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Respondus Quiz 4.0 is a tool for creating and managing exams and quizzes that can be printed to paper or published directly to your WebCT Vista online course. Exams can be created offline in a Windows environment, and moved from one system to another. Respondus is designed to make quiz authoring faster and easier.

Request Access

The University of British Columbia has a site license agreement that permits UBC instructors to use Respondus.

  • License key/Subscription instructions, go to the e-Learning Tools page, Request Respondus

Respondus Quiz Features


  • Easily create exams and assessments using a Windows interface
  • Supports up to 15 question types, including calculated and algorithmic formats
  • Import questions from MS Word (including embedded images), rich-text, QTI and tab/comma delimited formats
  • Use the Exam Wizard to create an assessment in minutes
  • "Spell check" an entire exam file (includes dictionaries for American English, Canadian English, British English)
  • Embed graphics, audio, and video without writing or viewing the underlying HTML
  • Resize graphics and convert them to JPEG format with one click
  • Add links to multimedia content on other servers with the Web Links tool
  • Create random sets of questions in seconds with a one-step wizard


  • Preview exams, determine point values, save to an MS-Word file
  • A “batch publish” feature allows assessments and surveys to be published to multiple courses in a single step**
  • Determine point values and exam settings offline
  • Print exams/surveys directly from Respondus, or save files to MS Word or rich-text format

Retrieval, Reports, and Tools

  • Reports: Custom reports and statistics
  • Download answer databases for quizzes or surveys and save them in an Excel-compatible format*
  • Archive and restore exam/survey projects (including media content) with one click — ideal for providing a colleague with a ready-to-use exam
  • Quickly locate questions using keyword searches

System Requirements

Note: Mac OS is not compatible with this application

  • Operating System: Windows 7, Vista, XP, ME, 2000, 98
  • Memory: 32 MB RAM minimum
  • Hard Disk: 10 MB free space
  • Monitor: 800x600 minimum (1024x768 recommended)

For additional product information, go to Respondus.