A Quick Guide To Making Checkboxes In Google Slides

Published: September 16, 2022| SlideUpLift Blog
A Quick Guide To Making Checkboxes In Google Slides

Google Slides is one of the most widely used presentation tools in today’s time. It is not only used for creating simple text and picture presentations but also complex presentations that might include surveys, and quizzes by including checkboxes or tick boxes.

In this blog, we will walk you through how to create and work with checkboxes in Google Slides.

Let’s start by taking an example:

We wanted to add the following quiz question: 

What do you fear the most in presentations?

  1. Public Speaking
  2. Building PowerPoint slides 
  3. Hostile Audience 

How to add checkboxes to a slide in Google Slides

As a first step, you can simply add the text (before adding the checkboxes) to a Google Slides template

  • Select the text you wish to add the checkboxes to. Then, click on the arrow next to the bulleted list icon on the top toolbar and choose the checkbox option. 

  • The chosen text in Google Slides will get checkboxes as a result. 
  • Alternatively, you can also add the checkboxes beforehand and then add the respective information next to each checkbox.

How To Mark a Checkbox in Google Slides

  • Once the checkboxes appear on your screen, double-click a single checkbox to select it, then right-click it and choose the checkmark symbol to mark it. 

Also, if you want to know how to make quizzes or survey oriented slides in Google Slides while still achieving a professional outcome, check out our blog on how to make quiz in Google Slides.


Google Slides provide you with all the functionality required to add checkboxes in your presentation. If you want to make your google slides presentation more impressive, explore different types of Google Slides Templates and Google Slides Themes.

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