How to move questions between categories within Moodle’s Question Bank

This method is useful when using the Question Bank to organize a significant amount of questions for exams and quizzes.


  1. Open the Moodle course
  2. Go to the “Administration” block and select “Question bank”
  3. Select question(s) to move by selecting the check box to the left of the question
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page
  5. Select the target category from the menu located to the right of the “Move to” button
  6. After choosing the target category select “Move to”
  7. Review the category items to ensure that all questions were successfully transferred

Updated 10/17/2016 1