Activities: Quizventure

Maintained by Picture of John OkelyJohn Okely, Picture of Stephen BourgetStephen Bourget
Quizventure is an activity module that loads quiz questions from the course it's added to. The possible answers come down as space ships and you have to shoot the correct one.
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Moodle 2.9, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5

Students procastinating too much? Are they playing games instead of studying? Well now you can motivate them by allowing them to do both at once!

Quizventure is an activity module that loads quiz questions from the course it's added to. The possible answers come down as space ships and you have to shoot the correct one.


This plugin is part of sets MoodleCloud, Gamification.


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  • Picture of sushumna rao
    Wed, Nov 16, 2016, 10:27 PM
    Thanks for the input John Okely, Actually I am using in a regional language teaching course, it's an amazing plugin, greatful to you if you can fix it ASAP, many thanks in advance, once again thank you smile

  • Picture of Olivier Valentin
    Mon, Feb 6, 2017, 8:22 PM
    Hi John,
    I didn't quite understood all the topics concerning grades here and in your GitHub. Nowadays, does the plugin keep the final score or not ? Does the table quizgames_score work ? It is all working on Moodle 3.2, except this... Have I missed something in parameters ?
    Great plugin anyway and congratulations for your work, gamification is the way !!! smile
  • Picture of John Okely
    Tue, Mar 7, 2017, 9:01 AM
    Hi Valentin. No grades available yet, just some backend work to fix some bugs. But it will allow for grades to be added later.

    Any ideas on how to grade? Since the score has no upper limit I am finding it hard to imagine a way to grade it. Watch the issue here to get updates when grades are added.

    As for the score table, it was an idea to help support a leaderboard/highscores (which would be different to grades, I guess!) To watch or add your ideas, go to: Perhaps I should remove it until it's actually in use
  • Picture of John William
    Mon, Jul 31, 2017, 5:39 PM
    Hi, John I liked your plugin and it is helpful for students and please customize this plugin for beginners too.
  • Picture of John Okely
    Tue, Aug 1, 2017, 8:17 AM
    Thanks John. I created to cover that idea.
  • Picture of Madhukar Reddy
    Sat, Apr 28, 2018, 3:05 PM
    hi i want Quizventure plugin for 3.4 version , can any body suggest me solution Thanks
  • Picture of Kevin Woodcock
    Mon, Nov 5, 2018, 11:28 PM
    Hi John, I fantastic plugin, but I have an issue:

    I'm using multiple choice - multiple answer questions and once all answers are shot down from the first question the quiz does not move on to the next question, what am I doing wrong?

  • Picture of April Madres
    Tue, Jul 9, 2019, 9:27 PM
    Hi John- can you confirm whether this game is 508 compliant? I can't seem to find any documentation on this.
  • Picture of Ian L
    Mon, Aug 26, 2019, 9:36 AM
    I was using this on 2.7 and then I just upgraded to 3.7 and am looking to install. Some things with the previous version was it didn't work on mobile well it works but it's not responsive.

    The other thing was that the questions were sometimes too long to read and messy looking so it seems like you have to use really short questions.
  • Picture of Stephen Bourget
    Mon, Aug 26, 2019, 9:43 AM
    Ian, The 3.7-r1 release should address the issues you describe. It specifically includes fixes to improve mobile support on iOS and android and the display of both questions and answers was re-done to force the questions to wrap on smaller screens.
  • Picture of Georgia Tziogkidou
    Wed, Jan 15, 2020, 11:58 PM
    Hi John, thank you for this plugin. I have added it to one of the company's courses and people are very enthusiastic about it.

    Can you please help me with the below issue? Although the quiz is working perfectly and I have no issues in general, I get this message under the title:

    Too much data passed as arguments to js_call_amd("mod_quizgame/quizgame", "innit"). Generally there are better ways to pass lots of data from PHP to JavaScript, for example via Ajax, data attributes, .... This warning is triggered if the argument string becomes longer than 1024 characters.
    • line 1028 of /lib/outputrequirementslib.php: call to debugging()
    • line 85 of /mod/quizgame/renderer.php: call to page_requirements_manager->js_call_amd()
    • line 86 of /mod/quizgame/view.php: call to mod_quizgame_renderer->render_game()

    Is there something wrong? Any suggestions?

    Thank you,
  • Picture of Stephen Bourget
    Thu, Jan 16, 2020, 12:10 AM

    That debugging notice is a known issue. (
    It will not impact operation of the plugin, and you can hide it by turning off debugging or not displaying debugging notices on your site (

    Hope that helps
  • Picture of Georgia Tziogkidou
    Fri, Jan 17, 2020, 3:30 PM
    Steve, I turned off the debugging messages and now the Quiz is back to normal. Thank you very much for the help.
  • Picture of sushumna rao
    Thu, Jan 23, 2020, 1:38 AM
    Does this plug in works in mobile app?
  • Picture of Stephen Bourget
    Thu, Jan 23, 2020, 2:09 AM
    Not yet, browser only. (The moodle mobile app will link it out to run in the default browser [safari, chrome, etc])
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