Preview Quizzes

The quiz preview option allows you to test the accuracy of your quiz content and grading before you release a quiz. While previewing a quiz, you can answer the questions, view allowed hints, submit the quiz, auto-grade answers, read feedback, and view results. 

  1. In the Navbar, select [Course Activities], and then select [Quizzes].

    Indicates Course Activities on the Navbar and Identifies Quizzes

  2. From the drop-down menu of the quiz to preview, select [Preview].

    Indicates drop down menu and Identifies Preview quiz option

    NOTE: There is an alternate navigation to Preview a quiz, found by going to [Edit], but this is not recommended, as going this way will not show the [Exit Preview] button.

  3. Select the [Bypass Restrictions] check box to view the quiz without user restrictions turned on.

    Identifies Bypass Restrictions option on quiz

  4. Click the [Start Quiz] button, and preview your quiz.

  5. Click the [Exit Preview] button in the upper right corner to return to the Manage Quizzes page when done.

    Indicates Exit Preview button location on quiz

  6. If you wish to Submit, then on the Quiz Submission Confirmation screen, you will see a checkbox labeled [Allow this preview attempt to be graded in the Grade Quiz area]. If you check this checkbox, you will receive a grade for your quiz preview attempt (the grade will not count towards anything, but may be desirable for testing purposes). If you do not wish to receive a grade, do not check this checkbox.

NOTE: If you do not either Exit Preview or Submit the Quiz, you may be blocked from your email by the restriction: Disable Email, Instant Messages, and alerts. See Unable to Access Email Because of Quiz in Progress for information on the error.

Identifies Disable Email, Instant Messages and alerts advanced property option