How to create questions in Moodle


Before you start – pasting from Word

Copying from Word and pasting directly into the Moodle editor takes too much Microsoft formatting information with it. Authors who wish to paste in text from Word are asked to ensure they use the 'paste from Word' button. Paste from Word buttonGoing via this route will strip much of the unwanted formatting information.

Please be aware that several authors have not followed this advice with the consequence that their questions failed to operate correctly. They, of course, blamed Moodle but investigations revealed that the problems were of their own making.


You can download these files for use offline or on a mobile device.

The materials below are provided for offline use for your convenience and are not tracked. If you wish to save your progress, please go through the online version.

1 The Question bank