Creating Quiz Questions with Word (PC)

It is possible to create quiz questions in Word if you use this ( word file. This is a ZIP file of a folder that holds word files, word macros and xml tools. The files were downloaded on the forum and located on the William Clark College site. We have scanned the download for viruses (it is clear) and added it to your support site for download. Unfortunately this only works in Word on a PC computer.


Enable Word Macros

Once you have downloaded the file (, you will then open the "example" file in word.

  1. Open the "example" file in Word.
  2. From Word, click on File > Options.
    Word > Options
  3. Click on Trust Center link on the left. Click on the Trust Center Settings button on the right.
    trust center window
  4. Check the "Trust access to the VBA project object model" box. Click on the Trusted Documents link on the left.
    trust documents window
  5. Click on the "Add new location" button on the bottom right. A pop-up window will appear. Browse for the folder. Click on the folder. Click on the "Sub-folders of this location are also trusted" box then click OK.
    trust location window
  6. Click on the OK button.
    OK -trust locations
  7. Click on the "Enable Content" button on the top of the "example" document. Before you start, Save As and give the file a new name. Click on the ADD-INS tab to create the questions.
    enable content
  8. When finished, click on the Export link in the ADD-INS tab.