The Multiple Choice question type allows your crowd to choose from several answer choices that you write and include along with your question. This question type is supported by both Polls and Trivia Games. We also offer a number of pre-written multiple choice questions for Trivia Games.
Question Types supported by Trivia Games
Making a New Multiple Choice Question
Multiple Choice questions are our main question type. More Experiences use multiple choice questions than any other question type!
You can add a single blank Multiple Choice question using two methods.
Firstly, you can simply click on the + button located to the right of the last question within the set. This will instantly add a new question after the selected question.
Adding a blank question using the Add Blank Question shortcut
Alternatively, you can click on the gray Question Tools box. In the pop-up, click the green Add Blank Question (+) button.
The Add Blank Question button in Question Tools
Add Blank Questions From the Trivia Library
If you want to add multiple blank questions at once, you can use any of the blank trivia games under the Write Your Own category to add a specific amount and type of blank questions.
|Write Your Own category with (2) questions selected from Five Question Multiple Choice Trivia|
Editing Multiple Choice Questions
To edit a Multiple Choice question, click the green Edit (pencil) button in the top right of the question text box.
You can also click the text of the question itself, where it says "(click here to edit)"
This will open a panel with a few options for your question.
Change Question Text
If you'd like to change the question's text, simply click into the text box, type out your question, and click the green Save button with the checkmark icon, or simply press Enter on your keyboard.
To change the order of a question or where it should go, you can use the Question Order option on the far left of the Edit Panel. Click it to open the dropdown selection box, and choose its new numerical position. Click the green Save button with a checkmark on the right after you're done.
You can also do that by dragging and dropping the question tab. However, you can't rearrange questions out of the current group of 10 questions using this method.
You can change the Question Type of the selected question here. Please note that changing question types will erase all answers you have set and you cannot undo this. If you accidentally change the Question Type, you will have to rewrite all of the answers you set for your multiple-choice question, as well as any custom colors, the correct answer, etc.
Double-check which question type you've selected, and click the green Save (checkmark) button to apply it.
For more info on the different question types, check out these articles:
- Working with Text & Numerical Answer Questions
- Working with Like or Dislike & Yes or No Questions
- Working with Drag & Drop Order Questions
You can set how many points an individual question is worth. By default, all trivia questions are set to 100 points. Click the text box and you can type in any number from 1 to 1000. You can make harder questions worth more, put more valuable questions at the end of your Trivia Game, or you can set each question to higher values to make the whole game more competitive!
Setting a New Per-Question Point Value
The new question displays the default Points Value
Enter the new value you want here, then click Save
Presto! Your new value has been applied.
If you'd like to add a little fun to your Trivia Game, you make any trivia question a Points Wager question. With points wagering, your players can choose what they want to wager on the next question. For a question with the Points Wager switch enabled, your players can choose to go all-in, half-in, partially in, or even none at all! The choice is up to them.
Points wager questions make for a great finale or bonus question at the end of your trivia games. For more information on how the new Points Wager feature works, please visit Points Wagering Explained
You can also set a specific Question Timer duration for an individual question. By default, all questions are set to 15 seconds. Like setting an individual question's Point Value, you can use this customization to make harder questions by reducing its Question Timer or even using a higher Point Value in conjunction with a faster timer to make the game more competitive.
To set a specific question's timer, click the text box and select your preferred duration using the dropdown boxes. For instance, you can set a specific question's timer as short as 10 seconds or as long as 60 minutes!
Setting a New Per-Question Point Value
Step 1: Default Question Timer
Blank question with the default Question Timer
Step 2: Edit Per-Question Timer
Select the new duration you want here, then click Save
Step 3: New Per-Question Timer Applied
Presto! Your new Question Timer has been applied.
Copy Answer Colors
Did you know you can change the colors on the answer buttons? You can find out how to do that here:
The Copy Answer Colors button will apply this question's Answer Color scheme to every question in your Experience. You'll get a notification in the top right corner confirming it, and if you go to your other questions, they will have the new color scheme applied.
The Clone Question button copies over everything in your question to a new question, and places that new one right after the current one in the order.
If you made an extra question by mistake, don't like a pre-made question from our categories, or just want to get rid of a question for any reason, click the red Remove (trash) button.
Upload Question Image
If you've upgraded to the Classroom Plan or higher, you can add images to your questions. To add an image to a Multiple Choice question, find the Question Media box to the right of the Multiple Choice answer options where you'll find the Upload Image box. For more information on adding images to questions, check out the article Uploading Your Own Images to Questions.
Add Answer Images
When using the Multiple Choice question type, you can also add images to your answer options. For instance, you can add Animated GIFs from Giphy and Stock Images from Pixabay. If you're on the Classroom Plan or higher, you can even upload your own images to your answer options.
To add an image to Multiple Choice answer options, find the camera button located to the right of the individual answer options. Upon clicking on the camera button, you'll be prompted to select an Animated GIF, Stock Image, or upload your own image.
Reviewing Results on the Experience Dashboard
From the Questions tab on the Experienced Dashboard, there are various stats including Answers Received and the Answered Correct percentage. You can quickly review these stats to understand how many participants have answered the question and what percent answered correctly.
On the Summary tab of the Experience Dashboard, an overall summary of the trivia game or poll can be viewed.
Example Summary tab for a Trivia Game
Trivia Game Summary Tab
For trivia games, under the Summary tab, Multiple Choice questions will show a percentage of how many players answered the trivia question correctly along with the above-mentioned answer stats. You can also export all responses to each question submitted by individual participants by exporting the Crowd Activity as a CSV spreadsheet.
Poll Summary Tab
For polls, under the Summary tab, Multiple Choice questions will display the Top Voted Answers so the most popular answer options can be viewed. To review the number of votes for all other cast answers, the Crowd Activity must be exported to CSV and further analyzed in spreadsheet software.
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