The "Category" quiz evaluation type consists in the fact that the result the visitor will see, based on how he responds to the questions in the quiz, is one of the categories that you have created and set up, as shown in this article.
This is useful when you have a finite list of results. An example might be a "What's your personality type?" quiz. The results set might be:
Here there are only two results that the user can get from going through the quiz. We call each results a "category".
Once you have added a new quiz, and given it a name, in Thrive Quiz Builder, the step 1/4 will require you to select a quiz type:
By clicking either on the "Choose Type" button or on the black background description, you will be sent to the "Quiz Evaluation Type" window, where we will select, in this case, the "Category" quiz type:
After you have chosen the "Category" quiz type, you can go on and click on the "Continue" button. This will lead you to a window in which you will need to set up the actual categories of your quiz.
You can easily add the categories by typing them into the corresponding field and then clicking on the plus sign, or simply by pressing “Enter” on your keyboard:
Besides the categories, you can also set the "Feedback" options from the same pop-up window.
The “Don’t display feedback” option will not show any kind of feedback after the user has answered the question:
The next radio button lets you decide how many seconds should the feedback be displayed on screen. You can simply delete the default value and put in the desired number of seconds:
Selecting the last option will allow you to choose for the feedback to disappear when someone clicks on the “Next” button:
When you have finished customizing all the settings for your quiz, don’t forget to press the “Save” button:
After customizing the quiz settings, you will have to go on to the next step and select the quiz style:
More details about how you can customize your quiz style can be found in this article.
The next step in the process will load automatically on screen, and will allow you to actually set up the questions and answers for your quiz.
In order to do that, click on the manage button:
Afterwards, you can proceed with adding the questions for the quiz:
Clicking on the “Add Question” button will trigger a new pop-up with three different question types:
Once you have selected a question type, a pop-up window will display on screen where you can write down your question, one or more answers, and also, assign a category to each of the answers.
In the same pop-up you can also assign weights and determine the importance of a particular answer, by giving it a numeric value.
Additionally, you can also add tags to each of your answers.
If you want to find out more in-depth details about how to use all of these options, please take a look at this article.
Lastly, you have the possibility of deleting or rearranging questions to your liking:
The purpose of the “Category” quiz type is to show the user in which category he fits, based on the answers he gave while taking the quiz.
This way, after a user finishes your quiz, a success message will appear on his screen and let him know to which category he belongs:
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