Quizzes are used to deliver online assessments such as tests or quizzes. As with the quizzes in a regular classroom environment, the quizzes in D2L give you the opportunity to gauge your understanding of course content and receive feedback from your instructor.

Learn How to Take a Quiz

Understand the Submission View

Screenshots on how to Take a Quiz

Course homepage access to quizzes, click on Assessments and select Quizzes.
Quiz List: located in the quiz area of the assessment tab. A quiz is circled.
provides quiz summary details for a selected quiz

Frequently Asked Questions

Why can't I access the next Quiz attempt?

The next quiz attempt cannot be accessed until the previous quiz attempt has been submitted. Submit the first attempt in order to access the second attempt.

If you can’t access any quiz attempt, click here.

I lost connection to the Internet/the page froze while I was taking a Quiz, what do I do?

Important: If you exit a timed quiz, time will continue to run on the quiz timer.

If you lost connection to the Internet or the page froze while you were in the middle of taking a quiz, exit the quiz and re-enter the quiz. Questions that have been saved will remain.

If time to complete the quiz has run out, contact your instructor and explain the issue.

Why can't I access a Quiz?

If you are unable to access a quiz and are receiving a “Not Authorized” or “Internal Error” message, this can mean one of the following:

Why am I unable to submit a Quiz?

If you are unable to submit a quiz, try to re-enter the quiz and submit it (if time is still available). If time is not available, contact your instructor for further help.

If answers were saved during the quiz, the attempt is set to “in progress” and will be available for your instructor to view. Contact the instructor and explain the situation.

How can I view my past Quiz submissions?

If the instructor has set up submission views, you can view your past quiz submission by doing one of the following from the Quizzes tool:

  • Click on the drop-down arrow beside the quiz name, select Submissions, and click on the attempt you wish to view.

  • Click on the name of the quiz, click the Submissions tab, and click on the attempt you wish to view.

How do I request additional Quiz attempts?

To request additional quiz attempts, contact the course instructor.