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:


Reveal the answer


Once you activate your poll and attendees send their votes, you can reveal the correct answer. The correct answer will be automatically highlighted in both Present and Participant modes. You can also edit your poll by selecting edit from the dropdown menu, which takes you to the options in poll settings, such as hiding live results if you wanted to reveal them later or not have them show at all.


Poll settings and answer reveal.


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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