ques·​tion·​naire | \ ˌkwes-chə-ˈner How to pronounce questionnaire (audio) , ˌkwesh- \

Definition of questionnaire

1 : a set of questions for obtaining statistically useful or personal information from individuals
2 : a written or printed questionnaire often with spaces for answers
3 : a survey made by the use of a questionnaire

Examples of questionnaire in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On each seat, the promoters left a questionnaire gauging potential support for an NBA expansion team — not an exhibition game or minor-league team, but a full-time franchise based in Anchorage. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, 11 July 2021 All five had uploaded to the app their travel itineraries, test results, and answers to a medical questionnaire., 7 July 2021 For instance, eConsult takes an initial questionnaire approach. Trevor Clawson, Forbes, 13 June 2021 Each product is made to order after filling out a skincare questionnaire on the site. Michella Oré, Glamour, 9 June 2021 Before boarding the Celebrity Edge, passengers were required to fill out a health questionnaire form and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Tom Austin, Travel + Leisure, 28 June 2021 Directs the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training to create a uniform background checklist and a standardized personal history questionnaire for people applying to become public safety officers. oregonlive, 26 June 2021 This level of transparency creates an excellent opportunity to evaluate ESG practices and concerns, many of which are not easily identifiable through a standard questionnaire and very much absent in a credit check. Martin Jarzebowski, Forbes, 21 June 2021 DHM Research and the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center, both independent nonpartisan organizations, surveyed 603 Oregon residents in a 15-minute online questionnaire Jan. 8-13. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 16 June 2021

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First Known Use of questionnaire

1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for questionnaire

French, from questionner to question, from Middle French, from question, noun

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The first known use of questionnaire was in 1890

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16 Jul 2021

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“Questionnaire.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of questionnaire

: a written set of questions that are given to people in order to collect facts or opinions about something


ques·​tion·​naire | \ ˌkwes-chə-ˈner How to pronounce questionnaire (audio) \

Kids Definition of questionnaire

: a set of questions to be asked of a number of people usually in order to gather information or opinions


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