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How do I select questions at random from a pool?

With ProProfs Quiz Maker, you can easily create, manage and maintain your quiz questions using powerful question bank tools. By creating question banks based on subjects and points, you automate the process of quiz creation and save yourself valuable time and effort. 

 

You must know how you can create question banks before you select questions at random from a question bank. Read the help articles mentioned below to learn how to create question banks based on points or according to topics with ProProfs:

 

  1. How do I create question banks based on topics?
  2. How do I create question banks with selection done on basis of points (easy/medium/ hard)?

 

Tip* You can also tag certain questions to ensure that they always appear with sets of randomly selected questions 

 

Follow the steps below to learn how you can select questions at random from a question bank pool 

 

Step 1. On the quiz settings page under "Order of Questions" select "Shuffle questions".

 

 

Step 2. From the drop-down menu under "Number of Questions", select the number of questions you wish to display. These would be selected at random from the entire set of questions in the quiz. Save your setting once you're done.

 

 

 

Tagging questions to ensure that they always appear with sets of randomly selected questions.

 

Step 1. Click on Manage Point Assignment" under General settings.

 

 

Step 2. Add a tag like "Always select" etc to the questions you want should always appear with sets of randomly selected questions.

 

 

Step 3. Under "Number of Questions" dropdown click on "Select by topics".

 

 

Step 4. Under "Topics" dropdown click on "Always select".