Moderate Quiz

The Moderate Quiz feature for published Canvas Classic Quizzes allows you to see whether students have taken a quiz, how long students have been taking the quiz, extend the time limit, override the date settings, or provide additional attempts for one student. For full details on all these features, see Once I publish a quiz, how do I use the Moderate Quiz page? external link icon

Additional Attempts

To give a student an additional attempt on the quiz:

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Go to the quiz details page

 
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Click on Moderate This Quiz

Quizzes page showing Related Items of Quiz Statistics, Moderate this quiz, and Speedgrader

 
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Find the name of the student for whom you would like to allow additional attempts

 
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Click on the pencil icon next to the name

 
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Enter the number of ADDITIONAL attempts

Student Extensions window with extra attempts box highlighted

 
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Optional: If the due date or availability date has passed, you can also check the box to Manually unlock the quiz for the next attempt

This setting overrides all due date and locked after date settings, so use it with caution. (Another better way to do this is to add additional date settings for the student.)

Student Extensions window with manually unlock the quiz for the next attempt box checked

 
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Click Save

 

Extend the Time Limit

For students with documented DRC accommodations, time extensions will be done for you.
1

Go to the quiz details page

 
2

Click on Moderate This Quiz

Quizzes page showing Related Items of Quiz Statistics, Moderate this quiz, and Speedgrader

 
3

Find the name of the student for whom you would like to allow additional time

 
4

Click on the pencil icon next to the name

 
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Enter the number of ADDITIONAL minutes

Student Extensions window with extra time on every attempt field highlighted

 
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Click Save

 


Moderate Quiz Video Tutorial

This short video will walk you through the process of giving students additional quiz attempts and extending their time limit.