Canvas Transition: Edit Quiz Questions

If you need to edit a question in Canvas, you have to edit both the question as it is in a quiz and in its Question Bank. If the question is used in multiple quizzes, you will have to fix it in each quiz.

Editing a Quiz Question in a Quiz

  1. Go to your Canvas course, then select Quizzes in the course navigation.
  2. Click the name of the Quiz where the question is stored.
  3. Click the Edit button. The quiz Details tab opens.
  4. Click the Questions tab to view the Quiz questions.
  5. Mouse over the question you wish to edit. New icons will appear below the question title in the upper right.
  6. Click the Edit this Question icon. The Rich Content Editor (RCE) opens.
  7. Edit the question as needed.
  8. Use the Accessibility Checker in the Rich Content Editor.
  9. Click Update Question to save your changes.

Editing a Quiz Question in a Question Bank

  1. Go to your Canvas course, then select Quizzes in the course navigation.
  2. Click the Manage Question Banks icon in the upper right.
  3. Click the name of the Question Bank where the question is stored.
  4. Click the Edit button. The quiz Details tab opens.
  5. Click the Questions tab to view the Quiz questions.
  6. Mouse over the question you wish to edit. New icons will appear below the question title in the upper right.
  7. Click the Edit this Question icon. The Rich Content Editor (RCE) opens.
  8. Use the Accessibility Checker in the Rich Content Editor.
  9. Click Update Question to save your changes.