How to edit quiz question visibility and properties
In Brightspace Quiz tool it is possible to manage how the quiz questions will appear to students when taking the quiz.
This article will explain:
Where to edit quiz questions properties
To open the settings and properties of questions in an existing quiz, first navigate to your course, then
- Click Assessment in the green navigation bar
- Click Quizzes
On the quiz homepage navigate to the quiz where you want to edit the properties of the questions. Then,
- Click on the quiz name
This will open the quiz settings page. Here scroll to the section Quiz Questions:
Quiz question properties
You can adjust the following general properties of questions in a Brightspace quiz:
- Questions per page
- Prevent moving backwards through quiz pages
- Shuffle questions at the quiz level
- Edit value per question
Each of the options is explained in the following text.
Questions per page
With Questions per Page it is possible to either have a limited number of questions per page, when left blank the entire quiz will be presented on a single page.
To make use of this option:
- Type the number in the box
- Click the button Apply
A purple line will appear in the question overview below dividing the questions by the number you typed, and a number in the first column Page of the overview will indicate the page number of the question
To remove the paging click on each purple line between the questions in the overview.
Prevent moving backwards through quiz pages
When this option is enabled, students taking the quiz will only be able to move forward through pages. They will not be allowed to move to a previous page once they have left it.
For example, when a question is a follow-up of a previous question that gives a hint to the correct answer.
Shuffle questions at the quiz level
Tick the box Shuffle questions at the quiz level to present the quiz in a different order for each student. Quiz Sections (if used) will also be shuffled, sub-questions will not.
Edit value per question
When clicking the button Edit Values the questions overview becomes editable for:
- the points of a question
- the difficulty of a question
- making a question a Bonus question
- making a question mandatory
Click Save and Close at the bottom of the page to save changes and return to the Quiz homepage.
You now know how to edit properties of quiz questions in Brightspace!