How do I add all items or a random set from an item bank to a quiz in New Quizzes?

You can add multiple items to a quiz from an item bank in New Quizzes. These questions display in random order. Depending on the number of items you include from your item bank, students may view different questions when taking their quiz.

This lesson shows how to add an item from an item bank using the Item Banks button from the Build page. You can also access your item banks when adding content to a quiz.

You can also add individual items from an item bank.

Note: When you add stimulus content to an item bank, questions attached to the stimulus content are not automatically added and must be added to the item bank manually. Likewise, when you add stimulus content to a quiz from an item bank, attached questions are not automatically added.

Open Quizzes

Open Quizzes

In Course Navigation, click the Quizzes link.

Note: You can also access quizzes from the Assignments page.

Open Build Page

To add all items or a random set from an item bank, find the quiz you want to open [1].

To open New Quizzes from an existing quiz, click the Options icon [2] and then click the Build link [3].

Open Item Banks

Click the Item Banks button.


Open Item Bank

Open Item Bank

Click the name of an item bank.

Add Multiple Items

Add Multiple Questions

Click the Add All/Random button.

Edit Item Bank Question Settings

By default, the quiz includes all items from the item bank [1] and will award one point per question [2]. To edit these settings, click the Edit icon [3].

To change the item bank for the items, click the Select the destination bank menu [1].

To use all items from the item bank, select the Use all questions option [2]. To randomly select a specific number of items, select the Randomly select questions option [3] and enter the number of items to use in the Number of questions field [4].

To adjust the amount of points awarded per question, enter the number in the Points per question field [5]. To save your settings, click the Done button [6].

View Item Bank

View the items. You can view the question numbers that will be represented by items [1], the item bank used [2], and the amount of points per question to be awarded [3].

To move the questions, click the Move icon [4]. To delete the item bank questions, click the Delete icon [5].