Choose a question for your form

You can include up to 2,000 total choices and collect several types of answers in your form or quiz. 

Learn how to add a question to a form.

Type an answer

 
Short answer
  • People can write answers in a few words.
Paragraph
  • People can write long answers over one or more paragraphs.

Choose from a list

Options you add to questions in forms are case sensitive. 
 
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.
Checkboxes
 
  • People can choose between a set of options.
  • People can choose more than one option.
  • You can include "Other" as an option, and people can type a short answer.
Dropdown
  • People can choose between a set of options.
  • People can only choose one option.

Upload files

 
File upload
People can upload files as a response to a question:
  • Uploaded files will use Google Drive storage space for the survey owner. Learn how to clear Google Drive space and increase storage.
    • Uploaded files will be stored in a new folder.
  • You can choose the maximum file size that people can upload.
  • You can specify which file types people can upload.
  • To fill out this question, respondents need to be signed in to a Google Account.

Important: You won't be able to use this question If the form is stored in a shared drive or if your administrator turns on Data Loss Prevention

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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