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How to Make an Answer Key in Google Forms (2024 Update)

In this article, we will show you how to make an answer key in Google Forms easily in just a few clicks. Simply follow the steps below.

How to Make an Answer Key in Google Forms

1. Start by accessing the “Settings” of your Google Form.

Locate and click the "Settings" option at the top of your Google Form.

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2. Ensure you enable the quiz feature.

Under the settings, find the option that says, “Make this a quiz.” Toggle it on, using the slider on the right side.

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3. Add a new question using the “+” icon on the right toolbar.

Return to the Questions tab. Look for a vertical toolbar on the right side of the form. Find the “+” icon. This is the "Add question" button. Click on it.

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4. Begin setting up your answer key.

At the bottom left corner of your question box, click on “Answer key.” 

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5. Select the correct answer and assign points to your question.

Here, you'll select or input the correct answer, depending on your question type. In the top right corner of the question box, decide and set how many points the specific question is worth.

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6. Optional: You can choose to provide additional feedback for each answer.

For added clarity or feedback, click “Add answer feedback.” This allows you to give a written explanation or even link a YouTube video for each answer.

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By following these simple steps, you'll be able to efficiently transform your Google Form into a graded quiz with feedback options for participants.

We hope that this article has given you a better understanding of how to make an answer key in Google Forms. You might also like our articles on how to download Google Forms as PDF and how to add answers to Google Forms. To optimize your workflow better, we recommend reading our guide on how to automate email notifications for new Google Forms responses.

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