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Question types for Moodle quizzes

There are 21 different question types available in Moodle.

When you click 'Create a new question', a list with all question types opens. Click on the radio button of a question type to the left-hand side of each question: Moodle provides a useful outline of what the selected question type will allow you to do. Make sure that you understand the differences between the question types as they can be similar.

The most popular question types, and advice to set each up:

If you want to learn more about Moodle quizzes, a two-hour training session on setting up quizzes in Moodle is available to book on to via the IT Services training portal, here. 

Find out more about question types available in Moodle:

The information on this page relates to Moodle v3.6 and was last updated February 2020.


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