D2L Brightspace: Randomize Quiz Questions Using Question Pools

Question

How do I add random questions in my D2L Brightspace course quizzes? How can I give each student a unique, randomized quiz?

Overview

Use a Question Pool to provide each student with a unique, randomized set of questions on a quiz. NOTE: You must create or upload questions into your Question Library first to use Question Pools.

First, turn on the New Quiz Editing and Creation Experience:

  1. Edit the Quiz.
  2. If needed, turn on the New Quiz Editing and Creation Experience:
    1. Click the tab in the top right corner to expand the quiz experience selector.
    2. Click the Turn it on button.

Turning on the New Quiz editing experience in D2L Brightspace

Then, follow the steps to add a Question Pool to a D2L Brightspace quiz:

  1. Edit the Quiz.
  2. Scroll down to the Questions panel.
  3. Click the Create New button.
  4. Select Question Pool from the drop-down menu.

Create new Quiz questions menu with Question Pool selected

Next, create your new question pool:

  1. Enter a Question Pool Title.
  2. Click Browse Question Library
    • Check the box next to the questions you want to include in the random Question Pool.
    • Click Add.
  3. Enter the number of randomly selected questions you want each student to receive in the Number of Questions to Select text box
  4. Enter the number of points you want each question to be worth in the Points per Question text box
  5. Click Save.
  6. You will now see a Question Pool in your quiz.
  7. Click Save and Close.

Create a new question pool in Quizzes with question library selector and preview

 

 

Details

Article ID: 165
Created
Thu 2/17/22 3:51 PM
Modified
Mon 11/21/22 4:11 PM