Create a closed ended question

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Closed-ended questions allow you to provide options for the respondent to choose from. First, you need to create the Answer group with the answers, then create the question that will use the answer group. The demo data company used to create this procedure is USMF.

Create an answer group

  1. Go to Questionnaire > Design > Answer groups.
  2. Click New.
  3. In the Answer group field, type a value.
  4. In the Description field, type a value.
    • Use the Randomize functionality to randomly place the answers in a different order each time the answer group is used for a question.
  5. Click Answer.
  6. Click New.
    • Sequence number controls the order in which the answers are displayed, unless Randomize is selected for the Answer group.
    • Points can be awarded to answers for use in scoring the questionnaire.
  7. In the Points field, enter a number.
    • The correct answer can be marked to indicate that the selected answer is the correct one. This can be used for scoring the questionnaire.
  8. In the Answer field, type a value.
    • Continue to create answer selection options for the answer group.
  9. Click New.
  10. In the Points field, enter a number.
  11. In the Answer field, type a value.
  12. Click New.
  13. In the Points field, enter a number.
  14. In the Answer field, type a value.
  15. Click New.
  16. In the Points field, enter a number.
  17. In the Answer field, type a value.
  18. Click New.
  19. In the Points field, enter a number.
  20. In the Answer field, type a value.
  21. Close the page.
  22. Close the page.

Create the question

  1. Go to Questionnaire > Design > Questions.
  2. Click New.
  3. Use the Type field to group related questions together.
    • You can use input types of Check box, Alternative button, or Combo box for closed-ended questions.
  4. In the Input type field, select an option.
  5. In the Answer group field, enter or select a value.
  6. In the Text field, type a value.