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A Grid question is a tabular question that asks respondents to evaluate one or more row items using the same set of column choices.

This question type is commonly used to create Likert scale questions.

On desktops and laptops, Grid questions will be displayed as a table. To enable easy completion on a mobile device, Grid questions will be split into individual choice questions for mobile browsers.

An example grid question as viewed by a respondent on a desktop computer.

Adding a Grid question

To add any question type to your survey, click the Add new item button on the Survey Builder. 

This will expand a menu with all of the available question types.

To add a Grid question, select Grid.

This will place a default Grid question on your survey page, ready for you to edit.

The Add new item menu

Editing a Grid question

Add your overarching question into the Question text box, next to the question number. This should explain how the respondent should consider the statements or questions in each row.

Add your statements or questions into the row item textboxes. You can add more rows by clicking the blue + button.

Add your scale to the column text boxes. You can add more columns by clicking the blue + button.

Question settings

All question types have the following functionalities attached to them: