Quiz and Question Bank



Copying question bank questions between courses

To Export Questions out of the test bank in a course:
1. Once you are in Moodle: go to the course you want to copy FROM
2. Go to “Question Bank” in the Administration section down on the right side
3. Select the Category (chapter number) you want to draw questions from (they will show up)
4. Click “Export” down on the right side in the Question Bank section
5. Click “Moodle XML format” in the File Format options
6. Uncheck the little box below that labeled “Write category to file”
7. Click “Export questions to file” and it should create a file in your downloads

To Import Questions into your course::
1. Go to your course in Moodle that you want to copy TO
2. Go to “Question Bank” in the Administration section down on the right side
3. Click “Categories” down on the right side in the Question Bank section
4. Click the blue “Add category” button
5. Change the Parent Category to “Top”
6. Name your category (probably the chapter number and name)
7. Add any category information you want in there to describe the file/questions
8. Click "Add Category”
9. Once you have a new category you need to Import your questions into it
10. Select the category you want to put the questions into
11. Click “Import” down on the right side in the Question Back section
12. Click “Moodle XML format”
13. In Import Questions from file, click "choose a file" you want to upload
14. Click “Chose File” again
15. Select your downloaded attachment from your download folder
16. Name the file
17. Click "Upload it” 
18. Under the General arrow, make sure you are putting it into the correct category
19. Click the blue “Import” button

Now you can utilize those questions in a quiz or exam that you want to design.

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