Activities: Quizventure

Maintained by Picture of John Okely John Okely
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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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 John Okely
    Fri, 10 Jun 2016, 2:59 PM
    Thanks for the feedback, Rob Garren. I have added that to the issue tracker on the quizgame github.
  • Picture of John Okely
    Fri, 10 Jun 2016, 3:17 PM
    Thanks for the feedback, Jack. I have not added support for grades yet. This is on the quizgame github. If you have an idea of how you'd like the maximum grade to be set (since the game has no end and you can just keep getting points) comment here or on the issue. Perhaps I will need to just make the game end when you have answered all questions instead of having the game go on, just getting faster.
  • Picture of John Okely
    Fri, 10 Jun 2016, 3:18 PM
    Thanks for the feedback, Jakob. I don't think there is a way to select every category. But you could add more questions into a custom category.
  • Picture of Andreas Schenkel
    Sat, 11 Jun 2016, 7:12 PM
    I save my questions not in the questioncategory of the course but in an questioncategory that belongs to the coursecategory in order to be able to use questions many courses.
    So my questions are stored "one level up" not in the course.
    Is there a way to change from the questioncategory, that belongs to the course into a questioncategory that belong to a coursecategory?
  • Picture of Jeff Campbell
    Thu, 23 Jun 2016, 4:05 AM
    Hi John, I like the plugin! I'm wondering if you could please add the Glossary activity. If a definition was the question, then random terms could be coming down on the spaceships as distractors. Thanks!
  • Picture of John Okely
    Thu, 23 Jun 2016, 5:00 AM
    Great idea Jeff, I've added it as an issue on github. Unfortunately it may be a while before I have a chance to get to it, but perhaps someone else may feel like taking it up.
  • Picture of sushumna rao
    Sun, 13 Nov 2016, 9:26 PM
    Does this plug in works if we access in mobile. I installed and trying to accecc in iOS not able to play sad
  • Picture of John Okely
    Mon, 14 Nov 2016, 9:00 AM
    Thanks Sushumna. I created about this. Previously mobile would work but I think I broke it at some point. May not be that hard to fix. If you know any javascript feel free to have a look and give a patch. If not I'll take a look some time in the future and update that issue.
  • Picture of sushumna rao
    Wed, 16 Nov 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, 6 Feb 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, 7 Mar 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, 31 Jul 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, 1 Aug 2017, 8:17 AM
    Thanks John. I created to cover that idea.
  • Picture of Madhukar Reddy
    Sat, 28 Apr 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, 5 Nov 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?

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