Question grouping and question blocks feature allows you to show more than one inquiries on the screen to make your survey seem shorter. You can also activate or de-activate all inquiries in the same QB with the click of one button.
Question blocks (QB) is the tool that allows you to group your inquiries together. You can move questions between the QB and decide to which QB you will enable the question pool feature.
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This guide will teach you:
We'll use two rating queries that we want to be shown on the same screen to shorten the survey. That will help us to attract respondents and obtain more thorough insights and responses.
1. Add question blocks
Go to the Extra Options tab and scroll down to find Question grouping & Question pool.
1.1 Create question blocks
Right now, all of your queries will be in one QB. If you want to group queries that are placed in the middle of your survey, then you'll need to create 3 QB: QB 1 will have the queries before the grouped queries, QB 2 will have the ones you want to group on the same screen and QB 3 will have the rest.
When you move queries to a later QB, their numbers will be automatically updated. For example, if you move Q4 from QB2 to QB3 and Q5 remains in QB2, then Q5 will be re-numbered as Q4 and Q4 will become Q5.
If you want to activate or de-activate all the content of a QB, simply click the relevant button that appears at the bottom of the queries list.
There is no feature yet to adjust the order of your QB after you have set this up. We recommend that you only add your QB after you have added all your queries. However, you can reorder them by adding a new QB and moving the relevant queries down.
1.2 Move to question blocks
To move your queries to different QB, click Create question block twice, to add two new QB and give a name at each title field.
Now we'll need to move the different queries to the correct QB. Select those you want to be shown on the same screen and choose QB2 from the drop-down menu to move them to QB 2.
Now you'll want to move the rest to QB 3.
If there are a lot of queries to be moved, select the check box on top of the list to select them all, then un-check the ones which you do not want to move.
If you need to delete a QB, be sure to move all its content to a different QB first. It is not possible to delete a QB that is not empty.
If you want to add a new query after your survey is fully complete, this will appear on the last QB you have created. You can move it to the QB you would like, however this will push the last query of that QB to the next one.
2. Group questions on the same screen
It's time to group them together on the same screen. In our example, those are found in QB 2. So click on 2 and toggle the button to group questions on the same screen.
You cannot have group questions on the same screen turned on at the same time as the question pool.
Make sure to apply and click save changes before you try to preview.
This is how our example will look:
Each QB with group questions on the same screen turned on represents a content box. So you can group your queries in several content boxes in your survey.
If you group the Slider (text), Slider (numbers), Radio Button Rating types of questions on the same screen, it will ask you to choose a Standard, Condensed, or Table Display and you will be able to create a grid or matrix question.
If you click on the Randomize your questions button, you will be able to randomize each times your queries automatically.
3. Background Image or Color
This feature is available only for the Enterprise and ReportR plans.
You can also adjust the background for a specific QB. You can either add a Background image of your choice or set up a Background color.
4. Add score weight
If you enable the score weights in the custom score tab, you will be able to access the score weight and score max. converted in the Question blocks tab.
By adding score weight, you can make some question blocks more important than others. Here you can put in any value you like, so if you would want one question block to carry double weight, enter a value of 2. The question block score will then be multiplied by 2.
By adding a value to the score max. converted, you scale the question block score to the max you have set. For example, if your max score is 100 and the custom score of a respondent is 50, but your score max. converted field is 20, then the converted score will be 10/20.
It is important to note that questions that were not answered are not included in the calculation of the total maximum score for this question block. For example, if a question block contains 3 questions with scores ranging from 1 to 5, and the respondent answers all 3 questions, the maximum QB score will be 15. However, if they answer only 2, the maximum QB score will be 10.