What are the different question types?
In SBN, each question has a question type which governs what sort of answer is allowed. The different question types and allowable answers are listed below:
|Question Type Name||Allowable Answer|
|Text||A single line text input field|
|Text Area||Larger text input field allowing paragraphs|
|Integer||Only accepts whole numbers|
|Decimal||Accepts any numeric value|
|Boolean||True or False|
|Datetime||Captures a date plus the time|
|Date||Captures only a date, no time|
|Tally||A counter gadget that only accepts whole numbers|
|List: Single Select*||Choose a single answer from a list of user defined answers|
|List: Multi Select*||Choose a multiple answers from a list of user defined answers|
|Photo||Take a photo as the answer|
|Signature||Capture a signature|
* List: Single Select and List: Multi Select allow the user the create and manage their own list of answer choices. These answer choices can be whatever the end user like and can be modified directly by an administrator.