Show the correct answer in a poll

  • 24 August 2020
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Whether you aim to test the knowledge of your audience or simply want to engage more people with a little game, then having your audience guess the correct answer in a poll shall do the trick!


In this article:


Mark the correct answer


To create a multiple choice poll with a correct answer:

  1. Click Create a poll and choose Multiple choice
  2. Tick Mark correct answer
  3. Type in your options
  4. Hover on the option and choose Mark as correct
Mark the correct answer


Reveal the answer


Once you activate your poll and attendees send their votes, you can reveal the correct answer. Simply hover on your poll and click the check icon. Alternately, you can click on Show results and Show correct answer from the Live poll panel.

The correct answer will be automatically highlighted in both Present and Participant modes and a checkmark will appear next to it.


Show the correct answer


Hide the results before you start your poll to make sure attendees are not influenced by each other. Afterwards, lock the voting to stop people from sending their votes while you present the results



Export the results


If you’re running a contest, check off the option to require a name from your participants before you run your polls. Then export the results per user to see how people voted.

Getting poll data from Analytics


You'll see the correct answers marked as "1".


Poll results per user example in Excel


Use Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet to create a scoreboard


Tracking down the score of the participants will help you to see who got the most answers right and announce the winners in a few minutes. To do so, you'll need the Poll per user export Microsoft Excel file.

  1. Open the Sheet of your specific room
  2. Select the data in the column Total Correct Answers
  3. Rightclick, go to Sort and Sort Largest to Smallest
  4. Tick Expand the Section and Sort


The look of the tools and leaderboard might differ if you use an older version than Excel 365.


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