Checkboxes Question

A Checkboxes question lets survey takers select multiple answers from a list of choices. Use this question when you want people to be able to choose more than one answer option in the same question.

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What Survey Takers See

People taking the survey will click the checkbox next to each answer choice that applies to them.

When you create a Checkboxes question you can limit or require a certain number of choices. If you use this option, we recommend updating the error message so people know how to answer the question.


Creating a Checkboxes question

How to add a Checkboxes question to your survey:

  1. Go to the Design survey section.
  2. From the Builder section, choose Checkboxes.
  3. Enter the question and answer text
  4. (Optional) Set up any additional options or settings
  5. Click Save.

Before you send your survey, preview the design to see what your survey will look like to people taking it.

Question Options and Settings

Under the Edit, Options, and Logic tabs, you can further customize the question in the following ways:

Learn more: Editing Questions


Analyzing and Sharing Data

Checkbox questions are easy to analyze since they are closed-ended. You can create Filter and Compare rules to break down your survey results, and every chart type is available for this question.

Exporting & Sharing Data

All export types are available for Checkboxes questions.

If you want to share your survey results with others, you can share your exports or create a Shared Data page. Learn more about our sharing options: Sharing Survey Results.


Checkboxes is a simple closed-ended question type that lets respondents select multiple answers from a defined list of choices.

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