How to Add Images and Videos to Quiz Questions & Answers


With ProProfs Quiz Maker, you can create engaging quizzes by adding media, such as images and videos, to your questions and answer options. You can even add DOC, PDF, and PPT files to the questions depending on the type of quiz you’re creating.


Here’s a look at a quiz question with an image added to it:


Preview of a Quiz Question with an Image


Benefits of adding images, videos, or documents to your quiz questions/answer options:


  • Media-rich quizzes have more appeal and can engage learners better

  • Clarify concepts, provide additional context, and make your content more engaging and accessible to a broader audience.


How to Add Images, Videos, Docs, PPTs, and PDF Files to a Quiz


Step 1: In the quiz editor, go to a question or add a new one (if you’re creating a quiz from scratch).


Add or select a quiz question


Step 2: After selecting/adding the question, enable Media (1). Click the image or video icon (2) next to an answer option or the question statement to add an image/video.


Enable media and click the image icon


Alternatively, you can access the User Media Library to upload an image to the question or answers.


Step 3: Here, you can do one of the following depending on your requirement:


  1. Add an image

  2. Add a video

  3. Upload a media file from your system


Add media dialog opens


Step 3.1: Under the Images tab, you can add an image from the Library or search for and select one from Google/Pexels. Each of these is explained below.


  • Library: It contains a set of images provided by ProProfs Quiz Maker. Click the image you want to add to the question, and it will appear enlarged on the left, as shown in the screenshot below.

  • Google: Search for a suitable image.

  • Pexels: Select a stock image for your quiz.


Select an image from your preferred source


Step 3.2: After you’ve selected an image you want to add, you can edit its properties (contrast, brightness, etc.) by clicking Edit Image. If you want to remove the image, click Delete.


Edit the selected image


After clicking “Edit Image,” you can do the following:


  • Flip or rotate the image to suit your requirements

  • Resize the image

  • Draw over the image

  • Add a watermark

  • Use a filter

  • Finetune the aesthetics


Use editing options for your image


Step 4.3: Add a video from YouTube or Pexels under the Videos tab. Here’s how:


  • YouTube: Search YouTube videos for any keyword without leaving the quiz.

  • Pexels: Search Pexels for relevant stock videos without leaving the quiz.


Add video from YouTube or Pexels


Step 4.4: When you’ve added the video you want, click Done. In case you want to remove the video, click Delete.


Complete adding the selected video


Step 4.5: Under the Upload tab, you can upload an image, audio/video, or a document (DOC, PDF, PPT).


Use the upload option

Let’s look in detail:

  • Image: Upload a JPEG, PNG, or GIF image of the recommended dimensions and size.

  • Audio/Video (available only for the question statement): Upload an audio/video of up to 2 GB in one of the recommended formats.

  • Document (available only for the question statement): Upload a DOC, PDF, or PPT file of up to 300 MB.


Click Done to add.



Upload media


Step 5: You’ll eventually return to the question editing screen. Click Save to finish the process of adding multimedia to the question.


Question Preview with Added Media files


That is all about adding media to a quiz question.



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