- consisting of several possible answers from which the correct one must be selected: a multiple-choice question.
- made up of multiple-choice questions: a multiple-choice exam.
Origin of multiple-choice
First recorded in 1925–30
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Examples from the Web for multiple-choice
In this version, multiple-choice tests matter less than market tests.We Need More Class Traitors: Solving America’s Meritocracy Problem
April 20, 2014
Character cannot be judged like a perfect score on a multiple-choice test.Appoint Real People, Not Saints
Philip K. Howard
March 25, 2009
Literacy norms this relation, shaping it into a multiple-choice quiz.
You may also be asked to take some written psychological tests, most being of the multiple-choice variety.When You Don't Know Where to Turn
Steven J. Bartlett
Practical experiences of self-constitution are not multiple-choice examinations.
- having a number of possible given answers out of which the correct one must be chosen
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