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Correcting Scores For Revised Quiz Questions

At times, a quiz may need to be revised. For example, if a wrong answer option was marked as correct for one of the questions on a quiz, the scores for students who have already taken the quiz will need to be corrected.

Note: These directions will work for true/false and multiple choice question types. Other types of questions will need to be manually re-graded.

Revise the Quiz Question

Before quiz grades can be updated, the quiz question should be revised as needed.

  1. Navigate to Quizzes.
  2. Select the name of the quiz to be edited.
  3. Under the "Quiz Questions" heading, select Add/Edit Questions.
  4. A confirmation will open. Select Continue.
  5. Select the question to edit.
  6. Make the necessary edits to the question.
  7. When finished, select Save.
  8. Go back to the "Edit Quiz" page using the "Back to Settings" button.
  9. Select Save and Close.

Regrade the Quiz Question

After the quiz question has been revised, the attempts for the quiz can be regraded.

  1. Navigate to Quizzes.
  2. Select the dropdown arrow next to the quiz to be revised.
  3. Select Grade.
  4. Select the Questions tab [A].
    questions tab
  5. Select the Update All Attempts radial button.
  6. Under the heading, "Questions that are not in the quiz anymore", locate and select the question that was modified.
  7. A new page will open. Under the “Grading Type” list, select the radial button for the "Give to attempts with answer" option [A].
    give to all attempts with answer button
  8. Select the number of the answer option that was incorrectly marked as correct on the drop-down menu.
  9. Enter 0 in the “points” text box.
  10. Select Save.
  11. A confirmation popup will open. Select Yes.
  12. Repeat the selection of the radial button for the "Give to attempts with answer" option.
  13. Select the number of the answer that is now correct on the drop-down menu.
  14. Enter the point value for that question in the “points” text box.
  15. Select Save when complete.
  16. The confirmation will open again. Select Yes.
  17. Select Go Back to Questions.
  18. Select the Users tab.
  19. Select the checkbox [A] to select all users.
  20. Select Publish Feedback [B].
    publish feedback
  21. The grades for the quiz will updated.