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Creating quizzes in Panopto

Adding quizzes to Panopto videos is one way to keep viewers engaged with video content and insert comprehension checks at various points throughout a video. To add quizzes to a Panopto video, use the steps outlined below.

  1. Open your video in the Panopto editor.
  2. Select Quizzing in the left Navigation pane.
    Panopto's Navigation pane is displayed with a red box as emphasis around the Quizzing option. A red arrow also points to Quizzing for additional emphasis.
  3. Using the Pointer tool, navigate in the Timeline to where you want to put a quiz.
    Panopto video timeline is emphazied with a red box around it. The pointer tool is used to indicate a particular spot on the video's timeline.
  4. Select the Add a Quiz button. The quiz form will appear in your secondary stream area.
    A red box emphasizes the Add a Quiz button.
  5. The form has several different fields, including Quiz Name, Question, Answers, and Correct Answer Explanation.
    Red boxes emphasize the fields for the quiz name, text of the question, answer options, and the optional text field for an explanation of the correct answer.
  6. Within the form, you can select the drop-down menu in the top right corner to show different types of quiz questions. The question options include True/False, Multiple Choice, and Multiple Select. The default is multiple choice.
    A red box emphasizes the Question Type drop-down box located in the top, right side of the image.
  7. Enter the text of the question along with potential answers in the appropriate text fields. When you have your potential answers added, you must choose a correct answer by selecting the circle next to the correct answer.
    A red box emphasizes that the circle next to the first answer option is toggled to indicate it is the correct response to the question.
  8. Once you are done with a question and want to add another one, click the Add a Question button at the bottom of the form.
    A red box emphasizes the Add a Question button.
  9. If you need to navigate to a different question in your quiz, you can use the Back and Next buttons at the bottom of the form.
    A red box emphasizes the Back and Next buttons that can be used to navigate to other questions in the quiz.
  10. Once you have added all of your questions, select the Done button at the bottom of the form.
    A red box is add around the Done button as emphasis.
  11. You will then be directed to the Options page for this quiz where you can adjust the following options:
    • Allow retakes.
    • Show grade once the quiz is taken (if this is enabled, you can also allow review of correct answers and explanations).
    • Block your viewers from advancing the video until the quiz is answered.
    • Delete questions by choosing the Xs.
    • Reorganize the questions by using the arrows.
      Quiz options page is displayed with the following options selected: All Retakes, Show grade after taking the quiz, All review of correct answers and explanations, and Block advancing in the video until answering the quiz.
  12. Once you are finished, select the Save button. The name of your quiz will now appear in the Quizzing pane.
  13. Repeat steps 2 through 11 for each quiz you want to add to your video.
  14. When you are finished adding quizzes to the video, select the Publish button located in the top, right-hand corner of the page.
    Green Publish button is shown next to the gray Revert button.

During playback, the video will pause when it is time for a quiz and remain paused until the questions are answered.

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