10 ways to use image polling in your quizzes 

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Ben Waugh
by Ben Waugh
10 ways to use image polling in your quizzes 

Enhancing questions, illustrating concepts, recognizing brands or providing hints becomes captivating when incorporating images. Vevox offers two ways to run image polling through pin on images or through image polling in a multiple choice format. Students are consistently captivated by the inclusion of visuals in this type of polling question.
In this blog we will explores how image polling not only captivates but also enhances understanding and retention among participants. We will share 10 perfect questions for image polling.


Multiple choice image polling

Image polling through multiple choice options is great way to make polls even more fun, visually appealling and to inject some different styles of interactivity into your presentations. It not only boosts engagement by appealing to the visual senses but also facilitates a different way to interact with content. Here are some image polling question examples: 

1. Which soda brand claims to be the "un-cola"?

A) Dr Pepper
B) Pepsi
C) Sprite
D) 7UP
E) Mountain Dew

Correct answer: 7UP
Correct answer explanation: Since the uncola tagline launched in 1969 and lasted through 1973, many of its advertisements reflected the counterculture aesthetic of the day, presenting vibrant psychedelic images that seemed to celebrate nonconformity while simultaneously encouraging conformity to the 7UP brand, such as "don't be the last to uncola" or the trippy and vividly colorful "hear no cola, see no cola, drink uncola."
2. In April 2023 which country became the 31st country to join NATO?
  1. Albania
  2. Poland
  3. Ukraine
  4. Ireland
  5. Finland

Correct answer: Finland
Correct answer explanation: Sweden and Finland applied to join in May 2022, following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The two countries feared for their security. Finland - which has a 1,340km (832 mile) land border with Russia - became a Nato member in April 2023.
Ukraine, however is not a NATO member. Ukraine is a NATO partner country, which means that it cooperates closely with NATO but it is not covered by the security guarantee in the Alliance’s founding treaty.

3. What is the all-time most-streamed song on Spotify to date?
  1. Ed Sheeran, The Shape of You
  2. Harry Styles, As it was
  3. The weeknd, Blinding Lights
  4. Tones and I, Dance monkey

Correct answer: The Weeknd, Blinding Lights
Correct answer explanation: In the United States, "Blinding Lights" topped the Billboard Hot 100 for four non-consecutive weeks, and went on to set new records as the song with most weeks spent in the top five and top ten, becoming the first song to hold a spot in the top ten for an entire year. It has over 4 billion streams on Spotify.

 In which state was Taylor Swift born?
  1. Pennsylvania
  2. Tennessee
  3. Kentucky
  4. Texas
  5. Missouri

Correct answer: Pennsylvania
Correct answer explanation: Singer Taylor Swift was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She grew up in nearby Wyomissing, until her family moved to a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee, so Swift could fulfil her dream of becoming a country music artist.

5. What is the first publicly known company to reach a trillion-dollar market capitalization?

A) Microsoft
B) Amazon
C) Apple
D) Google (Alphabet)
E) Walmart

Correct answer: C
Correct answer explanation: Apple, a company founded 42 years ago in a Santa Clara Valley garage to make personal computers, reached $1 trillion in Aug 2018, beating Microsoft and Amazon to it. As of 30 June 2023, Apple has officially become the world's first-ever $3 trillion market cap company when the stock closed at $193.97 per share.

Pin on image polling

By allowing participants to place a "pin" on specific areas of an image, presenters can gather precise insights into what aspects of an image appeak the most attention or generate the most interest. This technique is particularly useful in fields such as science, geography or design, where understanding preferences or identifying focal points can significantly influence decisions. It's also invaluable in education and training, enabling instructors to gauge understanding or emphasize key areas on diagrams and photos. 

6. Where in the human body is the ulna located?
Ulna Bone Anatomy – Earth's Lab

Correct answer: The ulna is one of the two forearm long bones that, in conjunction with the radius, make up the antebrachium. The bone spans from the elbow to the wrist on the medial side of the forearm. In comparison to the radius, the ulna is described to be larger and longer.

Image polling for revision classes

Image polling is an excellent tool for revision classes, providing a engaging way for students  reinforce their knowledge. By integrating visual cues with interactive polling, it helps cater to different learning styles, making it easier for students to recall information. There are plenty of additional ways you can image polling to reinforce knowledge from solve "spot the difference" challenges with side-by-side images or matching the image to the question text. It's a great to vary your question types when testing students so it keeps things exciting and dynamic. 

7. Which spice is often referred to as the "queen of spices"?
A) Cumin
B) Cardamom
C) Cinnamon
D) Saffron

Correct Answer: Cardamom
Correct answer explanation: Cardamom, also known as the "queen of spices," is the third most costly spice in the world in terms of price per unit weight, only being surpassed by vanilla and saffron. Cardamom has been used for more than 4,000 years. It comes from various plants in the ginger family and has a characteristic spicy and sweet taste. Cardamom was used in rituals in ancient Egypt and was later used by the Greeks and Romans in oils and perfumes. Just a small touch of cardamom will lend its unique flavor to any dish.

8. What psychological phenomenon is described as the tendency to believe false information as true when it is repeated frequently, even when individuals initially know it to be false?

A) Déjà vu
B) Hindsight bias
C) Illusory truth effect
D) Anchoring effect

Correct answer: Illusory truth effect
Correct answer explanation: The illusory truth effect, also known as the illusion of truth, describes how when we hear the same false information repeated again and again, we often come to believe it is true. Troublingly, this even happens when people should know better—that is, when people initially know that the misinformation is false.

9. What is the rarest blood type among humans?
A) A-positive (A+)
B) AB-negative (AB-)
C) O-positive (O+)
D) AB-positive (AB+)

Correct answer:  AB-negative (AB-)
Correct answer explanation: So, if your blood type is AB-negative, you are very unique! Along with having the rarest blood type in the U.S., AB-negative (along with AB-positive) donors are special because their plasma can be transfused into a patient of any blood type. Plasma transfusions are especially helpful for burn victims and trauma patients who experience major blood loss.

10  Which country is both in Europe and Asia?
A) Russia
B) Turkey
C) Kazakhstan
D) Azerbaijan

Correct Answer: Russia
Correct answer explanation: Russia is a transcontinental nation that stretches over eastern Europe and northern Asia. However, it is placed in the European continent following the United Nations classification. While much of its territory lies in Asia, most of its people reside in Europe. Russia is also the largest country in the world, that occupies one-tenth of all the land on Earth.

Getting started with image polling

As we've explored in this blog, the integration of image polling in quizzes offers a way to help visual learners, catering to diverse learning styles and breaking down complex information into digestible content. By harnessing the potential of image-based quizzes, educators can open the door to a world of interactive learning, where participants are not just passive recipients of information but are actively engaged in classes.  

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