Ranking question

The ranking question type provides the participant with a list that requires ranking (ordering) to answer the question (Figure 1). The ranking of each item can be changed by either selecting a number in the dropdown box of that item, or by dragging and dropping that item to a different position in the list. This question type has the following options:

  • Answer required
  • Show answer required
  • Randomize answer order

Figure 1. Ranking list (Psychstudio)

Figure 1. Ranking list

Editing the question

Click Edit in the top left corner of the question (Figure 2). From here you can edit the question text as well as the answer options and style. To save your changes, click Save in the top right corner of the question editor. To cancel your changes, click Cancel

Figure 2. Open question editor (Psychstudio)

Figure 2. Open question editor

Adding an option to the ranking list

Answer options (Figure 3) consist of a code and an option (which is used as the label). To add an option, click New option set a code and an option and then click Add Remember, to also click Save in the top right corner of the question editor to save your changes.

Figure 3. Answer options (Psychstudio)

Figure 3. Answer options

Removing an option from the ranking list

To remove an answer option, click Delete on the corresponding option in the answer options table (Figure 3). Remember, to also click Save in the top right corner of the question editor to save your changes.