Answer display order

Answer display order allows to sort answer options in different ways. Answers display order can be set in ascending, descending, randomize and default format. For example, if you want to set up an online exam and each candidate should see answer options in different sequence then the answer display order should be set to random. If you have a list of states or countries then you can display them in ascending order.

How can you change the answer display order?

To change the answer display order:

  • Go to: Login » Surveys (select a survey) » Edit
  • Click on question settings.
  • Click on answer display order.
  • Select the sorting options (default, ascending, descending, randomize, and advanced randomization) from the drop-down options.
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How does the answer display order work?

  • Default: Answer options will be displayed in the same order as set by the user.
  • Ascending: Answer options will be sorted in ascending order alphabetically.
  • Descending: Answer options will be sorted in descending order alphabetically.
  • Randomize: Answer options will be shown randomly to each respondent. You can also select how many answer options you can randomize

How can I exclude an option from randomization?

  • Click on the drop-down next to the answer option.
  • Select the checkbox - exclude from randomization.
Exclude randomization is visible only when randomize options is selected under answer display order.
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Which question types are supported?

  • Multiple choice: Single-select, select many, image chooser questions.
  • Ordering: Rank Order, constant sum, drag and drop.
For matrix questions, the answer display order/answer sorting option is available only for matrix drop-down question.

Following are the languages supported:

AlbanianIcelandic
ArabicIndonesian
Bahasa IndonesiaItalian
BulgarianJapanese
CatalanKorean
Chinese (Simplified - gb2312)Latvian
Chinese (Traditional - Big5)Lithuanian
Chinese Hong KongMacedonian
Chinese [Hong Kong]Malay
CroatianNorwegian
CzechPolish
DanishPortuguese
DutchPortuguese [Brazilian]
EnglishRomanian
English (UK)Russian
EstonianSerbian
FinnishSlovakian
FlemishSlovenian
FrenchSpanish
French [Canada]Spanish [Latin America]
GermanSwedish
GreekThai
HebrewTurkish
HindiUkrainian
HungarianVietnamese

Note: When a respondent completes the survey, the survey options will randomize for the next respondent, if the respondent goes back or refreshes the page in the same browser the options will not randomize.

License

This feature/tools described here are available with the following license(s) :

Free License and above

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