How to create an online quiz

Creating your own online quiz is really easy with the Online Quiz Creator. Here we'll explain step by step how you can make your own quiz for your business, students or friends.

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Step 1: Name your Quiz


Go to the Quizzes tab on your dashboard, click + New quiz, enter a title for your new Quiz, then click + New quiz again:

Step 2: Enter your questions and answers

Add your first question by hitting the + New question button:

I'll use a Multiple choice question here, but there are other options to choose from too, please check this article for more info. Enter your question, and at least one correct answer:

Now you can click Save, or + Add question to save your question and move on to the second question, and so on.

When you're done creating the questions for your Quiz, you can preview the Quiz by clicking Play the quiz.

Step 3: Set up the login page

Now you can add a login page to your Quiz, or not. If you want to gather leads for your business, generate a leaderboard, control the number of Quiz attempts, and see the points each person got, you need to ask for some information from your players. You can do that under the Participant data tab of your Quiz: 

You can make it mandatory, not required, or optional for players to log in before (or after) taking your Quiz. 

For detailed instructions on how to set up the login page, please read here and here


Step 4: Customize your online Quiz

Even after saving your Quiz, you can still edit it! 

If you want to add more questions, just go to the Questions tab to the left of the screen. You can also import questions to your Quiz here, using an Excel file:

If you want to change the title of your Quiz, or add an introduction text to it, you can do that under the Settings tab:

If you go to Settings > Advanced you can determine an attempt limit for your Quiz, add a picture to the start page and result page banner, among other things:

If you go to Settings > Algorithms, you can select the algorithm for your Quiz. If you're not sure which one is the best option for you, please check this article

On the Settings tab you can also copy or delete your Quiz. 

Moving on to the Styling tab, where you can change the look of your Quiz and make it match your brand or personal style, and even add your own logo:

If you are not happy with the standard layout options, you can customize the CSS and change the text formatting, font, font size, add a background image and so on (this feature is available with a Corporate Owl plan or higher.

Step 5: Share your Quiz

Once you're done with adding questions and customizing your Quiz, you can publish or share it with your participants from the Publish tab.

You will find a URL you can copy and paste to an email, Facebook, WhatsApp or any other channel of your choice.

Or you can embed the Quiz into your own website using the embed code:


Step 6: Play, and watch your statistics!

Finally, we can play! Enjoy your Quiz and let your friends, students or customers play! From the Results tab you can view and analyze the Quiz statistics, and even download them into an Excel file!

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