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    How To Make A Checklist Quiz On BuzzFeed Community

    It's time to show off your quiz-making skills.

    So, you've signed up for a BuzzFeed account and you've got a hankering to make a checklist quiz. How in the world do you do it?! You've come to the right place!

    Create checklist quizzes when you want to show off things you know a lot about, like food, TV shows, products, movies... anything you can think of!


    To learn how to make other types of quizzes or for advice on making posts, make sure to check out our other handy guides:

    - The Official Guide To Writing a BuzzFeed Community Post

    - How To Make a BuzzFeed Personality Quiz (and our Trivia Quiz guide is here!)

    - The Ultimate Guide To Photo Resources For BuzzFeed Community Users

    🚨 Before we start, please remember to take a look at our Community Rules and Guidelines. 🚨

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    Please also note that BuzzFeed is no longer supporting new posts from Community Brand Publisher accounts, which include any accounts with a political, commercial, or self-promotional agenda.

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    To start your checklist quiz, head to This'll open up the CMS, short for "Content Management System," aka your draft:


    While in the CMS, hover over the "quiz" button and select "checklist":


    Next, you'll enter text into the question box. Checklist quizzes differ from other quizzes because there's only one question box, versus multiple question boxes. For this example, we've chosen the topic of seltzer water:


    After you've written your question, you may begin filling out your answer tiles! We highly recommend adding images versus just text, because it makes the quiz more exciting for whoever is taking it!

    Before you start, select the blue "+Add Answers" button if you know you're going to feature more than two answers for your checklist:


    This will add more tiles, and then the option to sort your tiles in rows of two or three will pop up on the right-hand side of your draft:


    Here's what each of those options will look like:

    BuzzFeed/Anna Kopsky

    Then, click on the frame icon in the bottom right-hand corner of your answer tiles to upload images from your computer:


    Make sure to check out our guide to properly sourcing images here.

    Then, upload and source your images:


    The example above is sorted with a "3-up" setup.

    And once you've finished adding all of your answers, it's time to fill in your results:

    BuzzFeed/Netflix/LaCroix/Anna Kopsky

    A few tips for the results section of your quiz:

    ⭐️ Select a fun image for each result, and make sure you source each image properly

    ⭐️ Make sure all sliding percentage scales add up to 100%

    ⭐️ Write a fun and positive results, so everyone who takes your quiz leaves with a warm and fuzzy feeling

    Then, save your quiz, because it's time to create a noteworthy headline and caption and upload thumbnails!

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    Start with a headline and caption. Don't be afraid to get creative and/or strangely specific with both:


    Hot tip: Take a look at the current top-trending BuzzFeed posts for inspiration on how to frame your post in a BuzzFeed-y way!

    Then, move on to your thumbnails, which need to be at least 625x415 pixels. You can either select one from your post (if the image is large enough), or upload one from your computer:


    Again, don't forget to check out our handy image resource guide for FAQs on images to use and where to find 'em!

    After uploading your thumbnails, crop them and hit "save."

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    Finally, hit "publish now" in the upper right-hand corner, and a Community Editor will see your post! All posts that are published will be considered for promotion to the BuzzFeed homepage.

    And that's it! We can't wait to see what kinds of weird, fun, and interesting quizzes you create.


    Don't forget to check out our other guides at the top of this page to try your hand at different types of quizzes!