New Quizzes Feature Comparison

Document created by Employee on Aug 30, 2017Last modified by Erin Hallmark on Jul 3, 2020
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Official User Group Document

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The following tables below show the current functionality available in New Quizzes compared to the functionality in Canvas Quizzes.


Additional functionality will continue to be added per the roadmap timeline in User Group: New Quizzes.


Canvas Workflows

Classic QuizzesNew Quizzes
Course Copy
Common Cartridge Import
Quiz Exports (content and files)
Duplicate Quiz from Quizzes page
Third-party Integrations (Proctor/Security)
Third-Party Item Types (Integration Framework)%
Blueprint Courses%
Ability to configure in *
Loss of Connectivity message when relevant%
Role permissions support
  • Designer role support
  • Observer role support
  • TA role support
Ability to enable at sub-account/course levels via flagN/A
Quiz content migration from CanvasN/A
Question Bank content migration from CanvasN/A

% - Partial solution 



Classic QuizzesNew Quizzes

Import Content into Individual Quiz

Create Practice Quiz

Create an assignment worth 0 points*

Create Survey
Preview quiz (student view)
API access to quizzes
LockDown browser support
Customize Question Feedback
Leave/Resume Quiz
Manage Question Banks/Item Banks
  • Bookmark Banks
  • Copy/Move Banked Questions
  • Delete Banks
  • Import Banks
  • Randomize Bank Questions
  • Share item banks
  • Tag banked items with metadata
  • Search content within an item bank
Regrade Questions

Reorder Questions

Rich Content Editor
  • Record audio and video
  • Content Selector Sidebar
  • Accessibility Checker
  • Apps and LTI tools
  • HTML Editor
  • Insert media iframe
  • Right-to-left/left-to-right formatting buttons

* Not supported; workaround option


Item/Question Types

Classic QuizzesNew Quizzes
Fill in the Blank
Fill in Multiple BlanksUse Fill in the Blank question*
File Upload
Multiple Answer
Multiple Choice
Multiple DropdownUse Fill in the Blank question*
Text (No Question)Text can be included as stimulus content, but the stimulus type requires adding questions related to the content*
Hot Spot

* Not supported; workaround option


Classic QuizzesNew Quizzes
Allow Multiple Attempts (All Students)
Require Waiting Period Between Attempts
Display One Question at Time
Require Access Code
Set Time Limit
Shuffle Questions Globally
Shuffle Answers Globally
Hide Student Responses
Filter IP Addresses
Assign to Individual Student*
Assign to Section*
Set Availability Dates*
Allow Multiple Attempts (Individual Student)
Shuffle Answers per Question

* Customize by editing the assignment in Canvas


Grading & Moderation

Classic QuizzesNew Quizzes
Add Extra Time (Individual Student, for the whole course)
Add Extra Time (Individual Student, for the assessment)
Add Extra Attempt (Individual Student, for the assessment)
View Moderation Page
Manually Submit Attempts
View Quiz Log
View Student Results
Automatic grading of questions
Add Fudge Points
Grade One Question at a Time (SpeedGrader)



Classic QuizzesNew Quizzes*
Item Analysis
Summary Statistics
Quintile Performance
Student Analysis CSV

* Reports may take up to 24 hours to generate

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