In Magento, a Poll is a single question with some multiple-choice answers. You can ask any question you want. Your shoppers get to select only one of the answers:
After voting, the shopper sees the result of the poll till date:
Your poll can be serious or silly, informative or entertaining. Here are some ideas:
Make your polls fun, so that they become one of the reasons people visit your site. A good example of this is the polls on http://slashdot.org. This is a site for technology, with the motto "News ...