BIASED QUESTION

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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. .

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Solved Example on Biased Question

Ques: Is the following question biased? Say yes or no. 'Do you watch movies directed by Steven Spielberg'?

    Choices:
    A. Yes
    B. No
    Correct Answer: B

Solution:

    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.

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