How to Block Quiz Reattempts From the Same IP Address


ProProfs lets you block a reattempt on your quiz from the same IP address, regardless of the devices or email addresses used to access/register for the quiz.


Please note that this IP restriction setting overrides the 'number of attempts' allowed under general settings. 


Also read: How to Allow or Restrict Repeat Attempts on a Quiz by the Same User


Blocking reattempts by IP enables you to:

  • Restrict spamming and cheating for a large group of people with a single click. For example, employees or students using a common IP address. 

  • Improve the recruitment or assessment process by minimizing the chances of any wrongdoing.


How to Block Quiz Reattempt by IP


Step 1: On your Quiz Maker interface, go to quiz ‘Settings’, and move to the ‘Security’ tab.


Navigating to Security under Quiz Settings


Step 2: Locate ‘Block retakes by IP', and Enable it.


Switching on the "Block Retakes by IP" Settings


Step 3: Ensure to click ‘Save’ to save your changes.


Please note the ‘block retakes by IP’ will restrict users from reattempting the quiz despite any number of reattempts you enable under the ‘General’ tab.


Fixing number of attempts


That is all about blocking quiz retakes by IP address.



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