The Ranking question asks respondents to compare items to each other by placing them in order of preference. Later while analyzing the results in the reports section you can analyze the most preferred answer choice.
Adding the Ranking Question
Follow these steps to add this question type:
- Click on Rating Scale drop-down from the Questions window on the left side of the survey builder.
- Now select Ranking Question, the question will immediately be added to the survey and appear in the WYSIWYG tablet preview on your screen.
Customizing the Question
After you have added the Ranking question in your survey form, hover over the question and click the edit icon to edit the question. A customization window will get opened on the right-hand side of the survey builder wherein you can move forward with the further question customizations.
Following customizations can be done:
|Heading Text||Enter the Heading Text for your Ranking question from here. E.g- What did you like the most today?|
|Mandatory||Select whether you want to make the Ranking question mandatory to answer for your respondents or not.|
|Move To||You can also change the placing of this question by selecting the desired screen from the Move To drop-down.|
You can select between the Sorted list and List box. These are 2 ways of representing the Ranking Question. Sorted list will include swappable text boxes to set their order. The List box would include 2 boxes, one containing a list of texts which can click and added to the second box.
|Question Layout||Select whether you want a single or double layout display for the question. In single layout, the question will be spread along the full width of the survey screen and in double layout, it will appear only in half the breadth of the survey screen. Use double layout if you want to add two questions alongside in the survey screen.|
Enter the text for the answer option placeholders in here. You can also add or delete the number of answer options from here using the + and - icons.
How it Works
Add the ranking question when you want the respondents to rank a list of options in the order they prefer. At the time of analyzing the results in the Reporting section, an average ranking is calculated for each answer choice, allowing you to quickly evaluate the most preferred answer choice.