This article is for Administrators and Teachers
Create a Quiz
From the Main Menu, navigate to: Curriculum > Tasks
Click the green +Create Task button to begin creating your task that will become your Quiz.
Complete these fields. Those marked with an asterisk * are compulsory
Task Name* - This will be the name of your Quiz
Task Type* - This is where you set your task type to be Quiz
Description - You can record the instructions, description and details of the quiz here.
Task Attachments - Attach any additional information that the user may need here (e.g., an image the quiz is based upon)
Has Due Date?*
When set to Yes you are required to populate the Due Date* and Due Time* for the quiz.
When set to No you can set an End Date and End Time which is when the task will become unavailable. If no date is given, the task will expire when the class expires.
Colour* - Set the colour of the task for reporting purposes.
Student Task Understanding Scale to use* - Two options are available for a Quiz:
Allow Late Submissions - When enabled, students will be able to submit their answers after the due date.
Parent Sign-off Required?* - Enabling this will require a parent to sign-off on the students work prior to submission.
Require attachment files on student hand in?* - Limit the students ability to attach files.
Send notification to teachers about this task?* - Enabling this will send notification to class teachers of the selected classes.
Add Classes and Students
Prior to publishing your quiz, the students that are to access the quiz need to be identified.
Tick to select the relevant classes.
Click +Populate Student List to generate a list of students within those classes. Untick any students to exclude.
While the status of the task is: ? Unfinalised Quiz, you can adjust the previous settings of your quiz.
There are two areas that you can choose to modify prior to creating your content:
You can set the following quiz parameters:
Add time limit to complete the quiz? - When set to Yes you can set the time limit the student has to complete the task.
Allow students to see answers before/during the quiz - Students will have the option to see the answers of the quiz
Number of times students can attempt the quiz - This allows a student to attempt the quiz multiple or infinite times.
In some scenarios, you may require different questions to have a greater value that the others.
Assign all questions the same amount of marks:*
Selecting Yes will set each question that you create the marked value that is set in the Marks for each question box (which is below the question).
Selecting No will allow you assign a mark for each individual question (once the question has been created).
Changing this option from No to Yes will set your created questions to the number recorded in the Marks for each question box.
Custom grading only becomes available after at least one quiz question has been created.
It is advised that you:
By completing the above steps, the marks associated with the quiz will populate the custom grading scale that will assist in applying the following options:
We provide six individual types of questions that can be raised:
Provides a Question* and Answer* text box
Provides a Question* field box and by default four multiple choice Answers* allowing a single answer
This allows the student to select multiple pre-set options
Similar to the Multiple Choice however the student can select more than one answer and will be given a proportional score for each correct answer.
The Question* field box and by default four choice Answers* fields are provided.
Provides a single Question* field box and Answer* options of either True or False.
Providing a single Question* field and by default, four Choice and Match Answers*
Similar to the Written Answer option, you have the Question* field to set your questions, statements or information that includes multiple missing words.
We suggest you use "______" as your placeholder for the Blank words…however the choice is ultimately yours.
You can also import questions from another quiz if required:
Click the Import Questions from another quiz button
Select the quiz you want to include the questions from
Import or click on the required question type to add a question to your quiz.
Once you have added all your content, Press the Green Finalise Quiz button.
You do have the ability to edit your quiz prior to release.
Once a task has successfully been created, you have access to the various options depending on the status of the task:
Grade Students - Once the due date has passed, this option will allow you to grade the students submitted work.
Release Task - Selecting this will release the task to the selected students.
Edit - Returns you to the Create your Task screen (Edit Task) to make changes.
Delete - You can only delete a Task that has had no work submitted or graded.
View quiz - Allows you to view the Task as a Student would see it.
Edit Quiz - Returns you to the Edit Quiz screen to make changes to the Marks, and Questions.
You must release the task for it to be available to the selected students and parents.
When selected you will be prompted with the following:
The date and time chosen will determine when the students have access to the task.
You do have the option to Unrelease Task from the View button drop down menu:
Students and teachers will be notified of the newly created task through notifications and Diary entries that will be generated on the due date of the tasks.
You can grade a student task by simply selecting Grade Student from the drop menu of the listed tasks.
The Questions will be automatically marked depending on the following question types:
If your quiz consists solely of automatically marked question types:
You still need to save the students score as you have the option to add or subtract miscellaneous marks and choose to provide feedback to the student.
You can also view the automatically marked questions by clicking the Show automatically graded questions button.
If your quiz contains non automatically marked question types:
Once a quiz has been graded, the results will be updated for both the parent and student to see.
Starting a Quiz
Students can access a task directly from:
Multiple filter options are available for a student to directly find a selected their tasks…
These include filtering by:
To complete a task, the student can either click on the Task Title or the View Button…
If a time-limit has been set, It will be displayed at the top of the Quiz and begin counting down:
You do not have the ability to save your progress if a time-limit has been set.
If no time limit has been set, you can save your progress and revisit the quiz at a later stage by clicking the Save Progress button at the bottom of the page.
Finishing and Saving a quiz
Once a quiz is complete you will be prompted with the following message:
Finalising a quiz does not hand it in.
If the quiz creator allows it, you can reattempt the quiz by clicking the Reattempt Quiz button.
You will be taken back to the quiz for another attempt.
Prior to Handing in the quiz, you can leave a comment in relation to the quiz and when you are ready to hand in your answers, click the Hand In button.
Once the Hand In button is clicked, you can no longer reattempt the quiz.
If your teacher has set the quiz to have parental sign-off, a notification will be sent to your parent/guardian to submit the quiz.
The task will not be handed in until the parent has signed off if this feature was enabled.
Parents can view all the tasks assigned to their students and can filter the results via the Filter button.
In some circumstances, the teacher can request the parent to sign off on a task.
Once the student completes it, the parent must sign it off before the hand in is official.
For a parent to sign off on a task:
This will complete the hand in process to the teacher.