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How do I add a question to a question pool?

You can add a question to a pool directly, or save a copy of a question to a pool while you are authoring or editing questions in an assessment, as described below:

For more information about question pools, see What is a question pool?

Go to Tests & Quizzes.

Select the Tests & Quizzes tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

Add a question directly to a pool.

Select the Question Pools tab.

Select the pool.

Select the name of the pool or subpool where the questions will be added.

Note: To reveal existing subpools within a question pool or a higher-level subpool, select the arrow icon (Toggle Tree) next to the pool's or higher-level subpool's name.

Select Add Question.

The question pool details will be displayed. In the Questions section, select Add Question.

Select the question type.

  1. From the Select question type menu, choose the type of question to create.
  2. Select Save.

Note: You can find more information about the available question types in What types of questions can I incorporate into my assessments?

Or add question(s) to a pool while creating or editing an assessment.

Copy all questions in an assessment's part to a pool.

When you are creating or editing an assessment, you can copy all the questions from a part of the assessment to a pool.

Select Copy to Pool.

To the right of the assessment part, select the Copy to Pool link.

Select the pool(s) for the copied questions.

  1. Check the box(es) for any pool(s) or subpool(s) where copies of the questions should be placed.
  2. Select Copy.

Note: To reveal existing subpools within a question pool or a higher-level subpool, select the arrow icon (Toggle Tree) next to the pool's or higher-level subpool's name.

Copy an individual question to a pool while authoring an assessment.

While creating a new question or editing an existing question, you can save a copy of it to a pool you have created.  To do so, Select a pool name from the Assign to Question Pool drop-down menu.

Note: For more information about creating assessments and questions, see: