Track different groups taking a quiz

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Sometimes, you want to give the same quiz to different groups. For example, if you’re a teacher and you have different periods for the same class, you might want to identify which period each student is in. Instead of creating multiple quizzes, use Google Forms to create a single quiz that has a section to identify each student’s group.

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  1. In Forms, open a quiz or click Blank Quiz.
  2. If you’re creating a new quiz, enter the quiz questions.
  3. Click Add section Add section.
  4. Name your section. Click Untitled Section and enter a section name, for example Student group.
  5. Make this new section the first section:
    • In the new section, click More and thenMove section.
    • Next to your new section, click the Up arrow to make it the first section.
    • Click Save.
  6. To track students’ names and periods in the new section:
    • Click Add question and enter What is your name? The short answer format works for this type of question.
    • Make sure the Required switch is  on so students answer the question.
    • Click Add question and enter Which period are you in? The multiple choice format or a drop-down list works for this type of question.
    • Enter the period options.
    • Make sure the Required switch is on .

      Changes are automatically saved in Forms.

  7. At the top, click Preview  to see how the quiz will appear to respondents.
  8. When you’re ready, click Send.
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