Kaltura: Take a Kaltura interactive video quiz

This article describes how to take an Interactive Video Quiz (IVQ) created in Kaltura.


  • How do I take a quiz in Kaltura?


  • Oregon State
    • MediaSpace
    • Canvas


How to Start the Quiz

  1. Navigate to the video in either MediaSpace or Canvas. A special icon on the video thumbnail, and on the entry page, is displayed for videos that have quizzes configured.
  2. Select the video to start taking the quiz.
    IVQ - Select the video to start taking the quiz
  3. Click Play. The Welcome screen is displayed.
    IVQ - Click Play
    • The quiz Welcome screen appears prior to the actual video playback.
    • Once the quiz screen opens, you will not be able to play or move the video’s scrubber.
    • If the quiz creator enabled the option for the Pre-test to be available, the option to download the quiz is in the Welcome window.
      IVQ - If the quiz creator enabled the option
  4. Press Continue from the Welcome screen.
    • The instructional video starts. During the video, you can see the question positions on the scrub bar.
      IVQ - Scrub bar
    • During the video, at each location point, the video pauses.
    • When the quiz is in progress, you cannot move the scrubber or perform any player actions.
  5. At the first location point, the first quiz question appears on the player screen.
    IVQ - Question 1 of 7

How to Skip a Question

To skip any question, choose SKIP FOR NOW on the lower right corner of the quiz screen.
IVQ - To skip a question
When you click on SKIP FOR NOW, the video continues to the next question.

How to Continue the Quiz

For each question presented, choose one answer.
IVQ - Selected answer
When you hover your cursor over a specific answer, that answer changes color.

How to Choose an Answer

  1. Click the answer you want to choose, and click Select to finalize your choice.
    IVQ - Chosen answer
  2. After you finalize your choice, the Select text turns to Selected. This denotes that the answer has been recorded. You can revert to the question and change your answer before you submit the quiz.
    IVQ - Undo selection

How to Return to the Video

After you answer or skip a question, click Continue The quiz questions are tracked in the scrubber at the bottom of the player’s screen.
IVQ - Cue points
Questions already answered appear in one color. Unanswered or skipped questions appear in a contrasting color, as pictured.

How to Access a Hint

  1. Sometimes a question includes a hint to help you answer it. To access the hint, click Hint.
    IVQ - Hint callout
  2. The Hint screen opens. To exit the hint, click the X at the top right of the screen.
    IVQ - Hint
    The Hint closes and returns to the quiz question.

How to Complete the Quiz

  1. Once the last question has been answered or skipped, the following IVQ icon will appear on the player during the video playback until its end.
    IVQ - To complete quiz
  2. You can always click that IVQ icon and be sent directly to the completion flow of the quiz or just watch the video to its end and get to this flow naturally.
  3. If you answered all the questions of the quiz the Completed screen appears. Click Submit to submit the quiz. Click Review to review your answers with the option to change them.
    IVQ - Review quiz

How to Review Your Answers before Submitting the Quiz

  1. To review your answers, click Review.
    IVQ - To review your answers
  2. The video will start playing from the beginning while the IVQ icon appears.
    IVQ - Review your answers
  3. You can review each question that has already been answered and has been marked. The Selected button appears on the screen and you are permitted to change your answer.
    IVQ - Review selected
  4. Click CONTINUE to continue the review process.
  5. You can always finish your review process and continue the submission process by clicking the IVQ button on the player.
    IVQ - End of quiz

How to Complete Skipped Questions

  1. If you skipped some questions, the Almost Done screen appears letting you know there are some questions you still need to answer before submission.
  2. Once you click on the ‘OK Got It’ button, you will be sent back to the player and the un-answered questions will be highlighted (bigger and white).
    IVQ - Unanswered questions
  3. Clicking on an un-answered question will send you that question for you to answer it now.
  4. You can always click the IVQ icon on the player which will let you know if you are ready to submit or you still have some un-answered questions to answer.
    IVQ - Unanswered

How to Submit the Quiz and Receive a Score

  1. If you answered all the questions of the quiz the Completed screen appears. Click Submit to submit the quiz.
    IVQ - Submit quiz
  2. Once the quiz is submitted, the Submitted screen appears with your score.

How to Receive a Score with an Option for a Second Review

Depending on the quiz creator’s configuration, the Submitted screen can be presented with or without a submission review option. When configured, you are provided with the option to review the answers to questions that you answered incorrectly.

If the submission review option is configured, the following screen appears.
IVQ - Submitted score

  1. Click the question you want to review. The question opens with the correct answer.
    IVQ - Wrong answers
  2. Click Got it ! to return to the Submitted screen.
  3. In this screen you can also understand the rationale behind the correct answer, if the quiz creator chose to add it. In the screen, click the Why button to view the rationale for the correct answer.
  4. The Rationale screen opens. When you are finished viewing the rationale, click X to close the Rationale window and return to the question and its answer.
    IVQ - Rationale
  5. Click Got It! In the question review screen to return to the Submitted screen.

How to Finish the Quiz

  1. To finish the quiz, click Done! on the Submitted screen.
    IVQ - Submitted quiz
  2. After you finish the quiz, a Thank You screen appears and your score is submitted to the quiz creator.
    IVQ - Thank you


Article ID: 74085
Tue 3/19/19 10:28 AM
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