A question with only a yes/no possibility for a response. Ex. Do you have a mortgage
This type of question asks the respondent to choose an answer from a specified list.
A question with more than one possible answer from which one or more answers must be selected.
a question that can be answered by a simple yes or no, or alternatively a one word answer
A question that only requires a 'yes', 'no' answer, or a very short specific answer. (See open question.)
A closed question is one that requires a yes/no or a simple factual answer. It tests learners' recall but does not promote higher-order, independent thinking. Questions like this have also been called 'skinny' or 'lower-order' questions.
A question which has a number of pre- specified response categories.
A question which has a limited number of logical answers (eg 'yes' and 'no'), as opposed to an open or open-ended question.