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Question Banks (Instructors)

Create Question Banks in Resources
Question banks allow you to create a repository of test questions in your Resources. You can create Question Banks from Personal and Group Resources.
To create a question bank, follow these steps:
  • Click on the Resources area on the top menu, and select the option for Personal or Group resources.
  • Click into the collection or group in which you'd like to add a question bank.
  • Click on the Add Resources button.
  • Select the option to Add Question Bank.
  • Enter a name for the Question Bank, and click Create to complete.
  • To add questions from Resources, follow these steps:
  • Click on a Question Bank in your Resources.
  • Click the button to Add Question.
  • Select from the following question types in Schoology:
    • True/False
    • Multiple Choice
    • Short-Answer/Essay Questions
    • Fill in the Blank
    • Matching
  • Fill out the question form.
  • Click Create Question to complete.
  • Note: Importing a course may also import question banks from the course.

    Create Question Banks and add questions from within a Course
    If you already have a test/quiz with questions in a course, you can add these questions to Question Banks.
    To create Question banks from within a course, follow these steps:
  • Click on the Courses area on the top menu, and select a course with tests/quizzes.
  • Click on a test/quiz whose questions you'd like to save in a question bank.
  • To add all questions to a question bank, click on the Options button in the Questions tab.
  • Select the option to Add Questions to Bank.
  • To add a select question to a question bank, click on the gear to the right of the question.
  • Select the option to Add to Bank.
  • To create a new question bank to house the question(s), choose the option to create a New Question Bank.
  • To add the question to an existing question bank, find the bank from within the options available in the menu.
  • Click Add Questions to complete.

  • Add questions from a Question Bank to a Test/Quiz
    Once you have a Question Bank in Schoology, you can build tests/quizzes with questions from the banks.
    To add questions to a test/quiz, follow these steps:
  • Create a test/quiz, or click on the name of test/quiz into which you'd like to add questions.
  • In the Questions tab of the test/quiz, click on the Add Question button.
  • Select the option to import From Question Banks.
  • Click on the Question Bank from which you'd like to import questions.
  • Select the box next to the question(s) you'd like to import. To import all questions, select the box next to the Auto-select button.
  • To randomly select questions from the bank, click on the Auto-select button.
    • Enter the number of questions you'd like to add to the test. This number cannot exceed the number of questions available in the bank.
    • Click on the Randomize Questions button to complete.
    • This feature adds a set number of questions to the test/quiz, and each student in the course will see the same set of questions.
  • Enter a value in the field to the right to set a value for each question. To set a point value of each question in bulk, click the Set Points button.
  • Click Add Questions to complete.