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There are various options for creating Moodle quizzes more quickly than using the online Moodle quiz creation tool. Options include:

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Buying test banks from textbook publishers and then importing them to Moodle


Importing quiz questions into Moodle:

The most straight forward way of importing standard quiz questions into Moodle is using the Word Table format.

Comprehensive information on importing questions into Moodle: http://docs.moodle.org/23/en/Import_questions


Importing questions from native Moodle format or from text files:

Comprehensive formats:

Both of these These formats support multiple-choice, true-false, short answer, matching, missing word, cloze, numerical and essay questions.

They may do not support calculated, drag and drop, algebra, regular expression or random matching questions - this needs to be confirmed!questions:

  • Word Table format (RECOMMENDED) lets you create Moodle quiz questions, including comprehensive feedback and grades in Word tables, then upload them to Moodle. It supports images and LaTeX. This can save you time.
  • GIFT format: Use a text file to export and import many Moodle question types with feedback, marks etc. Images are not supported. Find out how to format the text file here: http://buypct.com/gift_reference.pdf Enables multiple-choice, true-false, short answer, matching, missing word, numerical and essay questions to be imported or exported via text file. There are many tools to create GIFT format files: