Yes you can! This article explains how to set up your question bank.

Randomize the questions of an Exam

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Exam question bank

If you haven't done that yet, the first thing you need to do is start adding questions to your Exam. You can do that by going to Exams > Create new exam > Create new question.

You can either create your questions one by one or import them with a .csv file in one go. All questions you create will automatically be added to the Question bank. When you create a new Exam you select which questions you want in your Exam.

Be aware that the Question bank only displays the questions that aren't in your Exam yet, so any questions already added will not be displayed.

If you already have an Exam you can access the Question bank by going to Exams > Choose your Exam > Questions > Question bank.



Randomize the questions

At this point you can add more questions to your Exam than you'll actually need, because you can have the system randomize all the questions or only select a few of them.

You can find the settings to randomize your questions in the Behavior section. It's on the bottom of the page and it's called Question order:



If you choose Random, the questions will be shuffled and you can also choose to use a specific number of questions (Maximum number of questions that are to be picked).

Example: you create an Exam with 100 questions. In the Behavior tab, you choose Question order > Random > Maximum number of questions that are to be picked and add a number, like 20, it means that every participant taking the Exam will get a different selection of 20 questions from the 100 questions you added to your Exam.

Randomize the questions from different categories

It's also possible to randomize the questions of one Exam from multiple "question banks" created by tagging the Exam questions with different categories.

If you're using categories for your questions, it's also possible to set up rules for the number of questions to be picked from each of those categories. To enable this you have to select Categorical: select by category. You'll then find an overview of the available questions per category, and you can enter the number of questions to be picked from each of those categories.

Randomize the questions of a Quiz

You can also limit the number of questions for each Quiz.
Go to Settings > Algorithms in your Quiz. For the Difficulty Algorithm #, select Randomizer.
You can now enter how many questions you'd like to use for your Quiz.

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