Does anyone know of an API call that can return the number of remaining attempts a student has for a quiz? Basically I'm looking for how to return the "attempts left" number that is on the "Moderate Quiz" screen using the API.
It looks like there is an actual attempts_left indicator when you return the submissions for a quiz and even when you return a specific quiz submission. It doesn't look like its in the API docs but it does get returned when I make a submissions call. See https://canvas.instructure.com/doc/api/quiz_submissions.html#method.quizzes/quiz_submissions_api.index for more information.
For students that do not have a submission you could run a simple check to see if their user_id matches any submissions and if they don't you could then get the allowed_attempts from the quiz settings, https://usu.instructure.com/doc/api/quizzes.html#method.quizzes/quizzes_api.show, and just display that till they have a submission then fall back on the attempts_left from the submission.
Hope that point you in the right direction.
Not sure how I missed that. Thanks!
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