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bertscjn1
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Getting a "Text only question" when using API to create quiz questions

I've been at this for the past 5 hours... I'm trying to upload questions from a JSON file to Canvas via Canvas' API, but all I can get is a blank, dummy-placeholder question. I am using cURL. Below is my JSON, cURL command, and output. What am I doing wrong!?

 

 

 

{
  "question": {
    "question_name": "Question 1",
    "question_text": "question text goes here",
    "question_type": "multiple_choice_question",
    "points_possible": 10,
    "answers": {
      "0": {
        "answer_text": "answer 1",
        "answer_weight": 0
      },
      "1": {
        "answer_text": "answer 2",
        "answer_weight": 0
      },
      "2": {
        "answer_text": "answer 3",
        "answer_weight": 0
      },
      "3": {
        "answer_text": "answer 4",
        "answer_weight": 100
      }
    }
  }
}
curl 'https://uc.instructure.com/api/v1/courses/1450168/quizzes/4569831/questions/' -H 'Authorization: Bearer MY_SUPER_SECRET_ACCESS_TOKEN' -d '@/Desktop/test.json' -H "Accept: application/json Content-Type: application/json" -X POST

 

 

 

Output in Terminal:

 

 

{"id":62578744,"quiz_id":4569831,"quiz_group_id":null,"assessment_question_id":null,"position":null,"question_name":"Question","question_type":"text_only_question","question_text":"Question text","points_possible":0,"correct_comments":"","incorrect_comments":"","neutral_comments":"","correct_comments_html":"","incorrect_comments_html":"","neutral_comments_html":"","answers":[],"variables":null,"formulas":null,"answer_tolerance":null,"formula_decimal_places":null,"matches":null,"matching_answer_incorrect_matches":null,"assessment_question":null}%   

 

 

 

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