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Quiz score available via Flow in Forms Pro?

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rgentile
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Hello,


Does anyone know if Forms Pro makes it possible to get a Quiz's Points Scored value using Flow?

 

Specifically, I need to use a Flow to access the Points Scored values from the spreadsheet made available by MS Forms by clicking on the Open in Excel from the Responses tab.

 

Here is the functionality I hoping is now available in Forms Pro from the MS Forms Suggestion Box:  https://microsoftforms.uservoice.com/forums/386451-welcome-to-microsoft-forms-suggestion-box/suggest...

 

Thanks

 

robertg

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It does not appear MS Forms Pro makes a quiz's points scored available to Flow.

 

I created a MS Forms Pro Quiz

I created a Flow triggered when a MS Forms new response is submitted
I added MS Forms Get response details to the Flow

I added a SharePoint Create item to the Flow

 

I then took the quiz and the Flow triggered

 

I checked the OUTPUTS in Create item and did not see any reference to 'points scored' in the JSON.

 

So, I'm thinking getting MS Forms Quiz points via Flow is still not possible. 

 

If this is not a valid test or I am missing something, could someone please let me know?


Thanks

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Confirmed.  I tried the same.  Anyone know how to get this information out of Microsoft Forms?@rgentile 

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To add more detail: I'm using Microsoft Form quizzes to test employee subject knowledge. I was hoping to pull the results of the quizzes into a SharePoint list, which I could make visible to the employees, so they could see an overview on what subjects they've mastered and which they still need to work on. Microsoft Forms offers a great interface for the quizzes, but each quiz is stand alone, and I need to compile the results for the employees to review.

To do this in SharePoint now, I'd have to check each question's answer via the Flow and then calculate the results, which is an awful lot of work. Does anyone know another way of accomplishing the same thing? Maybe with a different Microsoft tool than SharePoint?
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Hello @gbenoit 

 

We had to do what you are trying to avoid doing and it was a lot of work.

 

Requirements:  Users would take a MS Forms’ quiz. The grade earned would be stored in a SharePoint list.

 

Our first attempt we let MS Forms determine the grade earned, but we could not get at the points scored. So, our approach changed to determining the grade earned in Flow.

 

Here is (a simplified version) what we ended up doing:

  1. Each question on the form is worth 1 point
  2. Created Flow triggered on form submission
  3. In the flow we had variables for number of questions and a points counter
  4. We had checks for three types of questions: radio buttons, checkboxes, and ranking
  5. We looped through the form Response Details and checked if the answer was correct
  6. If the answer was correct we added 1 to points counter variable, if answer was wrong we did nothing
  7. When all the answers were checked, we calculated the grade (points counter divided by number of questions)
  8. We wrote the grade and exam info (exam name, course, user info, date, etc.) to a SharePoint List

This does create the dependency that if a question or answer in the form changes, the Flow must be updated.

 

Note: we had to create 37 Flows, so we created a template Flow then copied each item in the Flow to the clipboard (new Flow feature, click on 3 dots on right of item and choose Copy to my clipboard). We created the new Flow and pasted in each item from the clipboard then, where necessary, updated the item.  Using the Copy to my clipboard feature saved us a lot of time.

 

Good luck.

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