Quiz user with unlimited time role

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.7. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version of Moodle may be available here: Quiz user with unlimited time role.

The role of Quiz user with unlimited time allows a user unlimited time to attempt a quiz which has a time limit set.

Role set-up

  1. Access Administration > Users > Permissions > Define roles.
  2. Click the button "Add a new role".
  3. Give the role a name e.g. Quiz user with unlimited time, short name and description.
  4. Change the capability mod/quiz:ignoretimelimits to allow.
  5. Click the button "Add a new role".

Role assignment

This role may be assigned in the system, course or module context, depending upon whether the user should have unlimited time in all quizzes in every course, all quizzes in selected courses or just in selected quizzes.

To allow a user unlimited time in all quizzes:

  1. Access Administration > Users > Permissions > Assign system roles.
  2. Choose the quiz user with unlimited time role to assign.
  3. Select a user in the potential users list, and use the left-facing arrow button to add it to the existing users list.

See also