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How can I allow for multiple quiz attempts?


By selecting "Allow Multiple Attempts", students are permitted to retake the quiz a specified number of times. Once this option is chosen, the choice to keep a range of quiz scores and the number of attempts is made available.

1. In the Quiz options, navigate to "Allow Multiple Attempts" section

  1. Allow Multiple Attempts - Allows the students to attempt the quiz multiple times, as defined by "Allowed Attempts". When this option is enabled, Canvas displays the Quiz Score to Keep and Allowed Attempts options.
  2. Quiz Score to Keep -  Choose whether to keep the highest score, latest score, or average score of all attempts. By default, Canvas will keep the highest score unless this setting is changed.
  3. Allowed Attempts - You can allow multiple attempts and limit the number of attempts. The default dashes represent unlimited attempts.

How can I add more quiz attempts for a specific student after the quiz has started?

Once a student has begun their quiz, you can add more quiz attempts or increase the completion time.

For more detailed instructions on how to add multiple attempts or time for quiz completion for individual or multiple students, please visit Once I publish a quiz, how can I give my students extra attempts?

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