closed question



That provides a set of answers from which the respondent must choose. Multiple choice questions are closed questions. Also called closed-ended question.

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  • We provided a series of closed questions so while the applicant could theoretically guess each answer correct, it is highly unlikely.

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  • You may want to ask a closed question to someone in a negotiation to try and throw them off their game.

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  • The grade given on the test was an "F" because this was not a multiple question test .This was a closed question test meaning all one had to do was check one of the alphabetized (A, B, C, D, or none of the above) boxes provided after each question.

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