Multiple choice grid

Multiple choice grid question allows users to select one answer per row. You can customize the question to limit users to select only one answer per column. You can also shuffle the row order to eliminate the order bias and improve the form responses.

Key features:

  • Allows only one answer per row
  • Can limit responses to one answer per column
  • Can shuffle row order to eliminate order bias

What can type of questions can this be used for?

  • Frequency scales questions
  • Likert rating scale questions
  • Ranking grid question
  • Voting/poll question

How to add a multiple choice grid question?

Multiple choice grid question setup looks different from how it is displayed for end users. You have to add your questions as rows and answer choices as columns, but it will be displayed as a multiple choice grid for your users.

  • Click on the add question icon
  • Select Multiple choice grid question
  • Add questions in Rows and answer choices in Columns

How can I shuffle the order of questions?

You can shuffle the order of questions to eliminate the order bias and improve the form responses. Once "Shuffle row order" is enabled, the order of questions will be different for each user.

  • Click on the add question icon
  • Select Multiple choice grid question
  • Add questions in Rows and answer choices in Columns
  • Click on the ⋮ icon and select Shuffle row order as shown below

How can I make users respond to each question or statement in the multiple choice grid question?

You can force the users to respond to each statement/question in the multiple choice grid question by enabling the Require a response in each row option.

  • Click on the add question icon
  • Select Multiple choice grid question
  • Add questions in Rows and answer choices in Columns
  • Enable Require a response in each row toggle button as shown below

How can I limit user responses to one per column?

You can can enable the "Limit to one response per column" available in "More" options to limit users to select only once choice per column. You can combine the "Requires a response in each row" with "Limit to one response per column" to create a ranking grid question or a voting/poll question.

  • Click on the add question icon
  • Select Multiple choice grid question
  • Add questions in Rows and answer choices in Columns
  • Click on the ⋮ icon and select Limit to one response per column as shown below