Quizzes

Quizzes Please note: taking a quiz on a mobile device is strongly discouraged. For the best technical experience, take your quizzes on a desktop or laptop computer.

Your instructor may use the Quizzes feature in D2L in order for you to take your quizzes and exams online. See the video at the bottom of this page with detailed instructions.
   
From within your course, click on the Quizzes link on the Navigation Bar.

The navigation bar with Quizzes highlighted.
 
Click on the Quiz you are ready to take as pictured below.

Click on the quiz you are ready to take.

Read any instructions on the quiz page carefully. Instructors have various options which will determine how the quiz will look and what you need to do to complete the quiz within the time limit that has been allotted. If you see a message on the screen that you need to download the Respondus LockDown Browser, click on that link on the right to learn more about it. In the following image you can see that times allowed is 15 minutes. Then, click on Start Quiz.

The important details of taking a quiz and the Start Quiz button highlighted.
 
Once you click on Start Quiz, you will see the following Confirmation screen:
 
The quiz opens and you are ready to begin. Answer the quiz questions by selecting an answer from the list of options, or by filling in the appropriate text field. Here is a sample of what you could see. Be sure to SAVE each answer by clicking on the little icon on the right side of the question number. If you forget to save each time, you can click the Save All Responses (see below) at the bottom of the page, or the quiz will prompt you at the end to save your answers.

Time Restricted Quizzes
If your quiz has a time limit you may be prompted, or forced, to submit your quiz. If the quiz is set to auto-submit, at the end of the designated time period, only saved questions are submitted.
Make sure you save regularly near the end of the quiz period, try to finish, and submit, the quiz before the time expires.

Image of a sample quiz in progress with the save feature highlighted.
 
The Save All Responses button that is at the bottom of each quiz screen.
 
If there are a lot of questions on a single page, or you are working on a time-consuming question. Click the Next Page or Previous Page icon to navigate between pages. Before you are finished, revising the questions, and then Click the Go to Submit Quiz button when you are ready to submit. Once you have clicked on the Go to Submit button, you will see the following:

Image with the Submit Quiz button highlighted.
 
Make sure that you click Submit Quiz, before you exit D2L. 

Once you click Submit Quiz, you will see the following screen:
Screen shot of the final submit quiz confirmation box.
Make sure to click on "Yes".
 
If the test is automatically graded, you will see your score immediately at the end of the quiz and in the grade book. Some instructors will also let you see the questions and answers, or just the questions you answered incorrectly.  If your quiz has essay questions, or long answers, you will have to wait for the instructor to grade them. 
 
Viewing Quiz Results
There are two ways to view your quiz results. One is to click on the quiz and click the Submissions tab at the top. Then click on an Attempt.
Image of one way to view your quiz results.

OR

The second way to view your quiz results it to go into your Quizzes on the Navigation Bar and click the Submissions icon beside the quiz to also see your Attempts.
Image showing another way to view you quiz results.

 "Attempt in Progress”

When you take a QUIZ but fail to submit it before the Quiz Period expires, the D2L system shows no submission or grade.  It is an Attempt in Progress.

NOTE: Only your instructor can remedy an Attempt in Progress. Please contact your instructor for assistance.

Attempt in progress message