[muhl-tuh-puh l-chois]
  1. consisting of several possible answers from which the correct one must be selected: a multiple-choice question.
  2. made up of multiple-choice questions: a multiple-choice exam.

Origin of multiple-choice

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. having a number of possible given answers out of which the correct one must be chosen
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