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Survey question types

These control the method by which a participant answers a question.

Radio Group

This question type allows a question or a statement to be posed for which the participant can then indicate their level of agreement.

The values available for answers (Strongly Disagree, Disagree, Agree, Strongly Agree) are preset and cannot be altered.

Suitable for:

  • Various AQTF compliant survey questions.
  • Obtaining report results that can be easily interpreted to indicate various strengths and weaknesses in the organisation.

 

Drop Down

The Drop Down question type utilises a drop-down menu for answers.

The values available for answers are set on a per-question basis. The drop-down menu is always displayed to the participant blank, which is recorded as Not answered in cases where the participant does not make a selection from the list.

Suitable for:

  • Multiple choice questions.
  • Obtaining report results that can be easily interpreted to indicate various strengths and weaknesses in the organisation.

 

Text Box

This question type allows for an answer to be provided in the participants own words.

If this question type is included in reporting, each answer is recorded on a separate line even where participants supply the same answer.

Suitable for:

  • Answers requiring only a few words or a short sentence.
  • Answers requiring freedom of expression.

 

Text Area

This question type allows for an answer to be provided in the participants own words.

Suitable for:

  • Answers requiring freedom of expression.
  • Long answers.
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