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Prevent "I don't know" as an answer

If you ask this question, I suppose you're among the happy persons who have never read comments on YouTube or any social media. If: Users are encouraged to contribute (no matter how, would it be by ...
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Which form widget for (seemingly) linear input without default value?

There is already a an interface in hardware design where a potentiometer or rheostat has a switch at one of the ends of the range. In some cases, it is used as an on/off switch, e.g. for a cheap ...
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Which form widget for (seemingly) linear input without default value?

I will suggest you go with radio buttons over slider, because sliders lack the very important features such as: Precision, Speed, Cognitive Load etc. Here's a fantastic study done on this topic (the ...
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Showing the percentage of users who got an answer correct/incorrect on a quiz

I'm sure there are a LOT of studies on standardized testing that you'd probably be able to find by searching something like Google Scholar, but my first hunch is that it may be a bit distracting and ...
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Radio buttons on mobile?

Radio buttons may not be 'sexy', but they get the job done with no room for user-interpretation. If you have a choice between 2-3 options, then radio buttons are ideal. They ensure that a user sees ...
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Naming options of a Question in Quiz

I think you're over complicating things. Different languages have different ways of displaying information. If a language, say: Greek, or Hebrew, or Arabic or Chinese doesn't use the A,B,C,D ...
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What is the best way to show Quiz result for a specific question?

Use radio buttons to indicate the choice, use strikethrough to indicate the wrong answers.
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How do I measure a user's seriousness while filling an online form?

One thing you have to take into consideration is if parts of the form is auto-populated, i.e. when asking for basic information such as name, email etc. All these fields might be filled out instantly ...
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Should an ATM display the balance on-screen after transaction?

Only if that's what they've asked for. From a usability perspective - There will be people who don't want the balance to be shown on screen. They could be stood their with their wife / girlfriend, ...
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Answer via video UX

Understand that you are currently in the user research phase, just like to point out that the way users respond via audio only and video (with or without audio) are very different. And typically ...
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Getting Input From People About Neighborhood They Are Living In - How?

I suggest to make it less intrusive. I guess you don't need to get answers to all your questions immediately, but rather your would like to collect statistics. Then you may do the following: Make ...
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How do I measure a user's seriousness while filling an online form?

I think you should combine 2 measures: subjective and objective. You should then make analysis based on both. Here is a proposition: Subjective questionnaire - post task After the users fill in the ...
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What is the best way to show Quiz result for a specific question?

Second approach looks simpler to me with a little change. See attached image which provides more clarification. See a sample image from Interaction Design Foundation Quizzes (https://www.interaction-...
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Single Question Many Answers vs. Several Binary Questions

Ultimately, I think this is a perfect candidate for some user or A/B testing, but I'd also consider a third option, depending on your audience and application's tone: natural language sentence ...
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Radio buttons on mobile?

Switches are a preferred way to adjust settings on mobile and sometimes are used for on/ off or yes/ no options. In your case, you said you can also have complex questions, so I think it is ...
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Online test with 80 questions best practices

When you are using a long-form, you should use various methods to make a good user experience. For really long forms with many questions, here are several things that you can try: 1. Group your ...
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Userflow for questions based on answers on inspection app

There are a number of requirements I'd make sure I would nail down. I have built UI's almost exactly like this for material inspection and process control. Here are some key CTQs for a UI like this: ...
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Prevent "I don't know" as an answer

You could do some validation on the text people want to submit. For example if the entered text is "I don't know", display an error message saying answers should be helpful. Basically gather useless ...
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Questions in Usability Testing without giving any lead

Use task based activities that require the use of the feature you want to test and base your questions around the problem that our feature sets out to solve rather than the feature itself. Lets say ...
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Questions in Usability Testing without giving any lead

When testing usability, think of which hypothesis you want to validate and which scenarios you have to work with. Based on those, create tasks that will help you measure how well you perform or solve ...
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Should I add period after yes/no answer in survey?

I would address this as a bulleted list. The Plain English grammar wonks have clear guidelines on punctuating the bulleted lists. According to them, your form qualifies as "a list of very short ...
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How to invite users to answer questions without encouraging non-answers?

I think you have answered your own question pretty well, so I'm just restating it: Need: ...boost activity in user-driven question-and-answer sections by actively inviting users to participate. ...
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Single Question Many Answers vs. Several Binary Questions

Your first option seems to be best if you want to be hassle-free: It's conditional, meaning you end up with very few questions which are very easy to answer (low cognitive load). Users are more ...
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Single Question Many Answers vs. Several Binary Questions

I'd say "it depends": on how much time you want the user to spend on your questionnaire Asking one closed question gets you the answer very quickly, which is in most cases the first thing that ...
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Naming options of a Question in Quiz

Numbering the question would make more sense since this is a questionnaire. This would help the participants know their progress.
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Which form widget for (seemingly) linear input without default value?

There are ways where a neutral position can be clearly communicated to the user. Survey Slider A control will have a default state. It is not necessary that you take that default state into account. ...
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Which form widget for (seemingly) linear input without default value?

Like all UI interaction widgets, they each have a specific when to use/when not to use. Sliders are great for selecting or changing values, e.g. from 0 to 10, but they only work well when precision ...
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Which form widget for (seemingly) linear input without default value?

I would suggest using push button group which acts as a radio group (only one selected at a time) but with difference that selected value can be unchecked (radio button cannot be unchecked). In this ...
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How do I measure a user's seriousness while filling an online form?

One very straight-forward way to do this is akin to how StackOverflow handles the review queue. Every so often, a random "experimental" question is asked - the correct answer for which is ...
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