Rank Order

Rank order question:

Questions scale Rank Order allows you to qualify a set of brands or products based on a specific attribute or characteristic. Perhaps we consider that the Toyota, Honda, Mazda and Ford brand are the most likely to be purchased, however you want options are sorted and ranked based on a specific attribute. Ties between responses can be enabled if desired, however, if you allow ties between different answers, they could get the same score in response.

Example: Based on what you have seen, heard and experienced, please order the following brands according to their degree of confidence. Enter a "1" on one side of the most reliable brand, a "2" on one side of the next most reliable brand, and so with the other brands. Remember that two cars can not have the same rating.

  • Honda
  • Toyota
  • Mazda
  • Ford

Adding a question Rank Order?

Step 1: Edit Survey section, click the option Add Question.

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Step 2: From the standard Questions section, select the option Order and subsequently the Order option ranks.

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Step 3: You can add the question text as well as the option text in the open ended box.
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  • With the help of the rich text editor you can customize the look and feel of your text in a click.
  • You can also insert images using html tags from the image library. Check how


There are various settings available with this question type:-

1. Validation & Display settings:

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  • Validation:There are various types of validations QuestionPro provides.
    • You can set the question to be mandatory ( Require response) Check how
    • You can code your own javascript validation for the question.Check how
  • Randomize Answer Options:You can randomize the answer options. For example: For a test if you do not want the students to see the options in the same order to avoid cheating. In case you want to exclude any option from randomization, you can do that as well. Check how

2. Look and Feel:

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  • Instructions/ Header: You can add instruction in the form of text which will be displayed on top of the question. Check how
  • Answer Sorting: You can sort the answer option in ‘Ascending’ order or ‘Descending’ order.
  • Embed Video: You can insert a video into the question using Youtube or Image library. Check how
  • Display: You can add alternating colors for your options. It becomes easier to read as well as it looks good. Check how
  • Question & Answer width: You can change the question and answer width for the question in the survey. Check how

3. Tips:

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You can add tips on how to take the survey or what exactly the question means so that the respondent finds it easier to respond without any confusion. Check how


This feature/tools described here are available with the following license(s) :

Free License and above