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The Question Library in D2L is a repository for quiz questions. It can be used to store quiz questions and randomly add questions or subsets of questions to a quiz.
Creating sections within the Question Library allows instructors to organize and easily access questions. Questions can be added manually or imported from a quiz. Once in the Question Library, questions can be imported into a quiz.
As a best practice, it is recommended to create a section in the Question Library, then add quiz questions to this section. This will make it easier to select the questions to add to a quiz, especially if the questions will be randomized. (See Randomizing Quizzes for more information.)
There are 12 question types in D2L (multiple-choice, written response, etc.), and the process for building each question type is slightly different. This section provides an overview of the process, but detailed, step-by-step instructions for each question type can be found on the
D2L Resource Center website.
Note: To preview a question, select
Preview at the bottom of the page.
Once questions have been added to the Question Library, quizzes can be created with randomized questions. View
Randomizing Quizzes for more information.
Have a quiz you need set up in D2L? Fill out this quick form, and the FITS staff will create it in D2L using the file you send us.