You can create an assessment using New Quizzes from the Assignments page. You can create various types of content in each assessment.
In the Assignments page, Quizzes created in New Quizzes display the Assignments icon.
Note: New Quizzes is an opt-in LTI tool. If this tool is not available to you, please contact your Canvas admin.
Edit Assessment Details
In the Assignment Name field , enter the name of your assessment. To enter assessment details, enter the total points possible , select the assignment group , and choose how the grade is displayed to students .
To remove this assessment from final grade calculations, click the Do not count this assignment towards the final grade checkbox .
In the Assign To field , select who will be required to take the assessment. You can assign the assessment to individual students or sections.
In the Due field , select the assessment due date.
In the Available from and Until fields , select the availability dates for the assessment.
Note: If you have set section override dates in your course, you may need to select a course section and set due and availability dates that fall within the section override dates.
In the Build page, you can edit the title and description of your assessment , view your item banks , align the assessment to outcomes , preview the assessment from the student view , and navigate the assessment .
You can use the Rich Content Editor to format and add content to your assessment instructions.
To add content to your assessment, click the Add button.
To insert content from an item bank, click the Item Bank button . To create a new question, click the button for the question type  or add stimulus content .
The following question types are available in New Quizzes:
For each question, you can enter a question title , question stem , and answers . You may also select options specific to the question , align the question to an outcome , and add the question to an item bank .
In the Points field , adjust the point value for the question by entering a number or clicking the arrow buttons. To add general student feedback, click the Feedback icon .
To save the question, click the Done button .
Notes: Essay questions do not include an answer field and must be graded manually.
Open Question Navigator
To open the Question Navigator and view your assessment, click the Expand icon.
View Question Navigator
In the Question Navigator, you can view each question number , question type , point total , question stem , and total question points .
To view a question in the assessment, click the question stem . You will be taken to the question within the assessment.
To manually reorder questions, click and hold the Move icon . Drag the question to where you want it to display in the assessment.