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
Recent Examples of questionnaire from the Web
The American Heart Association has recommended that cardiologists screen all heart attack patients for depression, using a short questionnaire, since 2008.
To answer just the first question on a lengthy European Commission questionnaire regarding the case, Qualcomm claims its finance department would have to rummage through at least 120 boxes stored in a warehouse.
The mothers filled out several questionnaires, and the researchers conducted in-home visits, including one when the children were in middle childhood, with a median age of nearly 8.
The government has trained more than 700 researchers to feed data directly on to tablets instead of the usual paper questionnaires, according to Rakesh Kumar, additional director general of the National Sample Survey Office.
The group was preparing to finalize a questionnaire-style survey that would be sent to board members to fill out and return.
A second lawsuit was filed fighting the restrictions and Ghiz's refusal to release questionnaires completed by the jury.
Also, a day before prospective jurors were due at the courthouse to fill out questionnaires, Deters granted an interview to a local television news reporter and talked about how Ghiz could add lesser charges for the jury to consider.
The letter, citing press reports, singles out Kushner for failing to disclose numerous contacts with foreign officials on his security clearance questionnaire.
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Origin and Etymology of questionnaire
French, from questionner to question, from Middle French, from question, noun
First Known Use: 1890See Words from the same year
QUESTIONNAIRE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of questionnaire for English Language Learners
: a written set of questions that are given to people in order to collect facts or opinions about something
QUESTIONNAIRE Defined for Kids
Definition of questionnaire for Students
: a set of questions to be asked of a number of people usually in order to gather information or opinions
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