done, the Quiz Submissions window will be shown. When additional views are set, other submission views are available in the drop-down menu under Submission View.

  1. Click on the Attempt if you want to see again the submission view preview
  2. Click on Exit Preview

This will take you back to the Quizzes homepage.

quiz submission history of attempts view


Now you know how to preview a Quiz in Brightspace!


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