Embed a Canvas Studio Quiz into a video

This article shows how to embed a quiz into a video that is being used for educational testing.

Instructors, teacher assistants (TAs), designers, and Canvas Studio account admins can create quizzes from their My Uploads page in Studio.


  1. Sign into Canvas

  2. In the My Library section, click on the three-vertical dots beside the video name - click Create Quiz

  3. Add the remaining quiz details

    In the Video Quiz Title field [1], enter the name of the quiz

    In the Description field [2], enter an optional description

    To hide question markers in the embedded quiz, click the Hide question markers on timeline for students toggle button [3]

    Click the Get Started button [4]

  4. Add questions to the video by scrubbing the timeline of the video, click the + icon to insert a question

  5. Choose a question type but clicking one of the following three

    1. Multiple Choice

    2. True or False

    3. Multiple Answer

  6. Now, you can edit the questions' options

    In the Question Stem field [1], add a question stem. The question stem contains the question and, if necessary, additional information.

    To add answers to the question, type the answers in the Answer fields [2]. To select the correct answer, click the button next to that answer [3]

    To add an additional answer choice, click the Add Answer link [4]. To delete an answer, click the Delete icon [5]

    Click the Save button [6]

For more detailed information on Video Quiz Questions, please visit this Canvas Support Article

If there are any questions or issues please contact IT Services