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6.32. Quizzes: Restrictions & Submission Views

Setting Restrictions

Select Quizzes from the NavBar and choose a quiz.

Choose the Restrictions tab. This will open the Dates and Restrictions section. Set the status to Active. Set date restrictions by marking Has Start Date and Has End Date. Select the appropriate date and time. Choose Display in Calendar checkbox so students will see the quiz begin and end dates in the course calendar.

*Please note, the standard start time is 12:00 a.m. and the standard end time is 11:59 p.m.

Choose Attach an Existing or Create and Attach to start a new release condition.

Quizzes highlighted from the navbar with arrow pointing to the Edit Quiz page opens with Restrictions tab highlighted. Status menu, Due Date, Availability, Display in Calendar and Create and Attached highlighted.



Use the Condition Type menu to choose the appropriate condition. This example uses Visited content topic. Determine the appropriate content from the Topic menu. Choose Create to add the condition.

Condition Type, Topic menus and Create button highlighted.



If necessary, select Expand optional advanced restrictions. If the exam will require a proctor, enter a Password for the quiz. Time limits must be specified in minutes. Enter the Time Limit. To use the Exceeded Time Limit Behavior options, choose Prevent the student from making further changes. The Grace Period is time in addition to the time limit the student will be allowed before the Exceeded Time Limit Behavior options take effect.


Exceeded Time Limit Behavior options:

*Please note, the auto-submit attempt does not automatically submit the quiz. This option prevents the student from making any further changes and may require the instructor to submit the attempt. 

Password textbox highlighted.  Timing options with the time limit and grace period textboxes and the enforced checkbox highlighted.    Exceeded Time Limit Behaviour  with Prevent highlighted.



Customize grading from the Assessment tab. Grades may be provided instantly by checking Allow attempt to be set as graded immediately up completion. Add a Grade Item by selecting from the menu or use [add a grade item]. To populate grades automatically in the grade book check Allow automatic export to grades.

Assessment tab highlighted. Checkboxes selected for Automatic Grades and Auto Export to Grades


Students may have multiple attempts to complete a quiz. Set the number in Attempts Allowed and choose Apply. The Overall Grade Calculation can be determined by the highest, lowest, average, first, or the last attempt. In this example, this quiz has two attempts and the highest grade will be used for the grade book.

Advanced Attempt Conditions are optional and will not apply if left blank.

Choose Save and Close to complete the choices. 

The Attempts section has Attempts Allowed, Overall Grade Calculation and Min% and Max% along with Save and Close highlighted.



Special Access options are used to Allow selected users special access to a quiz. Select the radio button and then Add Users to Special Access.

*Please note, it is strongly discouraged to select Allow only users with special access to see this quiz because this option will lock ALL students out of the quiz except those specifically selected.

Allow only users with special access to see this quiz and Add Users to Special Access highlighted.






Submission Views

The submission view is the message presented once a quiz is completed. The default submission view displays a message stating the quiz has been successfully submitted and the score earned by the student.

The default view content may be edited. Navigate to the quiz and select Submission Views. Choose the Default View to edit the content.

Additionally, restrictions and views can be set for students to either view questions answered correctly or incorrectly, their responses, and the correct answer if desired. In this example, Show all the questions with the user responses and Show question score and out of score are set so the student knows which questions they marked correct or incorrect.

Choose Save and Close to complete the edit.


Default View highlighted with arrow pointing toward open View Properties window.  Submission views tab on edit quiz page highlighted."Your quiz has been submitted."  View Details options all highlighted. Save and Close highlighted.



An Additional View allows an alternative to the default view. This could be set for various reason that typically may include:

Choose Add Additional View to create a new view.

Enter a descriptive Name for the view. You may enter an optional Message as well.


Under Submission Views, Add Another View is highlighted. An arrow points toward the Add View properties window with the Name and Message textboxes highlighted.



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