There are dozens of free and 100% online quiz and survey platforms out there. The problem is that when you go for a quick fix like these, you usually end up compromising on quality. In the long run this won’t help you. With QuizCreator, you can easily make Flash-based quizzes and surveys in just 8 simple steps, that have the professional look and feel of a quality paid platform. So follow along with these 8 steps using the free trial download below:
Step 1 – Download the QuizCreator free trial version here.
Step 2 – After download and installation, run QuizCreator
Step 3 - Start New Survey: Upon opening the program, a quick start window will appear. At the top left, click “Create a New Quiz”.
Step 4 - Select a Question Type: On the top right corner of your untitled quiz template, click on the Question icon, and a list of question types will appear as in the photo below. Here, I’ve chosen to create a Multiple Choice question:
Step 5 – Create a Question: Once you’ve clicked on a question type and then clicked OK, a blank question template will appear with several options, as in the picture below:
Enter your question in the field provided and then below enter the answer choices. Then, personalize your feedback response and assign points possible for each response.
Additional Options: With the powerful editing features, you can easily insert text, images, equations, hyperlinks and edit fonts in the question in the text field. And you can insert some hidden note as the extra instruction for this question.
Step 6 - Adjust Quiz Properties: Now that you’ve added all the questions you want, do you remember the question icon on the top left of your quiz template? Next to it, click the Quiz Properties icon.
A settings window will appear and you can add a personalized instruction page, define the pass and fail rate, change fonts and personalize feedback for correct and incorrect answers. You can also randomize the questions and secure the quiz by adding a protected password or domain hosting limit.
Step 7 – Select a Quiz Template: Once you’ve personalized your properties, next to the Quiz Properties button, click the Player Template icon. You’ll see a page of your quiz displayed along with many options to adjust the appearance.
Apply an appropriate theme including general, training, education, and more. You can also change the color scheme, If you would like to customize your own quiz player, many setting options such as the background, toolbar, player size, label and layout are available for you to create a personalized player.
Step 8 – Publish Your Quiz to the Web: When your quiz looks ok, it’s time to publish. Next to the preview button, click the Publish button. For online publishing, you have three options: Publish Quiz on QMS, LMS, and Publish as a Flash quiz. Of course, I recommend publishing directly to the QMS, so it’s online and accessible anywhere. Click the Publilsh Quiz on QMS button to add info, including email, and to set up your free 1-month QuizCreator Online account.
Well, that’s about it! I hope this has been a helpful tutorial in showing you how easy and effective it can be to construct your own, professional quizzes and surveys quickly and easily. Good luck!