How to download and migrate the question bank from modules in AY21/22 to new module areas in AY22/23




The example of imported questions in the Questions Bank



This guide will show you how to export questions from the AY21/22 Question bank to the AY22/23 modules for use on your new module page. 


What to know:

It will walk you through the steps of exporting questions from your Question bank on your previous module so that you can get started recreating these activities on your new module in AY22/23 .



Step 1: AY21/22 module page 

Go to your previous module page in AY21/22. 




Step 2: Accessing your Question bank

You can access all of the questions on your module by clicking on the settings cog on the right-hand side of your screen then click "More".




Step 3: Exporting your questions 

Click on 'Export' in the Question bank column.


Step 4: Choosing a file format 

Choose a file format in this case ‘Moodle XML format’.




Step 5: Exporting the questions

Then go down to the General section and click 'Export questions to file'.




Step 6: Viewing your file on your computer 

You’ll now be able to see your file in the download folder. 



Step 7: AY22/23 Module page

Now on your new module page, go to the top right hand-corner of the screen and click on the cog wheel which is situated close to the editing button. Then click 'More' at the bottom of the drop down list.



Step 8: Importing the questions 

Go down to import under the Question Bank section.



Step 9: Uploading to the AY22/23

Choose the correct file format then drag and drop your file to upload it.



Step 10: Importing the questions

Click Import.


Step 11: List of questions 

You’ll see your imported questions listed.



Step 12: Click Continue

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click continue.


Step 13: Completing the process

You’ve now successfully moved questions from your previous module in AY21/22 to the new module in AY22/23.

Please note if you have a lot of questions it may take a while to process