Creating List or Multiple Choice Q&A

Version 14.8

The List question type is used to create questions in a 'multiple choice' format. To enter answers for List questions:

  1. Follow Steps 1-6 in Creating a new survey
  2. Select List from the drop-down menu at the top of the Answer properties window. A large text field will appear in the window. 
  3. Click the Add button below the text field. 
  4. In the pop-up window, enter the text of the answer in the Answer Text field. To assign a score to the question, enter a number in the Score field. 
  5. Repeat for each answer in the list. 
  6. To edit any of the answers in the list, click to highlight the answer, then click the Edit button. 
  7. To allow survey respondents to check off multiple answers, rather than choose one answer from the list, click to check the box labeled Multiple choices.

For lists that allow the respondent to check more than one answer, the associated scores for ALL selected items are summed to compute the total score.
  1. If you entered scores for the questions, click to check the box labeled 'List has scores
  2. To allow survey respondents to write in an answer to the question, click to check the box labeled Enable custom answer
  3. When finished entering the set of answers, click the OK button on the right side of the form.