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Add an Honor System Question to a Quiz

Instructors in Canvas can add the Honor System Pledge as a question to their Canvas quizzes.
honor pledge example
Note: Student responses to the Honor System Pledge won’t affect the outcome or grading of a quiz, test, exam (responses are worth 0 points). Faculty will not be alerted if a student fails to answer the Honor System Pledge. Use SpeedGrader to view student responses to the Honor System Pledge.

To add the Honor System Pledge question in a Canvas quiz:

  1. Access your course in Canvas and click on the Quizzes button on the course menu.
  2. a) For an existing quiz: Click on the name of the quiz and then click on Edit.
    b) For a new quiz: Click the +Quiz button.
  3. Click the Questions tab.
  4. Scroll down on the page and click the Find Questions button.
  5. In the Find Quiz Question pop-up box, click on [1] Honor System; [2] click the box next to the Honor System Pledge (Fill in Blank) question; [3] (optional) add the question to an existing or new question group; [4] and then click Add Questions.
    find honor question

  6. (optional) Drag and drop the Honor System Pledge question to the top of the page. You can use the drag and drop option to reorder quiz questions or groups.
  7. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Save or Save & Publish.