Best Tools to Add Questions to Videos and Create Interactive Video Quizzes

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Below is a collection of some of the best web tools that you can use to add questions to videos and create engaging video quizzes. Besides creating interactive video content, you can also track students learning progress and access stats on how students are interacting with your video quizzes. Go through each one of these tools and see which one works best for you. 


Tools to add questions to videos


1-Google Forms

Google Forms is a simple yet powerful tool that enables you to add various types of questions to your videos and create video quizzes. The way it works is simple: Open the editor and start creating your quiz. Add question types and click on  'add video' button in the floating bar on the right hand side then paste the URL of your YouTube video or type in a query to search for a video. Watch this step by step video tutorial to learn more about how to make a video quiz using Google Forms.


2- Camtasia

Camtasia is another good tool to use to add questions to your video quizzes. The way it works is easy: open your video in Camtasia editor (you need to download Camtasia). Click on Interactivity on the left hand side panel and select Add quiz to Timeline. You can move questions around at any point in the video. 

You have the choice to add various question types including multiple choice, fill in the blank, short answer, true/false, etc). Once your video quiz is created you can share it in different ways including the ability to upload it to your own website. Check out this step by step guide to learn more about how to add questions to videos using Camtasia.

3- EDpuzzle

Edpuzzle is an educational platform that enables teachers to create and share annotated video lessons with their students. Teachers can use YouTube videos or upload their own, add questions, notes, and voiceovers and share with their students. Students watch the annotated videos and provide textual and audio responses.

Using Edpuzzle Gradebook, teachers can grade students answers, save their scores, and plan for future video lessons. Using the live mode, teachers can also project their video lessons live in class while students provide real-time responses which is helpful in remote learning settings.
 

4. FlexiQuiz

FlexiQuiz is an online quiz maker that enables you to create a wide range of quizzes and assessments. FlexiQuiz also offers interactive features allowing users to create interactive video quizzes. 

You can add several videos to your online FlexiQuiz tests and the videos turn out good on desktop, tablets, and mobile devices. The process to embed a video is simple: copy the URL of the YouTube or Vimeo video you want to add, open your test, click on add a new question and in the Question box click on the YouTube icon. Paste the code of the video. Voila you are all set. Check out this step-by-step guide to learn more about how to add questions to videos using Flexiquiz.


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5- PlayPosit

PlayPosit is an educational platform that allows you to create interactive video lessons, called bulbs,  using videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Panopto, and several other video hosting sources. You can add different interactive features to videos and create immersive learning experiences for your students. You can create a class on PlayPosit and invite students to join. You can assign bulbs and monitor students progress. PlayPosit also allows you to host live bulbs for the whole class to watch and interact with. 

6- TED Ed

TED Ed is a website that allows teachers to create lessons around YouTube videos, TED ED Animations, and TED Talks. Teachers can select videos and click to customize and add questions. TED Ed allows teachers to track stats of how many have responded to answers or have seen the lesson.

7- Screen Recorders

Check out this collection featuring some of the best screen recording tools you can use to add questions to videos and create interactive videos.  All of these screen recorders are simple and easy to use. While some of them require software download others are totally web-based. 

Some of the common features they provide include: the ability to create video recordings that include captures of whole screen or part of it, webcam overlays and voiceovers,  a wide variety of annotations to make your videos interactive and engaging (e.g., callouts, shapes, lines, arrows, icons,  captions, etc), various editing features (e.g, crop and trim, blur, animations and effects, and more),  the ability to import and edit audio and video files, and more.