How to Use the Different Question Types

These are 9 different types of questions available on Quizizz --

Multiple choice: Questions with two or more (up to five) answer options; only one option is the correct answer. A participant can only select one answer option when playing the quiz. 

- You can toggle with the 'More than one answer' if the question has two correct answers.


Fill in the Blanks: Participants must manually enter the answer in the space provided. The character limit for a fill-in-the-blanks question is160.

Choose if the answer can contain exact words, contains, and exact numbers to reward points based on the answer provided.
Participants can also show their work in assessments that require work that needs to be submitted for evaluation


Match: Encourage your participants to match concepts and topics they've learned in class with this question type. You can also add answer explanations to explain the matching better to enable higher-order thinking. Your participants will see the options shuffled and they'll have to drag and drop the answers to match the correct answers. 

Reorder: With this question type, assess participants on higher-order thinking questions and gauge their understanding. Engage them with fun questions that get them to think more critically about a problem or question. Your participants will see these options as shuffled and they'll be able to submit their answers in ascending or descending order per your requirement. 


Open-ended: These are long answer questions. The character limit for open-ended is 1000. A message shows up when the answer reaches 800 characters. Participants can also show their work in assessments that require work that needs to be submitted for evaluation

Note: Open-ended questions are not graded.


Poll: These are no right answer questions. You can choose whether to allow participants to select only one or multiple options.


Draw: Enable your participants to draw, identify and point out using the draw question. They have the options to choose between a highlighter, a pen, a color wheel, and an eraser. They also have the undo and redo options. Every answer attempted on a draw question will not be graded. You have the option to try it out too. However, you can manually grade answers submitted for this question type. 


Audio and Video: Enable your participants to record audio or video as part of their answers in a live or homework quiz. You can set their response time limit from 5 seconds to 120 mins. When participants see this question, they will get a window that enables them to turn on and submit their audio/video responses. They have the option to play and re-record (retake) their responses multiple times to improve their submissions. You can access their responses on the reports, however, you cannot download them. You can manually grade answers submitted for this question type. 


Presentation: You can export a quiz or a question into a presentation. The quiz that contains the remaining questions will be saved under 'My Library.



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