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Answer types

Survicate supports numerous question types.


Choice

This is an answer that will be sent to following question types:

  • Single choice
  • Net Promoter Score
  • Rating
  • Smiley scale
  • Dropdown
"choice": {
        "id": 201139,
        "body": "Companies or organizations (B2B)",
        "comment": "mostly SMBs"
      }

For NPS

"choice": {
        "id": 9,
        "body": "promoter",
        "comment": null
      }

Attributes:

  • id is answer id in Survicate
  • body contains answer presented as a string
  • comment is additional comment provided by respondent

Attributes for NPS:

  • id is answer value
  • body contains answer presented as a string

Fields

Fields are answers to contact form added to your survey.

"fields": {
      "firstName":"Alan",
      "lastName":"Fresco",
      "email":"alan@example.com",
      "organization":"Example Corp",
      "department":"Product",
      "jobTitle":"Product Manager",
      "phone":"+48 123456789",
      "comment":"Comment",
      "addressOne":"Example Street",
      "addressTwo":"00000 City",
      "city":"Nashville",
      "state":"Tennessee",
      "annualRevenue":"0",
      "employees":"50",
      "industry":"IT"
    }

fields attribute contains all answers collected through fields in contact form.

Choices

Choices are answers to multiple answer question - checkboxes.

"choices": [
          {
            "id": 1021,
            "body": "IT/Product",
            "comment": "most important for our company"
          },
          {
            "id": 1022,
            "body": "Customer support",
            "comment": null
          },
          {
            "id": 1023,
            "body": "Marketing",
            "comment": null
          }
        ]

Choices are presented as an array of responses. body contains answer presented as a string. comment is additional comment provided by respondent

Text

Question type: Text question

"text": "Awesome platform and great support!"

text contains answer presented as a string.

Date

Question type: Date

"date": "2019-05-22"

date contains answer presented as a string.

Matrix

Question type: Matrix

"matrix": [
    {
      "id": 43393,
      "body": "Ease of use",
      "value": "Significant"
    },
    {
      "id": 43394,
      "body": "Price",
      "value": "Neutral"
    }
]

Answers to a matrix question are available in a form of an array of responses. body contains the content of each matrix question row, described as answer choice in the survey editor. value is the answer to the particular matrix question row selected by the respondent. Values possible for a respondent to select are defined as Columns in the survey editor.

Ranking

Question type: Ranking

"ranking": [
    {
        "id": 3234397,
        "body": "Ease of use",
        "rankingPosition": 1
    },
    {
        "id": 3234396,
        "body": "Customer service",
        "rankingPosition": 2
    },
    {
        "id": 3234399,
        "body": "Price",
        "rankingPosition": 3
    }
]

An answer to a ranking question is available as an array. body contains the Answer choice content. value is the position of the particular ‘answer choice’, set by the respondent, in the ranking of all other answer choices.

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