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Basic Quiz and Survey Settings (Options Tab)

Now that we have our questions added and some text entered in, it is time for us to edit the options. First, go to the Quizzes page. From there, click the edit link under the name of the quiz you wish to edit. When the Quiz Settings page loads, click on the Options tab.

The below Page will appear, we will now look into each option of the QSM Options Tab.

General Options Tab

QSM Options Tab - General

Quiz Type

Based on the Type of Quiz/Form you have chosen the option will be selected by default. You too can change the Type according to the Quiz. The Quiz Type has 3 options Quiz, Survey, and Simple Form. Based on what Quiz Type you select the Options to configure the Quiz will also change.

Grading System

Quiz and Survey Master allows for three different grading systems for your Quiz.

Correct/Incorrect

The correct/incorrect system allows you to set up your quiz to show percentages based on the overall score. You can select which answers are correct and you can show different results pages based on the percentage score the user earned from the quiz. You can also send different emails based on the percentage score if emails are enabled.

Points

The points system allows you to assign points to the answers which are added together at the end of the quiz. You can show different results pages based on the total points the user earned from the quiz. You can also send different emails based on the total points if emails are enabled.

Both

In this Option, you can use both of the Grading Systems i.e. Correct/Incorrect and Points Based.

Correct Answer Logic

If in a quiz user can submit more than one answer then you can use this option to set the correct answer logic to evaluate the same. The correct answer logic helps you achieve this.

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  1. All correct answers – All answers submitted by the user need to be correct. The user needs to select all the correct answers, if he misses selecting any of the correct answers, the answer will be marked as incorrect.
  2. Any correct answer – Some of the answers selected by the user are to be marked as correct. This means, the user can select any of the correct answers and the answer will be marked as correct.

This option will work on the Multiple Response, Horizontal Multiple Response & Fill in the Blanks Question Types.

All Correct Answers

User Ans. SelectionCorrect 1Correct 2Incorrect 1Incorrect 2Result
Condition 1AnsweredAnsweredNANACorrect
Condition 2AnsweredAnsweredAnsweredAnsweredIncorrect
Condition 3AnsweredNANANAIncorrect
Condition 4AnsweredAnsweredAnsweredNAIncorrect
Condition 5NANANANAIncorrect

Any Correct Answers

User Ans. SelectionCorrect 1Correct 2Incorrect 1Incorrect 2Result
Condition 1AnsweredAnsweredNANACorrect
Condition 2AnsweredAnsweredAnsweredAnsweredIncorrect
Condition 3AnsweredNANANACorrect
Condition 4NANANANAIncorrect

Note: If you have added multiple answers and the user entered an incorrect answer the final output will be considered incorrect.

Default Number of Answers

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Set Default Number of Answers
default answers in action
Default Answers in Action

This option lets you set the default number of answers for each question while creating a quiz/survey. By default, the number is set to 1 but you can change it to any number of choice. Based on the set number the answer fields get automatically created. However, if you want to add more answer fields you can do so manually by clicking on the “Add New Answer” button.

Allow Score Round-off

With this option is enabled it will round off the Score of correct/incorrect answers to a whole number

Require User Login

With this option enabled only logged-in users can take the Quiz.

Limit number of Questions

With the option, you can limit the number of Questions loaded to display in the Quiz. For example, You can display only 5 questions of the actual 20 Questions in the Quiz by setting the value to 5 or setting the value to 0 if you want to load all of the 20 Questions. By default, the value is set to 0.

Limit number of Questions Per Category

Allows you to control the number of questions to be shown per category. To load all questions leave 0. You need to set Limit Number of questions, as well as select Question Categories in order to make this option work.

Questions Categories

Select the questions to load from a particular category. For this to work you must have assigned questions to categories in the Question Tab.

Random Questions

The Random Questions drop-down has 4 options

Random Questions

In this, the Questions appear randomly in the Quiz from all the categories.

Random Questions and Random Answers

In this, the Questions appear randomly along with a random sequence of the answers. For example, in a multiple-choice question, the sequence of options will be random.

Random Answers

In this only, the sequence of answers will appear random whereas the sequence of Questions will remain the same.

Disabled

In this, the sequence of Questions and Answers will appear the same as they were set in the Questions Tab. By default, the option is disabled

Quiz Dates

You can set the Quiz Start and End Date. Where the users can only be able to access the Quiz if they try to access the given on or before the End Date. The Quiz won’t be accessible if the user tries to access it after the End Date. By default, the field is blank.

Enable Comments

If this option is enabled the users taking the quiz will be displayed with a Comment Box at the end of the Quiz, where they can enter their comments and suggestions on the Quiz. By default, the option is disabled.

Disable Auto Fill For Quiz Input

If this option is enabled then there will be no auto-fill suggestions for the quiz input form.

Deselect Answer

If this option is enabled, the Users will be able to deselect an answer and leave it blank. It Works only with Multiple Choice and Horizontal Multiple Choice questions only. By default, the option is disabled.

Disable Description on Quiz Result Page

With this option, you can disable the question description from displaying on the results page and only show the question title on the results page.

Quiz Submission Tab

Options Tab- Quiz Submission Tab

Time Limit (in minutes)

Here you can set up a timer for your Quiz. Once the user takes the Quiz the timer starts and alerts the user of the time left and also if it is time-up! The timer appears at the bottom-right of the Quiz Page. By default, the value is set to 0.

Force Submit After Timer Expiry

With the Option Enabled the Quiz will automatically be closed after the elapsed time and the user will be displayed the Quiz Results. This will only work when the Time Limit is set to a certain value.

Skip Validations When Time Expire

When this option is enabled the Quiz will skip all validations when the timer expires.

Limit Attempts

With the option, you can limit the number of times a user can access the Quiz. If the number is set to 1 and the user tries to take the Quiz again; they will be presented with the message alerting “You have utilized all of your attempts to pass this quiz.” or any other text set by you in the Text Tab. By default, the value is set to 0.

Limit Entries

With the option, you can limit the number of users who can take the Quiz. If the number is set to 10 and the 11th user tries to take the Quiz again; they will be presented with the message alerting “Unfortunately, this quiz has a limited amount of entries it can receive and has already reached that limit.” or any other text set by you in the Text Tab. By default, the value is set to 0.

Do not allow quiz submission after the end date/time

When this option is selected quiz submission won’t be allowed after the set quiz end date/time

Save Responses

By Enabling this Option the Quiz Responses and Results will be permanently stored in the database and can be accessed anytime by the Quiz Admin. By default, the option is enabled.

Disable Change Of Answers

If this option is enabled the user cannot change their response after selecting a particular answer. This option works only with Multiple Choice Questions. By default, the option is disabled.

End quiz if there is wrong answer

If this option is enabled, the quiz will end if the user inputs a wrong answer. This option works with vertical Multiple Choice, horizontal Multiple Choice, drop down, multiple response and horizontal multiple response question types

Retake Quiz

If this option is enabled, the user will be allowed to retake the Quiz by showing a “Retake Quiz” Button after completing the Quiz and viewing the Quiz Results. By default, the option is disabled.

Display Tab

Options Tab- Display

Show Progress Bar

With this option enabled users taking the Quiz will see a Progress Bar with the Percentage of Quiz Taken and Left. The progress bar will only show up if your Quiz has Multiple Question Pages.

Questions Per Page

Set the number of questions you want to display per page to the user, overriding the default pagination created in the questions tab.

Show Question Numbers

If this option is enabled Question Number will be displayed before each question of the Quiz. By default, the option is disabled.

Show Opt-in type Answers to User

Disabling this option will not show opt-in type answers to the user

Add Class For Correct/Incorrect Answers

If this option is enabled it Dynamically adds a class for incorrect/correct answers after the user selects an answer. This only works with multiple-choice questions. By default, the option is disabled.

Display Category Name On Front End

If this option is enabled the Category Name will be displayed to the user besides the Quiz while attempting the Quiz. By default, the option is disabled.

Show Results Inline

If this option is enabled, each Question’s result will be displayed after the user attempts the question of the Quiz. That means if the user selects the Correct Answer “Correct! You have selected the correct answer.” will be displayed or if the answer is incorrect “Wrong! You have selected the wrong answer.” will be displayed to the user. By default, the option is disabled.

Show Correct Answer Inline

okayIf this option is enabled you will be able to display the correct answer inline using two ways

  • Yes When answer is correct – The correct answer info only will be displayed when the answer will be correct.
  • Yes Independent of correct/incorrect – The correct answer info will be displayed independent of whether the answer given by the user is correct or incorrect.
  • No – The answer won’t be displayed inline.

Show Current Page Number

If this option is enabled, the current page number of the Quiz will be displayed to the user attempting the Quiz. By default, the option is disabled.

Disable scroll on next and previous button click?

When this option is enabled scroll will be disabled on click of the next and previous button

Quiz Animation

In this option, you can set the Quiz Appearance animation. This animation is visible when the Quiz is being loaded by the user. Animations like bounce, flash, pulse, rubberband, shake, swing, tada, wobble, jello, and heartbeat are available. By default, No animation is applied.

Logo URL

Select the Facebook share logo. Here you need to enter the URL of an image that will be used as a logo while sharing on Facebook.

Preferred Date Format

With this option specify the date format that you want to validate for a specific quiz/survey.

Example:

  • Specify the format as F j, Y to get the date as April 15, 2022
  • Specify the format as Y-m-d to get the date as 2022-04-15
  • Specify the format as m/d/Y to get the date as 04/15/2022
  • Specify the format as d/m/Y to get the date as 15/04/2022

To set your global default date format value by navigating to QSM -> Settings -> Quiz Default Options -> Preferred Date Format.

Contact Form Tab

Options Tab- Contact Form

Contact Form Position

In this option, you can decide the position of the Contact Form. That means you can make the form appear before the Quiz Begins or after the Quiz ends. This option is only applicable when you have configured the Contact Form from the Contact Tab. By default, the form is displayed before the Quiz begins.

Show Contact Form To Logged In Users

With this option enabled the Contact Form will only be displayed to the logged-in users and the logged-in users can edit their contact information. The information will still get saved if the option is disabled.

Disable Auto Fill For Contact Input

If this option is selected then there will be no auto-fill suggestions for the contact input form.

Disable first page on quiz

If this option is selected the first page of the quiz will not be shown to the user

Setting Global Defaults

You can now set Global Default Options for a Quiz/Survey that will be reflected by hitting the “Set Global Defaults” button on the Options Tab. So, whenever you create a new quiz, the options will be set as per global defaults automatically. Know more about global defaults by visiting the Quiz Default Options documentation.

⚠ Note: Facebook has removed the text sharing support meaning, Now the Facebook share will not include the words for the “Text” page in the actual Facebook post.

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