Benefits of online quiz

Here are some advantages of Online Quizzes. Taking online quizzes is becoming a huge success. But why is this such a huge success? What integrates people to use online quizzes instead of written quizzes? This article will tell you why this such a popular tool to use. And you may even want to do it yourself :)

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Engage your audience

Engage your audience in a unique and fun way and connect them to your brand or learning material. By creating a returning event, you will improve your consumer loyalty.

Large number

Taking online quizzes makes it possible to have a large number of participants. It could be up to a number of 1000 participants (and even more!). It doesn’t matter at what kind of location they take the online quiz as long as they are connected to the Internet.

Randomizing questions

It is significant more easy to randomize your question with just one click than to do it all manually. Randomizing questions and even answers of those questions is not a lot a of work to do with online quizzes. Besides the advantage of time saving, it also helps preventing students from cheating.

Quiz results/ gain insight in audience

Another plus of online quizzes is getting immediate results from your participants. Not only does the creator get the results, the participant itself is also possible to get his or her results. This makes it for the creator easy to identify the gaps in knowledge. The participants are able to view on what kind of section they have to improve themselves.

More benefits of an online quiz

No instructor needed

Quizzes can be given without an instructor, which saves money and time :)

Set timer

The creator is able to set a timer for the whole quiz or to set a timer per question. This is possible to do with written quizzes, but is very time consuming for the instructor. Plus it’s almost impossible to do with a huge amount of participants.

Better overview

It’s possible to show one question at the time with online quizzes. People are not able to skip a question, because you will get a reminder that you can’t leave the answer blank.

Improve your brand

There are several ways to gain more brand awareness: Generate new interactive sales opportunities, build your traffic to your online channels, improve time spent on site and improve the sharing on social media about your campaign and brand.


A large number of participants, with instant results of your online quiz (for the creator as well as the participants), a better overview, you’re able to randomize your questions and set a timer. That all without the need of an instructor. What’s holding you back to not use online quizzes?

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Frequently asked questions

✔️ What are the main advantages of an online quiz?
Engage your audience, large number of participants, randomizing questions, gain insight in audience, no instructor needed.

✔️ What are some disadvantages of an online quiz?
Internet is required, technology is not always reliable and there are costs involved using an online quiz tool.

✔️ Why use an online quiz tool?
The advantages are overwhelming compared to a traditional quiz.

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