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How do I make my quiz show the questions in random order?

You will learn how to randomize the order of the questions in your quiz. You will learn how to add questions you are already have into a New Question Group which is how you set your Quiz to show the questions in random order.

1. Click on the Quizzes navigation item.

Quizzes link selected

2. Click on the Quiz you want to change.

Case Study Quiz selected.

3. Click on Edit.

Edit button selected

4. Click on Questions.

Questions tab selected

5. Scroll down and click on +New Question Group.

+New Question Group

6. Type a name for the new question group.

Name field selected

7. Type how many questions to randomly draw.

Number of questions set to 5.

8. Click on Create Group.

Create Group button selected

9. Grab the 8 dots menu and drag the question into the group.

8 dots menu selected
Alternate method to move the questions into a question group.

1. Click on the 8 dots menu.

8 dots menu selected

2. Click on the dropdown menu.

dropdown menu seelcted for Into question group

3. Select the name of the new question group you just created.

Case Study Quiz selected

4. Click on Save.

Save button selected

10. Drag the question into the question group.

What type of factorial is it? question dragged to question group

11. Drag the remaining questions into the group.

Remaining questions dragged over

12. Click on Save.

Save button selected

13. Click on Preview.

Preview button selected

14. The quiz will display in random order.

Each time you click on the Preview button, you should see the questions in a different order.

Review of quiz

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Article Summary

You have now learned how to move questions into a Question Group which will randomly display the order of the questions in the quiz.