How to Re-Grade a Quiz Question

How to Re-Grade a Quiz Question

This guide will show you how to re-grade a Canvas quiz question.
Related Topics: Canvas Quizzes, Canvas


Canvas will allow you to re-grade Multiple Choice, True / False, and Multiple Select question types.  To re-grade one of these question types follow these instructions.

  1. Go to the quiz and click the Edit button.
  2. Find the question within the quiz that you want to re-grade.
  3. Select the pencil to edit the question, change the answer option.
  4. When you do this a re-grade window will appear, make the appropriate selection and update the question, and save the exam.
Quiz Regrade Options

It will take Canvas a few minutes to re-grade all exams and everyone that got that question. You will get an email from Canvas when it has completed the process (2-3 minutes).

In SpeedGrader there will be an orange banner at the top of the quiz question has been re-graded.

Quiz regrade instructor view

The student will see the same information when they review the quiz.

Quiz regrade student view


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