A closed question has set answers for the interviewee to choose from and can be answered with either a single word or a short phrase. Multiple choice questions are closed questions. Closed questions are intended to give facts, are easy to answer, and leave the control of the conversation with the questioner. Also referred to as closed-ended question.
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