How to Create an Online Scored Quiz

 

 

Creating a quiz with ProProfs Quiz Maker is super easy. Make a quiz from scratch or choose a template from our library based on your business requirement.

 

ProProfs solves the most challenging part of creating a scored quiz - readying questions. You can browse our library of over a million questions and create a quiz in minutes. You can also create your quizzes carrying your brandings, such as custom colors and a logo.

 

Scored quizzes help you to:

 

  1. Make your training sessions more interactive

  2. Assess your learners’ skills or knowledge retention

  3. Capture qualified leads & increase lead generation

 

This article explains how to create a scored quiz. You can also create personality quizzes.

 

The steps below show you how to use the ProProfs quiz editor to create a quiz, but the editor can also bulk import questions from an Excel document.

 

Here’s how you can create a scored quiz online:

 

Step 1: In your ProProfs Quiz Maker account:

 

  • Click the ‘+ Create a Quiz’ button on the dashboard to create a new quiz. On your dashboard, you can see all your draft and live quizzes.

  • A new page opens to pick an option.

 

Create a Quiz

 

Step 2: You will have to pick a quiz type from the given two options, Scored Quiz & Personality Quiz, based upon your requirements.

 

  • In this guide, we will proceed with ‘Scored Quiz.

  • Click 'Create Scored Quiz.' A new page opens.

 

Creating a Scored Quiz

 

Step 3: Here, you will find ready-to-use templates and an option to create from scratch. In addition to the featured section comprising a few recommended quizzes, templates range from business, education to sports, holidays, and fun.

 

  • In this article, we will learn to create a quiz from scratch.

  • Click ‘+ Create from Scratch.’ The quiz builder opens.

 

Creating a Quiz from scratch

 

Note: The small dropdown arrow next to the Create a Quiz button on the dashboard lets you skip a step by redirecting you directly to the preferred selection. The dropdown acts like a shortcut to create a quiz from scratch, create a quiz using templates or create a quiz using the 100,000+ questions from our library.

 

Alternative method to start creating a quiz

 

1. When you select Create from Scratch

 

Selecting Create From Scratch from the dropdown

 

2. When you select Create Using Templates

 

Selecting Create using templates from the dropdown

 

3. When you select Ready To Use Questions

 

Selecting Ready to use questions from the dropdown

 

These are easy and convenient methods to start creating a new quiz.

 

Step 4: Here’s how the quiz builder looks like to the editor. We will start with basic editing.

 

A view of Quiz Editor

 

  • Customize your quiz by adding a title, image, and description. Click Edit Cover

 

Editing the cover

 

  • Follow the screenshot instructions to customize your quiz.

 

Adding Title, Image, and Description

 

  1. Quiz Title: Give your quiz a title to help quiz takers know what it is all about. Also, the title enables you to distinguish quizzes on your dashboard.


 

  1. Add Media: Upload an image/video or choose from the ProProfs library. You can also search for an image on Google or Pexels or a video on YouTube, integrated with our quiz builder. Select an image/video and click Done.

 

Selecting Quiz Image

 

  1. Description: Add details about your quiz to give quiz takers some extra information.

 

  • Click Save at the end to confirm your changes and proceed further.

 

Saving the changes

 

Step 5: After setting up the quiz name, image, and description, let us add our first question of the quiz. ProProfs Quiz Maker offers a wide range of question types to help you create an interactive quiz.

 

  • Click + New Question.

 

Adding a question

 

  • Choose a question type based on your requirements. Let's add a multiple choice question by selecting Multiple Choice from the palette and clicking Add Question.

 

Adding a multiple choice question

 

Note: The Import Questions feature lets you bulk add questions from an already created quiz or an excel sheet in a prescribed format.

 

  • A multiple-choice question shows up on the Quiz Editor main page. Every element of the question is editable.

  • You can write a question and add the options.

 

Follow the screenshot instructions to customize your question further.

 

Customizing the question

 

  1. You can add your feedback to a question.

  2. You can add a tag to a question.

  3. You can add branching to guide your quiz takers to the relevant questions based on their chosen options.

  4. You can make it a mandatory question.

  5. You can enable grading to make it a scoring question.

  6. You can seek quiz takers’ comments to understand why they chose an option before proceeding to the next question.

 

 

Step 6: After adding a few more questions, either multiple choice or any other question type, you can preview it.

 

  • Click Preview to see how they will appear to the quiz takers.

 

Previewing the question

 

Here’s how the quiz will look to learners.

 

Quiz Taker's Preview

 

Step 8: In the left panel of the Quiz Editor, you can quickly choose different result types, modify settings, and select a theme for your quiz.

 

Quick Customization Panel

 

  1. Results: Choose the type of result you want to provide to the quiz takers once they complete the quiz. You can pick one from the dropdown or customize your result the way you want.

Customizing Result Type

 

  1. Popular Settings: When creating a scored quiz, you can use popular settings to customize scoring. Also, you can modify question order and their viewability. To go to the settings page, click on All Settings.

Customizing Popular Settings

 

  1. Popular Themes: Pick a theme from our preloaded options to change your quiz’s appearance quickly. To edit in detail, click Customize your theme.

Adding Theme

 

Step 7: After creating your quiz, you can simply head to your dashboard by clicking on the header logo.

 

Switching to dashboard

 

Note: The automatic save feature in the ProProfs Quiz Maker ensures your changes are saved without you needing to click the Save button.

 

Here’s how the quiz will look like on your dashboard.

 

Dashboard Preview

 

 

Related Articles: 

How to Use Quiz Templates & Questions
How do I Bulk-Import Questions from Excel? 
Introduction to The Quiz Editor

 
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