AI-Generated Test Questions

This guide pertains to Ultra Course View.

If your course is in Original Course View, see the Original Course View tutorial collection.


Test Question Generation

Creating test questions takes a significant amount of time. The AI Design Assistant can offer suggestions for test questions, giving you extra time to focus on more complicated tasks. The AI Design Assistant is beneficial for both formative and summative assessments. Test questions are generated based on content within the course.  See also Adding Questions to a Test.

In the test creation Side Panel, click the purple plus, then select Auto-generate Question from the menu.

Auto-generate question option in assessments


There are several ways to define the test questions that the AI Design Assistant generates:

  • Enter a description to narrow the focus of the questions
  • Select from existing course content as a reference
  • Adjust the complexity of the questions
  • Select the number of questions

You can select from the following question types:

  • Essay
  • Fill in the blank
  • Matching
  • Multiple choice
  • True/False

The Inspire me! question type suggests a variety of question types to give you more options. 

Once you’ve finalized your settings, select Generate. Choose the questions that you’d like to add to your assessment, then select Add to Assessment.

Questions added to an assessment; instructors can edit as desired


Review each question for accuracy. You can also edit questions to better fit your learning goals. 

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