Question categories are available for all question types. They are completely optional, but you can use them to:


  • better organize all of your quiz questions
  • provide the user with quiz statistics, broken down by category


LearnDash question category selection

To place a question in a category:


  1. Find the Question Category box in the sidebar
  2. Click the dropdown
  3. Choose an existing category, or select “Create new category” and give your new category a name


Update or Delete Categories

To delete a question category, or update its title:


  1. Navigate to SIMPLYLEARN > QUESTIONS
  2. Click on the Settings tab
  3. In the Question Taxonomies section, click the dropdown to “Select a category”
  4. Click the Delete button to delete it, or
  5. Update its title and then click Update



At the end of a quiz, you can choose to display to percentage score the user received in each category of questions:

LearnDash quiz category, results display on frontend