yes-no question


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yes′-no′ ques`tion


n.
a question calling for an answer of yes or no, as Has the plane left yet?
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yes-no question - a question that can be answered by yes or no
interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence, question - a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply; "he asked a direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations"
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yes-no question

[ˌjesˈnəʊˌkwestʃən] Npregunta f de sí o no
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Because some candidates were not getting questions, organizers switched to yes-no questions, to which all 19 candidates were able to respond.
Revisions were made and a final questionnaire consisting of two open-ended statements, eight yes-no questions, and a demographics section was utilized (see statements and questions in the results section, below).
When the responses to these two statements are reviewed against the backdrop of the responses to the eight yes-no questions it is apparent that these teachers have no factual data to substantiate the efficacy of their homework.