[kwes-chuh-nair] /ˌkwɛs tʃəˈnɛər/
a list of questions, usually printed, submitted for replies that can be analyzed for usable information:
a questionnaire used in market research.
a set of questions on a form, submitted to a number of people in order to collect statistical information
1901, from French questionnaire “list of formal questions,” from questionner “to question,” (see question (v.)). Purists preferred native formation questionary (1540s); cf. -ary.
questionnaire ques·tion·naire (kwěs’chə-nâr’)
A printed form containing a set of questions, especially one addressed to a statistically significant number of subjects as a way of gathering information for a survey.
noun 1. a question concerning the reality of an alleged event or circumstance in a trial by jury, usually determined by the jury.
noun 1. a question concerning a rule or the legal effect or consequence of an event or circumstance, usually determined by a court or judge.
- Question period
noun 1. (sometimes not capital) (in Canadian parliamentary procedure) a period of time set aside each day for members of parliament to question government ministers Official name Oral Questions French name questions orales Compare question time
noun, Parliamentary Procedure. 1. a time set aside in a session during which members of a parliament may question a minister or ministers regarding state affairs. noun 1. (in parliamentary bodies of the British type) a period of time set aside each day for members to question government ministers