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After you've created a form, you can add and edit questions and other content. If you want to organize your form by topic, you can add sections.

Add questions, headers & sections

Add a question

As you type your question, Google Forms may try to predict the type of question and suggest response options.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. Click Add Add.
  3. Next to the question title, choose the type of question you want.
  4. Type the possible responses to your question. If you want to prevent respondents from leaving a question blank, toggle "Required" from Off to On.
Add an image or video

Add an image or video to a question or answer

To add an image to a question:

  1. Click a question.
  2. To the right, click Add image Insert image.
  3. Upload or choose an image.
  4. Click Select.

To add an image to an answer:

  1. Click a multiple choice or checkbox question.
  2. To the right of the answer, click Add image Insert image.
  3. Upload or choose an image.
  4. Click Select.

Add an image or video on its own

You can add an image or YouTube video to your form.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. To add an image, click Add Image Insert image​​. To add a video, click add Video Video.
    • You can’t add videos to questions, but you can place them before or after a question.
  3. Choose your image or video and click Select.
Upload files to a form

If you use Google apps through work or school, respondents can upload files as a response to a question. Uploaded files will take up Google Drive storage for the survey owner. Learn how to clear Google Drive space and increase storage.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. Click Add Add.
  3. Next to the question title, click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  4. Click File Upload.
  5. Click Continue.

After you create your question, you can:

  • Adjust the maximum file size.
  • Change the file type.
Add a section

Sections can make your form easier to read and complete.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. Click Add Section Section.
  3. Name the new section.
Duplicate an item

Questions or images

  1. Click a question or image.
  2. Click Duplicate Copy.

Sections

  1. Click a section header.
  2. Click More More.
  3. Click Duplicate section.

Edit or delete items

Edit an item

To edit a question, header, or description, click the text you want to change.

Delete an item

Questions or images

  1. Click a question or image.
  2. Click Delete Trash.

Section

  1. Click a section header.
  2. Click More More.
  3. Click Delete section.
Undo an action

If you want to undo a recent change you made:

  1. At the top right of your form, click More More.
  2. Click Undo.

Randomly order questions and answers

You can have questions and answers to appear in a different order for everyone who fills out your form.

Note: Questions and answers will only be shuffled once per email address. To make sure everyone sees a different order, make sure each person is addressed individually.

Shuffle question order

If your questions are in a specific order, you shouldn’t shuffle your questions.

  1. At the top, click Settings Settings.
  2. Click PRESENTATION
  3. Check the box by Shuffle question order.
Shuffle answer choices

You can have answer choices to appear in a different order for everyone who fills out your form. This only works for answers that use multiple choices, checkboxes, and drop-downs.

  1. Click a question.
  2. In the bottom right, click More More.
  3. Click Shuffle option order.

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