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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. Click on the quiz on the course homepage.

2. Click on the gear icon in the upper right, then click 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 entirely. In this example below, the original correct answer (separation) had its grade changed from 100% to None, while the new correct answer (integration) had its grade changed from None to 100%.

designating correct and incorrect answers with feedback

right answer

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 multiple choice question:

  • Follow Steps 1-3 above to access the question.
  • Change every answer choice to 100%. Note: while this is possible for multiple choice questions, it might not be possible for every question type.

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


Or to completely throw out the question:

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

6. Select Save changes when finished correcting answers.

Re-Grade the Quiz Scores

1. While viewing the quiz, click on the gear in the upper right to open the Quiz Administration block, then select Results.

results link in the administration block

2. Select Regrade all button in the center of the screen.

regrade all button

3. Verify the scores have changed for the updated questions and the quiz grade.

verify grades have changed after regrading