Below is a list of all the of the currently available question types available for ExAM assessments. All of these question types have customizable question text as well as answer options to ensure that you are able to gather the necessary information for a variety of use cases. The ExAM product team is constantly brainstorming, as well as listening to client input, on new question types to implement in order to guarantee that the product meets the needs of our customers.
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Description: The multi-select picklist question type will display the question text and then display the answers options under that in a horizontal list. The user can pick one or more of the answer that applies.
Description: The radio picklist question type will display the question text and then under that the answer options vertically with a clickable bubble next to them. This question type only allows for one answer to be selected at a time. If another answer is selected the previous one will be de-selected.
Description: The drop down picklist question type will display the question text then under it there will be a clickable field which will display a drop-down list containing the answers options vertically. Only one answer option may be selected for this question type.
Description: The text question type will display the question text and below that there will be a text field. The character limit restriction is customizable but is intended for questions with a shorter response
Description: The text area question will display the question text and then below that a text field where the respondent can enter text. This question is typically used for when longer responses are expected such as descriptions.
Description: The date question type will display the question text and then under that, there will be a field that when clicked will pull up a calendar. The desired date can be clicked on and it will be recorded.
Description: The results question type is configurable through the results page configuration setting on the assessment template. This configuration allows for a mixture of different options to be displayed on the results page such as picture upload, comments input, priority, classifications as well as many others. The results question will not display on its own but is designed to be used within a decision tree usually prefaced with a prompt to click a button to direct towards this page.
Description: The image question type will display the question text and then below will display the answer option images that were uploaded. The images answer options are selectable and only one can be selected at a time if another is selected the previous one will be deselected. This question type can be used to prompt a customer to select an image that best depicts their feeling on interaction with your company, such as a net promoter score survey.
Description: The Email question type will display the question text and below that will have a textbox for user input. When the assessment is submitted this question will check to make sure that the user’s input is in the format of an Email. If the input is missing the “@” sign the submission will not be allowed and the user will be prompted to fix the deficiency.
Description: The phone number question type will display the question text with a text box beneath it where for the user to input their number. When the assessment is submitted this question type will make sure that the text box only contains numbers. If the input has letters in it there will be a prompt to fix the issue before submission of the assessment is allowed.
Description: The Button question type will display the question text, then below it, the answer options will be displayed horizontally as clickable buttons. These buttons can be used to launch into complex decision trees logic utilizing other question types to collect complex data.
File Question- Answer
Description: The file question(answer) type will display the question text and then below it, there will be a file upload prompt allowing users to browse their computer and select which file to upload. This question type also allows for you to upload more than one file at a time by clicking the “+” button. The files submitted through this question type will be saved under the answer section of the Assignment manager
File Question- Assignment Manager
Description: The file question (assignment manager) type will display the question text as well as a prompt underneath it allowing for people to upload files from their computer. With this question type, only one file can be uploaded per assessment completed. The files submitted through this question type will be saved to the assignment manager under the notes and attachment section instead of the answers section.
Description: The signature question type will display the question text, then underneath there will be a button called “signature” when the button is clicked it will bring up a pop-up window which will have an empty box that can be signed with a mouse or a trackpad and submitted. The signature is saved as an image of the input and can be viewed after it has been submitted.
Description: When the Case type question is added to an assessment template the question text will be displayed next to a checkbox. When the box is checked it will expand several fields, such as name, Email, Subject, and description. This will prompt the respondent to supply adequate information for a case to be generated from the input when configured.
Description: The list type question will display the question text followed by a vertical list of the answer options. This question type allows for the respondent to choose only one of the answer options. If a second option is selected the previous one will be de-selected.
Horizontal Radio picklist
Description: The Horizontal Radio picklist question type will display the question text followed by the answer options displayed in a horizontal list with a clickable bubble next to each answer options. This question type will only allow for one answer option to be selected at a time. It is often used as a rating question with a scale from 1-5 or whatever suits the use case that is needed.
Description: The hidden question type will not be displayed on the public assessment page. When the assessment template is created this question type can be added with both question text and a default value that is pre-determined. This question type allows for you to carry whatever information you wish with an assessment template without having the respondent seeing this information.
Display: This question type will not display on the public assessment page
Description: The likert question type utilizes the most commonly used approach to scaling responses in surveys. Selecting this question type will automatically generate five answer options dependent on what type of likert scale you have selected. The available types currently are agreement, frequency, likelihood, and importance.
Description: The Hotspot Image question type allows you to display question text followed by an image. On this image, you are able to section of specific coordinates and relate them to answer options. When a survey participant hovers over those coordinates on the image the answer option will be displayed and if they click the designated zone for that answer option it will be recorded.