• Kahoot!

    Kahoot allows teachers to create a game-style assessment.  You can also choose from 40+ million ready-to-play games.  You can play live or assign student-paced challenges, and dive into game reports to assess learning.

Getting Started with Kahoot!

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Starter Guide to Distance Learning with Kahoot!

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How to Create a Kahoot! Quiz

  • How to Create a Kahoot! Quiz


    1. Go to https://kahoot.com, click Log in and enter your Kahoot account.
    2. Click the Create button on the top right corner of the screen or click on any of the Kahoot activity types to begin creating.
    3. To create a multiple-choice quiz, click Quiz.
    4. In Kahoot! Quiz settings:
      1. Enter the quiz name, a description of what the quiz is about, privacy status, language preference and audience.
      2. You can upload your own cover image or select images from the Kahoot! image library.
      3. If you want the students to see an introductory video while they are waiting for the Kahoot! to begin, add a YouTube video link in the ‘Intro video’ box.
    5. Click OK, Go and then Add Question when the Question screen pops up.
    6. In Kahoot! Question setup:
      1. Input questions and answer choices, where questions have a 95-character limit. You can also upload questions via spreadsheet using the Quiz spreadsheet template.
      2. Indicate the correct answer choice. You can have from 1 to all correct answers.
      3. Adjust time limits and toggle points on or off.
      4. Add an image or YouTube video to the questions as a prompt.
    7. Questions can be reordered by dragging to the desired location.
    8. Once you’re done adding all the questions, click Save.
    9. Click I’m Done. Now, you can edit, play or share the Kahoot! Quiz.

Hosting Kahoot! Step by Step Guide

How to Play Kahoot! Tutorial

  • How to Play Kahoot!


    • Go to kahoot.com and login to your account.
    • At the top of menu, click Kahoots tab.
    • In Kahoots Quiz page,
      a.  Select the check box of a Kahoots quiz you want to play.
      b.  Click Play.
    • Choose Classic (player vs. players) or Team mode (team vs. team with shared devices)
      Note:  In “Game Options,” you can customize point bonuses, name generator (auto-generated nickname to maintain student anonymity), randomization of questions and answers, two-step join for extra security (students enter the game pin and select the correct pattern), automatic transitions, and game pin display.
    • The screen will now display the game lobby with the Game Pin # and joining instructions.
    • Students enter the Pin # in Kahoot! mobile app or at kahoot.it on their devices (computer or mobile) and click Enter.
    • Students enter a nickname and click OK, go! button, which will populate on your screen in the game lobby.
      Note:  Students also have an option of selecting an auto-generated nickname.
    • You will see students that joined this Kahoot! Click Start on your screen to begin the game.
    • The question and answer choices will be displayed on your screen, whereas student screens will display on the answer buttons.
      Note:  Students will select the answer choice corresponding to the button with the same color and shape as the answer choice.
    • Once all the players have answered the question, the correct answer and a bar graph with the overall snapshot of the class responses will be displayed on the instructor’s screen.
    • Click Next to move to the next question.
    • At the end of each question, the Leaderboard will display the top five scorers.
    • Once the game is over, winner information will be displayed in the Podium and the student screen will show their personal results and rank.
    • Click Get Results to be able to save an Excel spreadsheet with results of student responses and scores.
      Note:  Students can rate the Kahoot quiz, and you can save those results as well.


Last Modified on May 2, 2020