How to use Google Forms to create online surveys or Business form

Hello everyone, welcome to Dailynewlearn.com. In this article, we will learn about how to use Google forms to make online question papers, create ecommerce checkout form, business form and many more.

I’ll cover all these given topics.

• What is Google Forms
• Use and Benefits of Google Forms
• How to use Google Forms with full details
• How to create Online questions for survey or tests.
• How to create free ecommerce checkout form in Google Forms.

So let’s first know about what is Google Form?

Google Form is a web form creating tool, launched by google. In Google Forms we can create survey tests, web input forms easily without knowing programming language.

Uses and Benefits of Google Forms:
You can use Google Form in many of your works.  Here, I am going to tell you about some common uses of google forms. so, let’s get started.

1. To conduct a survey for the group.

If you have a Facebook group or WhatsApp group, then you can use Google Forms to conduct a survey. Through this survey, you can get feedback from the group member about the group admin and the behavior of other members in a group.

2. To create a poll.

If you want to get an opinion for multiple things, then use Google forms to create poll.

3. To get feedback from Parents, family members, Subscriber, followers and from your blog or website traffic.

If your parents live outside somewhere and you want to get any feedback from your parents about anything, then you can use Google Form for that. If you are a youtuber and you want to get feedback from your subscriber, then you can use Google forms to get their feedback.

4. To get ideas from people, friends, employes.

If you want to get an idea about a business from your friend or relative, or you already have a business and you want to get the ideas and suggestions from your employee, then you can use Google Forms to get it from home.

5. To generate leads online for affiliate marketing / email marketing / blog traffic.

6. To collect online information

7. To evaluate website, app or YouTube channel and others.

8. We can use Google Forms To share private files with security questions. If you have any private files and you want to send to someone, then you can set a question in it for security by using Google Forms. The file receiver can not open until he / she doesn’t respond to that question.

9. For online conference preparation. If you want to conference through Skype, then you can set rules and regulations for all those participants.

10. You can use Google Forms to conduct an online test or exam.

If you are a parent or teacher and you are living away from your children or students and want to take an online test from your children or students, then you can easily test your children or students using Google Forms.

11. For online registration.

You can use Google Forms to create free online registration form for your online classes, training events and others.

12. To create a free entry form. In Google Forms you can create your customizable entry form according to your need.

13. Contact form. If you are a blogger and you have a website, then you must have set up contact forms in your blog or website, if you are using Google Adsense for online earning. With the help of this contact form, we can contact with our user or traffic. We can create contact form by using Google Forms.

14. We can create online quiz challenge game using Google form.

In this, you ask a question and give three to four options (give one correct answer and else all wrong option) and the one who will play select this option.

15. To create ecommerce checkout Form.

You can create an outstanding ecommerce checkout form for your ecommerce shop. Free ecommerce blogger templates doesn’t provide a better checkout form, so you can create an awesome and customizable e-commerce checkout from by using Google Forms. To know about it, go ahead.

16. And others. By using Google Forms you can do many things according to your need.

How to create and use Google Forms:

Now, Let’s know how to use Google Forms and create an online question for survey or test. After that, we’ll learn how to create e-commerce checkout form.

So, let’s get started.

How to create online questions for survey or online exam:


Please read all these steps properly and try to understand it.

How to create google form in desktop
This method is for both (desktop and mobile).

Step 1. Open Google forms.

Way 1. Open through Google search engine or link.

First, open Google Forms in the web browser. You can use any web browser like (Google Chrome, Firefox) and others, but I will recommend you to use Google Chrome.

In Google search engine type ‘Google forms’ in the google search bar and hit the search icon.

You will see many results in Google search engine, out of which there is a  link (https://google.com/forms/about), click on it or copy this link and paste it in the web address of the browser.

Create beautiful forms page will be opened. Below which there is an option, called “go to google forms” in blue color, click it. Now, you will see google form interface.

Way 2. Open Google Forms from Gmail
First, open Gmail in the web browser. To open it, type mail.google.com in the web address of the browser.

Click on Grid. In the Gmail, there is a Grid option (with 9 dots) in the top right corner of the screen besides the bell icon. Click on it.

Click more> click even more from Google.

Now all Google products will display on the screen, scroll down to the Home & Office.
In home & office there is an option called “Forms” click on it. Now Google Forms interface will open.

Way 3. Open Google Forms through Google Drive

Open Google Drive in the web browser, to open it type drive.google.com in the web address of the browser.

In Google drive, there is an option called ‘new’ in a red button, click it. A pop-up will open after clicking New. There is a more option below in pop-up, hover the cursor on more.

An another popup will open in the right-hand side of first pop-up when you hover the cursor on more.

Click on Google Forms. In second pop-up, there is an option called ‘Google forms’ at first position click on it. Now you will enter in Google Form interface.

Way 4. Open Google Forms from Google Docs

To open Google Forms type docs.google.com/form in the web address of the browser.

Here I am recommending you to go through Google Drive and create Google Forms, it will automatically save your Google Form into Google Drive for future access. You can re-edit or access your google form in the future through Google drive.

Step 2. Write the title of your Google Forms.

How to use Google Forms to create online surveys or Business form



In Google Forms interface there is an option called ‘untitled form‘ in the top left corner of the screen beside the arrow sign, Click on it and write the Tittle of your google form. You can write anything in title, but it will be better or easy to understand if you write the form-related title you will create.

For example, I’m writing the Tittle Online Exam Questions.

Note: Before creating a Google form, Login into google drive with your Gmail account.

Now, a new file is created in Google Drive with the same name or Tittle, you entered in Google Forms. The changes you make in Google Form will be updated and saved in Google Drive for the future access.

Step 3. Write Form Description

There are two sections in Google Form interface first Questions and another one is Responses. In Questions section below the Tittle of your form there is a Description form field, Describe in short of your form.

For example: A collection of questions based on online examination.

Step 4. Add or edit question.

In Google Forms, there is one default untitled question, click on it to edit or delete it.

At the right side of form window there is add question option in ‘+’ circle icon button, click on it and add a question.

For Short Question:

Enter the question. (Now, enter the first question for users or students). For example: here I’m asking first about their name so I’m writing here, Enter Full Name.

How to use Google Forms to create online surveys or Business form


    > At right side of the question there is an option called ‘multiple choice‘ click on it and select short answer as a text, because name is not a multiple choice question here. So, they can fill up their name as a text form. To make the name mandatory, there is a required switch below the question, Turn ON it.

How to use Google Forms to create online surveys or Business form



      -> This means the user or student must have fill his/her name otherwise he/she cannot proceed.

Similarly, you can add more questions. For example: Student Id or symbol number, Email and others.

Set validation in an email to get a proper email address, otherwise they will submit anything in the email field.

To set validation in Email:

There are 3 vertical dots option in the bottom right corner of the question beside the required switch. Click on that 3 vertical dots.

After clicking 3 dots option, a pop-up will open below the 3 vertical dots with options (Description and Data validation), Click on Data validation option.

   > By clicking on data validation, you will see a lot of multiple choice options. By default the first one is Number, then Greater than and others.

       -> Click on first option called Number and select text to get email. If you want to get a phone number, then leave it to remain the same. After that, the second option will be changed according to the selection of the first option. After selecting text in the first option, by default there will display contains in the second option.

    -> Click on contains and select email address to get a proper email address from the users or students.

Step 5. See the preview of your Google Form.

To see the preview of your Google Form click on eye button, it’s in the top right middle corner of the screen between background Theme and Settings. After watching the preview, go back to your google form.

For Paragraph Questions:

Add a new question by clicking on ‘+’ icon round circle button. At right side of the question there is an option called ‘multiple choice‘ click on it and select Paragraph as long answer text.

To make this question mandatory, there is a required switch below the question, Turn ON it. If you don’t want to make it mandatory, don’t touch required option, leave it as turn off.

For example: My question is, what is Force?

Now he/she will write the answer of this question in Paragraph.

For Multiple choice question:

Add a new question by clicking on ‘+’ icon round circle button. At right side of the question there is an option called ‘multiple choice‘, Let it be exactly the same.

For example: my question is, what is the unit of force?

Options is:
() Paschal       (✓) Newton
() Joule       () Watt

Users or students can choose the answer from these multiple options. To add more options in the question, click Add option or ADD OTHERS, it’s at below the question.


To Divide Section:

Step 6. To separate or divide the google form in the section or pages, click on section icon.

At the right side of the question there is “Add section” option below the “+”, mage and video option.  When will you click on it, the form will Divide in an another section, you can see in the picture.

Clicking on Add section option will create a new section i.e. section 2. The name of this new section is ‘untitled section’ to change it, Click on this name called ‘untitled section’ and rename the name of this new section.

For example: I’m writing the name of section 2 is Biology.

Below the section name, there is a description field. Write the description about this section.

For example: I’m writing these all are biology group questions and each question contains 5 marks.

To use check-boxes in Google Forms:

Add new question by clicking on ‘+’ icon round circle button. In the right side of the question there is an option called ‘multiple choice‘ click on it and select check-boxes.

For example: my question is: what are the symptoms of corona virus or Covid-19 ?

(✓) Cough
(✓) Fever
() Tiredness
() Chest pain
(✓) Continuously fever
() One time fever in a month

Students or users can check or select multiple answer in this check boxes questions. Now you can see the preview of your Google Form.

To use drop-down in Google Forms:

Again, add new question by clicking on ‘+’ icon round circle button. On the right side of the question there is an option called ‘multiple choice‘ click on it and select drop-down.

Step 7. Again, Create a new section.

At the right side of the question there is “Add section” option below the ‘+‘, image and video option. Click on this ‘section‘ option and create a new section called ‘section 3’. Write the name of this untitled section. We created total 3 section in this form.

For example: I’m writing the name of this section 3 is Technology and adding a question.

Which phone do u like most ?
() Android phone
() iPhone

To use Linear Scale or Rating in Google Forms:

Add new question by clicking on ‘+‘ icon round circle button. On the right side of the question there is an option called ‘multiple choice‘ click on it and select Linear scale.

You can add Rating questions in your Google forms, similarly like play store. You can use this Linear scale option as a rating. Let’s know how to set Rating question in google form.

Type ‘Rate this form‘ in the question of Linear Scale. By default, there is 1 to 5 values to get Rating from the users. But the minimum value is 1 and the maximum value is 10, so you can select the values to get the rating according to your desire.

For example: I’m taking 1 to 5 values to get Rating from the students or users.

There are two labels first one is minimum, and another is maximum. Set set these label options like this.

For label 1 (minimum): write here bad for label 1 or rating 1.

For label 5 (maximum): write here excellent for label 5 or ratings 5.

To use Multiple Choice Grid:

Add new question by clicking on ‘+‘ icon round circle button. In the right side of the question there is an option called ‘multiple choice‘ click on it and select Multiple Choice Grid. You can not select more than one answer in it.

Multiple choice Grid have both row and column.similar likes types and subtypes.

To use Date and Time in google form:

Add new question by clicking on ‘+‘ icon round circle button. On the right side of the question there is an option called ‘multiple choice‘ click on it and select Date.

You can take the date of birth of users by using this option in Google form, similarly can use the time option.

After finishing the Questions you can move the questions up and Down even in another section. To move the questions upward and downward long press or click on the grid of the Question box, then drag and drop it upward and downward.

👉 For section forwarding:

Add a new question by clicking on ‘+’ icon round circle button. At right side of the question there is an option called ‘multiple choice‘, Let it be exactly the same.
There are 3 vertical dots option in the bottom right corner of the question beside the required switch. Click on that 3 vertical dots.

After clicking 3 dots option, a pop-up will open below the 3 vertical dots. There is an option called ‘go to section based on answer‘ at second position. Click it.

Now, Click Continue to next section, it’s in the right side of the question box and select the section based on answer.

For example: In my question is which Questions you like the most?

() Physics    () Biology
() English     (•) Technology

Here in my case physics and biology is for Section 1, English for section 2 and Technology is for section 3. If a user and student will select Technology, then it will forward the user or student in section 3. Now you can preview the form to check it.

Step 8. To add text and description click on TT icon.

At the right side of form window there is “add question” option in ‘+’ circle icon button, below this option also there is a Text and description option at a 2nd position with TT (capital one large and one small capital). Click on it.

Step 9. To add image in google form, click on image option.

Below the add question and Tittle options there is one image option Click on it and select the suitable image from your computer or phone, google drive, internet and others for your question or form. Also, you can drag and drop the image upward-downward, left-right and in center.

👉 Similarly, you can add video in your google form, even you can add YouTube video directly in your Google Form with the Tittle.

Step 10. Click send to share your google form.

Now your Google Form is created, by default Google will add Submit in your form. In this way you can create a Google form according to your need. Also, you can create online questions in Google Form.

> If you want to edit your Google Form from someone else, then there is 3 vertical dots option in the upper right corner of the screen beside the send button. Click on it.

> Click on Add collaborators. There is add collaborators option below the print option, click it.

> If you want to share your form with someone on Facebook messenger or WhatsApp, then there is a link to share option. Copy and paste this link on Facebook, WhatsApp and others.

> Else, go to invite people, it’s below the link to share. Enter the mail address of that person to whom you want to share in the email field. In the right side there is an edit option, select it. Check notify people below the email field. Also, beside the Notify people is a add message, click on it and add a message whatever you want to tell him/her about this google form, it’s optional you can send this form without adding message too.

> Now Click on the blue color send button. Now go back in the google form.

👉 Click send to share or get link of your google form. It’s in the upper right of the screen beside the setting option. Click on it. To send it enter the receiver email, add subject (in subject write about your form in few words) and write the message and sent it.

> To get link of the google form Click on link Option. It’s in between mailbox and html code at top and copy the link. To get html code of this google form, Click this html option and copy the code.

How to check Responses or reply in your google forms

👉 Open google drive.

👉 Open your google form from google drive.

👉 Click responses. In the right side of question option there is a Response option with the number of responses by your users or students. Click on it.

👉 In Responses, there are two options Summary and Individual. Click on summary to know about the response in short. If you want to see Individually who responses, and replies on your form, then click on individual.

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