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Adding a timer to your quiz or survey

Documentation for 7.0 version of plugins is available at QSM 7.0 Documentation

Some quizzes and surveys need to have a time limit. With Quiz And Survey Master, you can set the number of minutes a user has to complete the quiz or survey. Once the timer has reached 0, the questions will freeze preventing the user from answering any more questions.

Timer option on the Options tab

To turn on the timer, edit your quiz or survey and go to the “Options” tab. Scroll down to locate the “How many minutes does the user have to finish the quiz?” option. If this option is set to 0, the timer will be disabled on the quiz or survey. Set the number of minutes the timer should start with and then save the “Options” tab.

Timer counting down. Currently at 8 minutes and 6 seconds

Once you save the options, the quiz or survey will begin displaying a timer for all users.

If you have all questions on the one page, the timer will begin once the user loads the page. If you are using pagination and do not have a question on the first page, then the timer will begin once the user clicks the “Next” button the first time.