25 Quick & Easy Quiz Ideas to Use Right Now

America’s classroom has become a hotbed of technology. From netbook and iPad pilot programs to online classrooms, the web is changing the way teacher’s communicate with their students.

This means you’ve got to embrace the tech wave and discover new ways to get students using the internet as early as possible.

One of the best ways to do that is through online quizzes. You get to assess student learning and subject comprehension. Your students get to know their score faster than you could grade papers in a weekend and discover new material in the process. It’s a win-win.

So how do you make an online quiz that’s not going to put your students to sleep? Here are 25 ideas to get you started, no matter what subject you teach:

English

1. Character Quotes

2. Fill-in-the-Blank Grammar

3. True/False Chapter Recap

4. Adjective or Adverb

5. Types of Sentences

Science

6. Melting Points of Different Solutions

7. Fun Facts About Elements

8. Characteristics of Rock Types

9. Different Brain Functions

10. Planet Characteristics

History

11. Quotes from Historic Leaders

12. Compare Time Periods

13. True False About Specific Events

14. Local Events and History

15. Comparing Two Wars

Geography/Social Studies

16. Compare Two Countries

17. Fun Facts About Rivers

18. Countries on Certain Continents

Math

19. Prime Numbers

20. Two Numbers – Different Equations

Business

22. Famous Quotes from Entrepreneurs

23. Company Names – True or False?

24. Characteristics of Company Formations

25. Did this Really Happen? True/False in Business

Online quizzes are an effective way to get your students engaged in any subject. What class do you teach? Have you used quizzes in your classroom?