Survey Question Types

Different question types determine how the choices and responses are displayed and analyzed.  

Single Response Survey Questions accept only one response from a predetermined group of choices. Examples

Scale/Rank Survey Questions accept only one response from a predetermined group of choices. Examples

Multiple Response Survey Questions can accept more than one response from a predetermined group of choices. Examples

Numeric Entry Survey Questions accept open-ended numeric responses. Examples

Open-End Text Survey Questions accept text responses. Examples

Question types also determines the amount of space that will be reserved in the response data file. Examples of all question types can be seen in the sample web survey

Page last updated: January 26, 2008