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Choose a question for your form

You can collect several types of answers in your form or quiz. 

Learn how to add a question to a form.

Type an answer

Short answer
Paragraph

Choose from a list

Multiple choice
  • People can choose between a set of options.
  • People can only choose one option.
  • You can include "Other" as an option, and people can type a short answer.
  • Based on a person’s answers, you can send them to a certain section of the form. Learn how to show questions based on answers.
Checkboxes
Dropdown

Upload files

File upload

People can upload files as a response to a question:

Choose from a grid

Linear scale
  • People can rate your question on a scale.
  • Your scale can start at 0 or 1.
  • Your scale can end on a whole number from 2 to 10.
  • You can set a label for each end of the scale.
Multiple choice grid
  • You can create a grid where people can select one answer per row.
  • To limit people to one choice per column, at the bottom right of the question, click More More.
  • To shuffle the row order, at the bottom right of the question, click More More.
Checkbox grid
  • You can create a grid where people can select one or more answers per row.
  • To limit people to one choice per column, at the bottom right of the question, click More More.
  • To shuffle the row order, at the bottom right of the question, click More More.

Select a date and time

Date
  • People can fill out any date in this box.
  • To include the year or time, at the bottom right of the question, click More More.
Time
  • People can fill out the time or duration.
  • To switch between time or duration, at the bottom right of the question, click More More.

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