To discourage cheating in quizzes, instructors can shuffle the order of all questions in quizzes or specific groups of questions (sections) in quizzes. For example, an instructor could shuffle questions 1-10 in a quiz, or shuffle questions 3-10 (grouping those questions into a section) and retain the order of questions 1-2 at the start of the quiz.

When editing a quiz in the Quizzes tool, an option to Shuffle order of questions at the quiz level displays in the Quiz Questions section. When creating a new section to group specific questions in a quiz, a new option to Shuffle order of questions in this section is visible in the Display Options section.

 D2L DL CD v1073 screenshot - shows the shuffle questions checkbox option

The new shuffle questions option in the Quizzes tool

Once the shuffle option is selected, a shuffle icon appears next to each affected question in the quiz.

 D2L DL CD v1073 screenshot - shows shuffle icon

The new shuffle icon for quiz questions

Instructors can also use question pools in a quiz to establish a large pool of questions and then have a smaller number of questions drawn from the pool display in the quiz. Question pools are, by their nature, effectively shuffled as well.

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