Data types for quizzes

You need to choose a data type for each quiz question. Various data types helps you collect and analyze different kinds of data.

Table 1. Available data types
Data type Description
Attachment Question with a Manage Attachments icon that allows users to attach one or more files.
Boolean Question with a check box or a Yes/No list for user responses.
Choice List of predefined options. For more information, see the definition for Choices in the Create quiz questions topic. Multiple correct answers are supported.
Date Date field.
Date/Time Time and date field.
Number Number field with predefined minimum and maximum values. The default is 1-10.
Percentage Percentage field with a prescribed range.
Scale Predefined Likert scale. Answer options appear as radio buttons. Multiple correct answers are supported.
Image Scale Predefined set of images. Five emojis similar to the Likert scale (very dissatisfied to very satisfied) are provided. However, you can upload additional images in JPG, PNG, or GIF format. Multiple correct answers are supported.
Numeric scale Selectable number scale. The default is 1-5. Answer options appear as radio buttons. Multiple correct answers are supported.
String Single or multi-line text field.
Template Choice list of templates that provide a predefined scale of options. For details, see Configure a template question. Multiple correct answers are supported.
Reference Choice list of fields from a specified reference table. This data type does not support reference qualifiers.