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How do I create a quiz question pool for my Brightspace course?

 


This resource overviews how to create a section (folder) of quiz questions in the question library, from which x number of questions are randomly pulled into a quiz for each student.  An example of this would be a section containing 50 questions, from which 25 questions are pulled randomly into the quiz for each student.

Create A Section Of Quiz Questions

  1. From the course navigation bar, click Course Tools and select Quizzes from the drop-down.
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  2. Click the Question Library tab.
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  3. Click New and select Section from the drop-down.
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  4. Name the section, review the remaining options, and click Save when finished.
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  5. Click the name of the section/folder you just created to open it.
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  6. Click the New button and select the first question type you would like to add from the drop-down. Create the question, save, and repeat this step to create additional questions for this section.
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    PLEASE NOTE:  If you have already created these questions in a quiz, click Import and select Browse Existing Questions to select the questions and add them to this section.

  7. Once all the questions have been created and/or imported for this section, click Done Editing Questions. Repeat these steps to create additional sections as desired.
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Create A Question Pool

  1. Click New Quiz and enter a name for the quiz.
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  2. Click the Add/Edit Questions button.
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  3. Click Add and select Question Pool from the drop-down.
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  4. Name the question pool and click Browse Question Library.
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  5. Select the section/folder you previously created and then click Import.
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  6. Enter the number of questions you would like to appear on the quiz out of the number you previously created in the section/folder (ex. 15 questions out of 35 questions created). Then, enter the number of points each question will be worth.
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  7. Click Save when finished.
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  8. Repeat these steps to add any additional questions or question pools to the quiz. Click Back to Settings when finished.
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  9. Proceed with setting up the remainder of the quiz.

Last Updated: 3/3/2022