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How to create a kahoot
Last Updated a year ago

  1. Log in to your Kahoot! account, hit Create in the top navigation bar, and choose New kahoot.
  2. Start typing your first quiz question and add 2-4 answer alternatives. Your changes will be saved automatically as you go.
  3. On the right-hand side, adjust the timer and choose how many points to award for a correct answer:
    How to create a kahoot: adjust timer and other settings
  4. Click Add question to create more questions. Depending on your subscription, you can add the following question types in addition to multiple-choice quiz:
      • True or false: let students decide if a statement is true or false;
      • Type answer: ask students to type a short correct answer;
      • Puzzle: deepen learning by asking to place answers in the correct order;
      • Poll: collect student opinions;
      • Slide: give more context to a topic;
      • Word cloud: collect short free-form responses;
      • Open-ended: ask students to type a long answer – great way to collect in-depth feedback.

    On the right-hand side, you can easily change the question type without having to retype it.

  5. Make sure to add an image or video to make the question more engaging. You can upload an image from your computer, or choose one from our built-in image library.
  6. Drag and drop questions to change their order, if needed.How to create a kahoot: Drag and drop questions
  7. Click Enter kahoot title to add a title and fine-tune other settings. For example, in the Summary screen you can define who can see your kahoot – only you, or all users.
  8. Hit Done – congratulations, you’ve created your first kahoot, and it’s now ready to play! You can host it live or assign as a student-paced challenge.

Source: Kahoot Blog

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