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Importing quiz questions

You can import quiz questions from numerous sources. Questions can come from an existing collection of questions (quizzes, surveys, self assessments, and the Question Library), a CSV file, or a learning object repository.

Import quiz questions from an existing collection

You can import quiz questions from existing collections of questions within Quizzes, Surveys, Self Assessments, and the Question Library.

  1. On the Manage Quizzes page, click on the quiz you want to import questions to.
  2. Click Add/Edit Questions in the Properties tab.
  3. Click Import.
  4. On the Import page, select From an Existing Collection from the Import Source drop-down list.
  5. In the Source Collection drop-down list, select the source where existing questions reside.
  6. In the Source Section drop-down list, choose the Collection Root or a specific section from which existing questions reside.
  7. Select the check boxes beside the questions you want to import, then click Save.

Import quiz questions from a CSV file

You can create quiz questions offline using a CSV formatted text file. Follow the steps below to access a template for creating the text file, or upload a question file you have completed.

  1. On the Manage Quizzes page, click on the quiz you want to import questions to.
  2. Click Add/Edit Questions in the Properties tab.
  3. Click Import.
  4. On the Import page, select From a Desire2Learn Text Format File from the Import Source drop-down list.
  5. You can click the CSV Sample File link and Save the file to your computer to download the text file template.
  6. Click Browse and select a CSV question file you have completed and want to upload to the quiz. Click Open.
  7. Click Save.

Import quiz questions from a learning object repository

  1. On the Manage Quizzes page, click on the quiz you want to import questions to.
  2. Click Add/Edit Questions in the Properties tab.
  3. Click Import.
  4. On the import page, select Learning Repository (LOR) from the Import Source drop-down list.
  5. Click Add Learning Object and browse the repository for the CSV file you want to import.
  6. When you find the file you want to import, select the option button next to the object and click Select.
  7. Click Save. If you want to replace or remove the object you chose, click the Delete icon and repeat from Step 4.

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