Canvas for Instructors

Creating Question Groups

Question Groups can be useful when creating quizzes or finals for a course. Question Groups are a quick and easy way to add questions to your quiz by accessing previous quiz questions. A final quiz could easily be built by using Question Groups.

To create a Question Group in your quiz follow these steps:

  • Click on the New Question Group button at the bottom of the Questions tab

new question group


  • This will open a menu for you to edit

question group menu


  • Name your question group
  • You can then select how many questions you want to appear in the quiz as well as how many points each question is worth
  • You can link your question group to a question bank where it will access the questions from 

For more information on Question Banks visit the Question Bank tutorial.

  • Click Create Group when you are finished


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