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Articulate Storyline: Restricting the Retake Option in the Final Quiz

Articulate Storyline: Restricting the Retake Option in the Final Quiz

At times for our e-learning courses we receive requirement that the learner should be able to attempt the final quiz only thrice that is the learner can retry the quiz only twice. In this scenario the third time the learner fails he/she should not be allowed to take the quiz again.

How can this restriction be imposed on our e-learning courses? There is an in-built feature, re-take option, in the final quiz. When the learner fails to complete the quiz,using this re-take option, the quiz can be attempted unlimited times.

In the following example, we need to enable the re-take option. When the learner fails thrice, the re-take option should be disabled.

Here are the steps involved in doing this.

Step 1:Create some assessment slides and import them to a final quiz.

Step 1

Step 2:Assign points to each question based on the requirement.

Step 2

Step 3: Create a default result slide for the final quiz.

Step 3

Step 4: Go to the Result Slide option and enable the Retry quiz option.

Step 4

Step 5: And set the passing score percent for the final quiz (for example, I have set the Passing Score as 80%).

Step 5

Step 6: Create a numeric variable, for example, Count with initial value as zero.

Step 6

Step 7: Adjust the variable Count by adding 1 when the user clicks the Retry quiz button.


Step 8: Add the below two triggersas the slide triggers.

Change the state of the Retry Quiz button to hidden when the score is greater than or equal to 80 or the value of Countis greater than or equal to 2.


Publish or preview the course.

When the user attempts the final quiz for the first or second time, the retry option is enabled.


When the user attempts the final quiz forthe third time, the retry option is disabled.


By this way, we can restrict the use of the retake option in the final quiz using Articulate Storyline. Hope this blog has been useful to you. Please share your thoughts.

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