Import Quiz Questions from Excel


In this guide, you will learn how to create Exam questions in Excel that can be created ahead of time and then further imported into Blackboard. You will also learn how to locate sample files and update them.

Creating Exam Questions in Excel

It is possible to create exam questions in Excel in a way that they easily import into Blackboard. Here are the instructions directly from the Blackboard site:

Download a Starter Excel File

Link to a starter Excel file to easily create a set of multiple choice questions as well as a link to a starter Excel file with examples of all kinds of questions:


Upload a Question file

Important Notes 

Here is an example of how the Excel file should look like:

Additional Ideas

This page contains other ideas for easy ways to create Blackboard quiz questions that include using other sites to format files:

Related Pages

Copy a Test/Exam in Blackboard 

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