Respondus Quiz

Respondus Quiz is a Windows-based assessment software for quickly creating and managing exams or quizzes that can either be printed and distributed as paper copies or imported to a Canvas course.


Availability UBC offers campus-wide free access to Respondus Quiz for faculty and staff. Download it from the Software Distribution site.
Canvas Integration Respondus Quiz files can be imported into Canvas as Classic Quizzes. Classic Quizzes created in Canvas can be exported and opened in Respondus Quiz.
Privacy Content is stored on your own device.
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Respondus Quiz only works on the Windows platform. It does not work on Mac computers.

About Respondus Quiz

Respondus 4.0® (the official name for Respondus Quiz) is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Canvas. Exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment. This software is not available for Macs.

Respondus Quiz supports 15 common question types, including calculated and algorithmic formats. You can insert mathematic and scientific symbols using the Respondus Equation Editor or MathType, use enhanced formatting such as bulleted lists and tables, add images, video, and links to content on other servers.

You can import questions from MS Word format (with images imported intact), rich text, QTI, and tab/comma delineated files. Respondus Quiz also lets you retrieve an exam from an online course and save it to a printable format, such as MS Word.