How to Create a Matching Question in Google Forms

How to Create a Matching Question in Google Forms

  • Place your definitions in the row and use the columns for your terms.
  • Enable "require a response for each row."
  • Make sure that you select the "limit to one response per column option"
  • Enable "shuffle row order"

Watch this short video for some additional tips on creating a matching question with Google Forms.

This video is part of my online course "Google Forms for Educators." In this 5 week course I help educators use Google Forms to organize their classroom and create automated systems so that they can spend less time shuffling paper and more time connecting with students. Interested? Visit for details!

Here's a live example of a matching question using Google Forms.

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John Sowash creates useful resources for educators on his blog, The Electric Educator. John is the author of The Chromebook Classroom and founder of the Google Certification Academy. You can connect with John on Twitter (@jrsowash) and Instagram.