Definition of Biased Question
A Biased Question is a question worded in such a way that a particular answer is favored over others.
Also a biased question makes assumptions that may or may not be true.
Examples of Biased Question
- Do you want to eat a hamburger or the usual vegetable sandwich?
This question is unfair, because it favors hamburger over vegetable sandwich.
- Is green your favorite color?
This question is asked based on an assumption, i.e. the person to whom this question is asked may or may not like green color. .
Video Examples: Biased Questions
Solved Example on Biased Question
Ques: Is the following question biased? Say yes or no. 'Do you watch movies directed by Steven Spielberg'?
Correct Answer: B
Step 1: No, the given question is not biased, because neither does it favor one answer over others nor does it make any assumption.
Real-world Connections for Biased Question
Usually companies use biased questions in their advertisements or marketing surveys to make people favor their products over others.