Question Types for Surveys

Learn about the question types available to use when building a survey

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Written by Collin Peterson
Updated over a week ago

This article is intended for HelloTeam users with ADMIN Access Level

There are seven (7) question types when building your survey:

  • Multiple Choice

  • Dropdown

  • Open-Ended

  • Star Rating

  • Scale

  • Matrix Scale

  • File Upload

Multiple Choice

Provide employees with multiple answer options.


Closed-ended question that allows employees to choose one answer from the dropdown.


An open text box for employees to write out their answer.

Star Rating

A rating question that allows employees to select the star that is represented by the scale.


Employees can measure their opinion by choosing a number from the provided scale.

Matrix Scale

A closed-ended question that asks employees to evaluate one or more row items using the same set of column choices.

File Upload

Question type that is available to use only when building Non-Anonymous Surveys. File types supported: PDF, DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, CSV, JPG, JPEG, PNG Files uploaded to Non-Anonymous surveys will also be added to the responder’s HelloTeam profile in the newly created Survey Response Files section of the Documents tab.

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