Questioning Techniques in ChatGPT 1 Open-ended questions are questions that can’t be answered with a simple “yes” or “no” and allow for more detailed or thoughtful answers. Examples of open-ended question words are Who, What, Where, When, and Why. Closed-ended questions can be answered with a simple “yes” or “no” and often used to gather specific information. Examples of closed-ended question words are Is, Are, Do, Does.
Leading questions are questions that suggest a certain answer or bias. Examples of leading question words are You, Your, You’re. Hypothetical questions are questions that are not based on current or real-world situations. Examples of hypothetical question words are If, Then, Would, Could, Should. Clarifying questions are used to seek further information or understanding. Examples of clarifying question words are How, Why, What. Probing questions are used to encourage deeper thinking and more detailed answers. Examples of probing question words are Can, Could, Would. Reflective questions are used to encourage a person to think about their own thoughts and feelings. Examples of reflective question words are Tell, Explain, Describe. Critical questions are used to evaluate evidence, ideas, or arguments. Examples of critical question words are Can, Could, Would, Should.
Comparative questions are used to compare and contrast different things. Examples of comparative question words are Similar, Different, Like. Creative questions are used to generate new ideas or solutions. Examples of creative question words are Imagine, Create, Design. These examples are how to use, critical, comparative and creative questions.
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