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How do I add a Survey Matrix question to a Survey?

A Survey Matriz type question presents users with a matrix of questions and answer choices. I provides a clean, nicely formatted survey and is much easier to create than adding individual survey questions.  

Go to Tests & Quizzes.

Go to Tests & Quizzes.

Under the Working Copies tab, click "Select Action" for the survey and select Edit.

Under the Working Copies tab, click "Select Action" for the survey and select Edit.

This displays the Edit page.

Use the "Select a question type" dropdown box to select the Survey type.

Use the "Select a question type" dropdown box to select the Survey type.

This displays the edit Survey Matrix question page.

Leave the Answer Point Value at "0".

Leave the Answer Point Value at "0".

Add Instructions (box mislabeled as "question text")

Add Instructions (box mislabeled as "question text")

Type the instructions for the survey matrix into the text box provided.

Note: To edit with the Rich Text Editor, click the hyperlink to open the full menu.

Add Attachment. (Optional)

Add Attachment. (Optional)

In the Row Choices box, enter your statements or questions.

In the Row Choices box, enter your statements or questions.

On the Column Choices box, enter the selection of responses or answers.

On the Column Choices box, enter the selection of responses or answers.

Configure responses and comments.

Configure responses and comments.

DO NOT check Allow Only One Response per Column (forced ranking).

To include a comment box for users, check the box for Add Comment Field. In the displayed box, you can enter descriptive text for the comment field. (Note: Comment boxes have a limit of 200 characters.)

Configure column widths.

Configure column widths.

To set the column width for statements/queries in relation to column width for responses, select from the Relative Widths of Columns dropdown menu.

Assign the survey matrix question to a Part of the survey and/or a Question Pool

Assign the survey matrix question to a Part of the survey and/or a Question Pool

1. The question can be added to a specific portion of the survey, such as Part 1 or Part 2 (depending on how many parts exist). Part 1 is the default location.

2. The question may also be added to a Question Pool, if desired (See: "What is a Question Pool?")

Provide Feedback. (Optional)

Provide Feedback. (Optional)

Feedback is optional text available for users to view after the survey is submitted. This feedback will be released to users immediately after submitting the survey if the "Settings" for the survey includes "Feedback upon Submission",  "Release Questions and the following" and "Question-level Feedback".(See: "How do I Edit the Settings for an assessment?")

Note: To edit with the Rich Text Editor, click the hyperlink to open the full menu.

Click Save.

Click Save.

This displays the survey matrix question in the survey question list.

Example:

Example of what a survey matrix question looks like to users.

Example of what a survey matrix question looks like to users.