How to download and migrate the question bank from modules in AY23/24 to new module areas in AY24/25




The example of imported questions in the Questions Bank



This guide will show you how to export questions from the AY23/24 Question bank to the AY24/25 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 AY24/25.



Step 1: AY23/24 module page 

Go to your previous module page in AY23/24. 



Step 2: Accessing your Question bank

You can access all of the questions on your module by clicking "More" and then clicking "Question bank".



Step 3: Exporting your questions 

Click on 'Export' in the drop-down menu.


Step 4: Choosing a file format 

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



Step 5: Exporting the questions

Then go 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: AY24/25 Module page

Now on your new module page, click on the "More" button which is situated on the top right hand-corner of the course navigation bar. Then click 'Question Bank' in the drop-down list.



Step 8: Importing the questions 

Choose "Import" in the dropdown menu.


Step 9: Uploading to the AY24/25

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 AY23/24 to the new module in AY24/25.

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