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5. Assign Point Values and Make an Answer Key

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In the previous videos, you created your quiz by writing questions and answers.

In this video, you will assign point values and correct answers for each question to create an answer key.

To start, click on the first quiz question you created.

Then, select the answer key.

Choose the correct answer for the question.

The quiz taker won’t be able to see your selection.

Next, assign a point value for the question.

Continue adding answers for each question in your quiz.

Make all questions worth the same number of points, or make some worth more than others if they are more difficult or more important.

The point values must be whole numbers.

If you included a multiple choice or checkbox grid question in your quiz, assign each row a point value when you select the correct answer for the answer key.

Repeat these steps for all your quiz questions, until each is assigned a point value and a correct answer.

The total point value for your quiz automatically increases as you assign points to each question.

If you need a specific total point value for grading purposes, determine that number before you begin assigning points to each question.

Then, divide the total points value of the quiz by the number of questions.

Be sure to count the individual rows in the grid format as individual questions.

If your division doesn’t work out evenly, add or delete a question, or adjust the point values for questions until they add up to the correct total.

Preview your quiz to see how it will look to quiz takers.

Review the point values beside each question.

Then, return to editing your quiz to adjust point values if needed.


  1. Create an answer key and assign a point value for each quiz question.
  2. Adjust point values for each question based on difficulty.
  3. Or, choose a total point value for your quiz, then divide by the number of questions to arrive at individual point values.
  4. Preview your quiz, and review the point values.