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There are several steps to take in setting up a new quiz in D2L: selecting settings for the quiz, adding questions to it, then activating the quiz.
For information on randomizing the quiz questions to help prevent cheating, see both Using the Question Library and
Note: By default, only the overall quiz score is displayed on the quiz submission confirmation page. To set up a quiz to release answers, see
Changing Quiz Settings in the section titled "Display Questions and Answers after Students have Completed a Quiz."
By default, the status of a new quiz status is set to hidden and thus is not visible to students. This visibility must be changed before students will be able to see and take the assessment. When a quiz is hidden, an icon of an eye with a slash will appear next to the quiz name on the "Manage Quizzes" page.
Note: To add a link to a Quiz to a module in Content, follow the directions to
Add Links to Other Parts of the Course Site.
Learn about Changing Quiz Settings, how to Grade Quizzes,
Granting Special Access to Quizzes, and
Solving Quiz Submission Issues.