Exams and Quizzes

New Quizzes will eventually replace Classic Quizzes as the default quiz engine. New Quizzes was enabled for all Penn users on October 1, 2021. Instructors and TAs now have the option to select either Classic Quizzes or New Quizzes for their assessments.

For more information and detailed feature comparison, see New Quizzes.

Classic Quizzes Overview

Canvas quizzes can be used to create graded and ungraded question-and-answer assessments (exams, tests, quizzes, etc.), as well as graded and ungraded surveys.

Canvas uses the term “quiz” to refer generally to tests, exams, and surveys, as well as for actual quizzes.



Question Types

Question Banks



Last Updated: 25 Jul 2023