Guide: Note Question on Collect

Creating a note question on Collect? Here is everything you should know about it — creating it, answering it, etc.

You can get a long-form text note from respondents using the note question on Collect. In addition to the basic elements like question title, Collect allows you to add limits and validations to ensure quality data collection. In this article, we will discuss:

  • How to create a note question on Collect web
  • How to answer a note question on Collect app

A. Creating a Note Question

A note question has multiple elements like question title, question keyword, help content, choice options, option codes, and some validations and settings. To understand them better, we will take a sample choice question and create it on Collect.

Example: We want to create a note question asking people about their experience of participating in a focus group discussion. It will look like the image below.

Note Screenly

To create this question on the Collect web dashboard, we will add the following details:

  • Question Title: "Feedback for the focus group discussion:"
  • Mandatory Question: Yes (Check-marked)
  • Question Keyword: "feedback"

Video Tutorial:

You can watch the video below to learn how to create a note question on Collect. Please use the full screen mode to view it clearly.

Note Video

B. Answering a Note Question

When you open this question on the Collect app, it will look like the image below. To answer the question:

Step 1. Go to the note question and tap on it.
Step 2. Type in your answer using your keyboard.
Step 3. If you have answered all other questions, click on "Submit" to submit the complete response.

Note App


In addition to note question, Collect supports 27 other question types like image, location, signature, etc. You can read more about them in this detailed guide.

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