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D2L Students: Quizzes

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Instructors may require students to take quizzes online in Desire2Learn. This allows students to conveniently take quizzes outside of the classroom, while instructors can still set a time frame. In addition, if the instructor allows quiz results to be posted to the class, class statistics can be accessed instantly.

For more information about taking quizzes, watch the tutorial on Taking a Quiz.

Taking the Quiz

Typically you will have a time frame within which to take the quiz at your convenience. We strongly recommend that you check the D2L homepage to determine when regular maintenance of the D2L system is scheduled (usually early morning hours). While you can access your course during maintenance, we do not recommend taking a quiz during that time. Additionally, we do not recommend trying to take a quiz over a wireless connection.

  1. From the Course Home page, on the navigation bar, click Quizzes.
    The Quiz List pane appears.

    Quiz List

  2. Click on the title of the desired quiz.
    The [Quiz name] pane appears.

  3. Click Start Quiz!
    The confirmation dialog box appears.

  4. Click Ok.
    The quiz begins.
    Note: Read the directions for the quiz.The time allotted for the quiz is displayed at the top of the Quiz page.

  5. Answer the quiz questions.
    Note: Depending on the type of question, select or type the best answer or select all answers that apply.

  6. After answering each question, click Save.
    Note: It is recommended you save each response as you take the quiz.

  7. When finished, click Go to Submit Quiz.
    The Quiz Submission Confirmation page appears, along with warnings about any unfinished questions.
    Hint: This is the last chance to change any answers.

  8. To change an answer,
    1. In the Quiz Info pane on the left , click the appropriate question number.
      The question appears.

      Quiz info pane

    2. Make the desired changes.
    3. Click Save.
    4. Repeat steps a-c for other questions.
    5. Click Go to Submit Quiz.

  9. If you are satisfied with your quiz answers, click Submit Quiz.

  10. To submit the quiz, click Yes.
    To return to the quiz, click No.

Viewing Quiz Information

Before and after completing the quiz, certain information is made available to you based upon your instructor's settings. The Submissions and Reports links contain that quiz information.

  1. From the Course Home page, on the navigation bar, click Quizzes.
    The Quiz List pane appears.

  2. Click on the black dropdown arrow dropdown arrow next to the quiz name; your options for viewing additional quiz information will appear.
    Notes: Your options are Submissions and Reports. The Reports information will be available only if your instructor has set up a Quiz Report.


Submissions Information
The Submissions information pane allows you to view the number of quiz attempts you have made as well as the date and time of the attempts. If the instructor has made the questions and answers available, that information will also appear in this section. Click on Attempt 1 (or Attempt 2, etc.) to view your quiz results.

Quiz submission information

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