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Restricting number of answers within a question

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Just wondering of there was the capability to restrict the number of answers within a question in Forms? For example I want to give students 10 options (within a question) but only want them to give me 3 answers.

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Hi Lisa


Edit: Sorry just read the question again (men can't multi task).\


Do you mean to do something like this?


Make sure that you turn on multiple answers.Make sure that you turn on multiple answers.



Hi Damien,

I actually wanted it for Primary school students to vote. I want to give them 20 options but only allow them to choose 3. Does that make sense? I understand you can open 'multiple answers' but I want to disallow them choosing all!

Hi Lisa


On that basis, to my knowledge, there isn't any capability at this time to provide 20 options and limit to only 3 being selected.


The best I can suggest is to use the subtitle to make it clear to the students that they are only to choose 3 answers.


As forms evolves there may be an option to do it, but I'm not aware of one at this time.


Best wishes for your forms query!