Quiz Tool Lite

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A simple quiz tool aimed at individuals wanting to insert formative questions into their wordpress posts and pages.

Author:Alex Furr, Lisha Chen Wilson and Simon Ward (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.0.1
WordPress version tested:5.2.6
Plugin version:2.3.15
Added to WordPress repository:12-06-2013
Last updated:06-05-2020
Rating, %:92
Rated by:20
Plugin URI:https://wordpress.org/plugins/quiz-tool-lite/
Total downloads:18 859
Active installs:400+
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This plugin allows you to display an individual question on a page, along with feedback for formative assessment using no form or page submission.
It also handles summative assessment if you wish to deploy an entire quiz.

Question Types

  • Single response / True False(radio)
  • Multiple response (checkbox)
  • Free Text Entry (text box)
  • Fill in the blanks (multiple text boxes)
  • Reflective question types (click to reveal)


  • Embed a single question on a post or page for formative assessment (no form posting)
  • Create multiple quizzes from your question ‘pots’ and deploy on a page for recording student scores
  • Adds an ‘Insert Question’ link to the editor toolbar
  • Uses shortcodes
  • Export / import questions from one WP site to another
  • Can display participants responses to previously submitted reflective questions on different pages
  • Display scoreboards of quizzes on a page using a shortcode

Quiz Options

  • Date window for availability
  • Restrict access to logged in users
  • Limit max attempts for logged in users
  • Add a time limit that auto submits the page after x minutes and x seconds
  • Limit time between attempts e.g. once a day
  • Optional redirect to abother website once the quiz is completed
  • Email participants an admin once a quiz has been completed
  • Security measures so participants cannot use the browser back button to correct and resubmit
  • Grade Boundaries to present different feedback to users depending on their grade.