Q/A Game App Comparisons

Overall Purpose

To create high energy & encourage(generally) quick recall

To allow for student-pacing (and stress-free thinking time  if you choose to shut off timer.)

For longer answers & student pacing

For longer answers & student pacing (must use synchronous pacing for Space Race)

Question/Quiz Library

Over a million quizzes to copy and edit as your own.

Large library, plus ability to search and select individual questions during quiz creation.

Library of quizzes is available; some $$

Website states searchable quizzes are forthcoming

Timer

Ranges from 5-120 seconds.

Can shut timer off completely.

Can shut timer off completely.

No timer

Synchronous & Asynchronous Delivery

Synchronous

Both

Both

Both

Player

Leaderboard

Limited to top 5. Also provides recognition for improvers.

Yes, but may be shut off.

No.

No.

PIN Numbers

A new one is generated for each quiz.

A new one is generated for each quiz.

The same one is used for each classroom and doesn’t change.

The same one is used for each classroom and doesn’t change.

Randomize Questions

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Feedback to answers

The correct answer is given

May program the correct answer to be shown, or shut it off. Memes are used to indicate whether correct or incorrect.

Teachers may write unique automated feedback for questions.

Teachers may write unique automated feedback for questions.

Math mode

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Student names

Students create their own names; teachers may delete with a click

Students create their own names

Names submitted through Google Classroom

Students create their own names

Multiple Answers Correct

Yes

No

No

Yes

Reports

Downloadable

Downloadable or view online

Downloadable or view online

Downloadable or view online

Other

New Jumble and Ghost Mode are new innovations.

Blind Kahoot can be used for direct instruction.

Videos can be included.

Avatars assigned to each player.

Custom meme option available

“Mastery Mode” repeats questions if missed.

Results for only 5 most recent quizzes are available with free version.

Short answer questions available