Canvas Course Design

Quiz/Suvey Tool

The Quiz tool can be used to create and administer online quizzes and surveys. You can also use quizzes to conduct exams and assessments, both graded and ungraded. The Quiz Types include:

  • Graded Quiz – The intention of a Graded Quizzes is that it will be used to assess student knowledge and understanding of the content in the course.
  • Practice Quiz – Students do not receive a grade for Practice Quizzes, even though the quiz results display the number of points earned in the quiz.
  • Graded Survey – A Graded Survey allows the instructor to give students points for completing the survey, but it does not allow the survey to be graded for right or wrong answers.
  • Ungraded Survey – An Ungraded Survey allows  instructors to solicit opinions or other information from the students, but students do not receive a grade for their responses

To learn more about Canvas Quizzes, feel free to review the Quiz Videos and Quiz Tutorials listed on this page.

Quiz Question Type Tutorials

Quiz Creation Tutorials

Quiz Grading Tutorials