multiple-choice

adjective
mul·​ti·​ple-choice | \ ˈməl-tə-pəl-ˈchȯis How to pronounce multiple-choice (audio) \

Definition of multiple-choice

1 : having several answers from which one is to be chosen a multiple-choice question
2 : composed of multiple-choice questions a multiple-choice test

First Known Use of multiple-choice

1914, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Multiple-choice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiple-choice. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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multiple-choice

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of multiple-choice

: having several answers from which one is to be chosen
: made up of multiple-choice questions

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