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Moodle - Active Quiz Set-up
How to set up an Active Quiz in Moodle.
1. Turn editing on by clicking the Turn editing on button at the top right hand side of the page.
2. In the desired week/topic, click the Add an activity and select Active Quiz.
Active Quiz: Give the quiz a name.
Introduction: Add a description.
Display Description on Course Page: Display description on course page (optional).
4. General Active Quiz Settings
Default Question Time: Select how long you want the questions to display. NOTE: This can be overridden by individual question settings.
5. Grade Settings
Assessed: Select if you want the quiz to be assessed.
Maximum Grade: Select the maximum grade.
Session Grading Method: Select from the dropdown menu which session grading method will be used. This is the method that is used when grading. The last "attempt" in a session for a user is always used. This method is for figuring out the grading with multiple sessions in the same realtime quiz.
6. Group Settings
Will Work in Groups: Select if students will work in groups.
Grouping: If groups will be used, select from the grouping dropdown.
Allow Group Attendance: If this box is enabled, the student taking the quiz can select which students in their group are in attendance. NOTE: how to create groups click here.
7. Review Options
By default, all of the options will be selected. Review each option and uncheck any category that is not preferred.
8. Common Module Setting
Visible: Select if the quiz should be visible or hidden to users upon login.
ID Number: If a grade is associated with the quiz in the gradebook, set the ID number.
9. Select the Save and return to course or Save and display button.