Quizzes: Question Pools

You can create questions pools in quizzes to distribute a unique set of questions to individual users. Question Pools pull questions from a designated pool of questions stored in the question library. Questions must be imported into a question pool. If your questions are not currently in the Question Library, please follow the steps to Import Quiz Questions from Quiz to the Question Library.

Since you can only access question pools within quizzes, you must create a quiz before you can create its random sections. You can import an infinite number of questions from Question Library into each question pool, but you cannot create new questions within random section folders.

Managing question pools (renaming, reordering, deleting) is similar to managing quiz questions except you cannot publish random sections.

Create a Question Pool

  1. From within a Quiz, Click Add/Edit Questions
  2. Select New button then click Question Pool.New Question Pool
  3. Enter a Question Pool Title such as “Terms” or “Quiz 1 Random.”
    Question Pool Title
  4. Click on the Browse Question Library button.
    Browse Question Library
  5. Click to check the box next to the questions or section you want to import into the Question Pool.
    Select questions
  6. Click the Add button to import the questions and/or sections into the question pool.
    Add Questions
  7. Enter the number of questions to select randomly from the pool for each quiz.
    Enter number of questions to select
  8. Enter the Points per Question.
    enter points per questions
  9. Click Save to finish creating the question pool.
  10. Click on the Question Pool name to make further changes or click on the Done Editing Questions button to finish building the question pool.
    Done editing questions
  11. The Question Pool will now appear in the quiz questions area.
    Question Pool in Quiz

Import Questions from the Question Library Back into the Quiz’s Random Section

These steps require questions to already sit in the Question Library. For information on how to send quiz questions to the Question Library, please see  our Import Quiz Questions from Quiz to Question Library page.

  1. Click into the purple folder you just created in the steps above.
    Select the Random Section
  2. Click Import
  3. Locate the questions in the Question Library by selecting the correct Source Section. Select all the questions to import back into the quiz.
    Random Section: Import Questions from Question Library
  4. Click Save
  5. IMPORTANT: Enter the number of Questions per Attempt and IMMEDIATELY click Save.
    Questions Per Attempt
  6. Edit any questions if needed.  If no edits are needed, select Done Editing Questions.

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