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Correct and Re-grade Questions

Why Do This

If a quiz is found to have a question with an incorrect answer or you decide later to exclude a question due to confusing wording or another reason, you can correct and re-grade the quiz.

Correct a Quiz Question

1. Select your quiz by  clicking on the quiz link on your course page, or  clicking Quizzes in the Activities block,  and then selecting the quiz to be edited.

2. In the Administration block, select Edit quiz.
edit quiz link
3. Select the Edit icon next to the question to be corrected.

edit quiz icon to revise the question

4. Change the answer to the question or go to the next step (step 5) to disclude the question from the quiz. In this example, the original correct answer (dog) had its grade changed from 100% to None, while the new correct answer (snake) had its grade changed from None to 100%.

designating correct and incorrect answers with feedback

Disclude a Quiz Question  

There are two options for discluding a question from a quiz: 1) give everyone credit for that question or 2) change the question point value to zero. The latter option slightly increases the point value of all the other quiz questions.

5. To give everyone credit for a discluded question:

a. Follow Steps 1-3 above to access the question.

b. Change every answer choice to 100%.

set point value at 100 for each answer choice to toss a question


c.  Edit the question and change the Default points to zero, so any answer, whether correct or incorrect will have no effect on the quiz score. 

point value at 0 for question

6. Select Save changes when finished correcting answers.

save changes button

Re-Grade the Quiz Scores

1. In the Administration block, select Results.

results link in the administration block
2. Select Regrade all in the center of the screen.

regrade all button

3. Verify the scores have changed for the updated questions and the quiz grade. The corrected scores are now reflected in the Gradebook.

verify grades have changed after regrading