Create ranking questions using Google Forms’ features that allow users to choose an option from a list. Here’s how to do it!
Whether you are creating a survey or a feedback form, ranking questions can come in handy. The forms are quick and easy to fill out, and they provide valuable insights.
Additionally, they keep the form short and interesting, increasing response rates. In this article, we show you how to add ranking questions to Google Forms.
Adding Ranked Choices in Google Forms
- Create a new question in Google Forms and change its type to Multiple Choice Grid.
- Add the question in the text editor with an image and description, if required.
- Add ordinal numbers (starting from 1st) in the Rows.
- Enter the options/choices in Columns.
Toggle on Require a response in each row, so respondents have to choose all the required preferences.
- Click on the More icon and select Limit to one response per column. By doing so, respondents won’t be able to choose the same option more than once.
- To preview the form, click on the Eye icon on the top right corner.
Although you can add options in rows and ordinals in columns, it might become difficult for you to view and analyze the responses.
Once respondents submit the form, you can view their responses as a chart or a spreadsheet. You can also learn how to integrate Google Sheets with Forms, in case you don’t know.
What Else Can You Do With Multiple Choice Grids?
Apart from creating ranking questions, you can use multiple choice grids for a few other things, like selecting and matching questions.
For instance, you want to ask your clients their preferred meeting time each day. To do so, you can choose a multiple-choice grid, keep days in rows, and enter time slots in columns. Here, it’s better not to limit one response per column.
Here’s how the form will look like:
Get the Most Out of Google Forms
While it may appear to be a simple tool at first glance, Google Forms is actually a really powerful tool that makes it easy to create surveys, quizzes, and review forms. You can even create dynamic forms using add-ons.
Knowing the secrets of Google Forms will make you look like a pro and save you a lot of time.
If Google Forms isn’t your go-to form maker yet, these advanced Google Forms tips and tricks may change your mind.
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