About this Tool

The Canvas Quizzes tool can be used to check for student understanding and assess comprehension of course material. Use the tool to create and administer online quizzes with auto-graded and manually graded questions. Quizzes can also be used to conduct surveys and ungraded practice quizzes.

Key Features for Teaching and Learning

  • Choose your type of quiz. Canvas has four different types of quizzes for you to choose from: graded quizzes, practice quizzes, graded surveys, and ungraded quizzes.
  • Create and use Question Banks. With Question Banks, you can randomize selection of questions from a pool of questions.
  • Customize quizzes for your class. Set time limits, numbers of attempts, and due dates.
  • Accomodate student needs. Canvas Quizzes allow you to provide extra time or multiple attempts to students with accommodations.

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