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Add questions to the question bank

It's a good idea to organise your question bank into categories before adding questions.

  1. In your Moodle paper, select the More tab under the paper name.

    The top section of the main page of a Moodle paper with a red rectangle around the tab called 'More' in a list of tabs across the centre of the page.

  2. In the drop-down menu, select Question bank.

  3. Choose a category from the Select a category drop-down menu, located under the Question bank heading.

  4. Choose whether to Show question text in the question list.

    Question text can be made visible in the question list for easier identification
  5. Select Create a new question.

    Create a new question' option located within Question bank

  6. Choose a question type to add via the radio buttons, then at the bottom right of the menu box, select Add.

    There are a number of different possible question types

  7. Edit the question by adding a Question name, Question text, Answers, and any other necessary information.

    View of question settings

  8. Then, scroll down and select Save changes and continue editing or Save changes.

    Save changes options within Moodle

The new question will appear in your Question bank.


Select the small red question mark icons to see information about question fields.

We have created several help pages on adding a new question to a quiz. Alternatively, you can see the questions help pages on

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