See "Creating Quiz Questions Within Canvas" for documentation on how to create quiz questions within a question bank.

Adding Questions from a Question Bank to a Quiz

  • Once you have created the questions for your quiz within the question bank, navigate to the quiz.

    • Click Quizzes on your sidebar, click on the quiz, then click Edit on the top right of the quiz.

    • Click on the Questions tab.

1. New Question would allow you to create questions apart from a question bank and would only be accessible within that quiz.
2. New Question Group would give you the options to link to a question bank, randomize question orders, and have Canvas randomly choose a number (of your choosing) of questions from the question bank. 
3. Find Questions would allow you to import a question bank or specific questions within a question bank into your quiz.  Click Find Questions.


  • After selecting Find Questions,

    1. Select your question bank on the left side of the window.

    2. Click Select All questions or select the checkmark box next to specific questions.

    3. Scroll down to the bottom of the window and click Add Questions.


  • Save & Publish your quiz, then add the quiz to your Modules page so your students can access it.

Canvas allows you to take your quiz to see what it will look like for the students. 

  • Click on your quiz.

  • Click Preview.