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1. Questions for clarification:

  • Why do you say that?
    • E.g."people have become lazier" - more modern technology has been introduced which has made people lazier
  • Could you explain that answer further?
  • What led you to that judgement?
  • Why did you come to that conclusion? 
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2. Questions that challenge assumptions:

  • Is this always the case?
  • What could we assume instead?
  • How can you verify or disapprove that assumption?
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3. Questions that probe reasons and evidence:

  • What evidence do you have to support that view?
  • Is there any other information that would help support this?
  • Could we challenge that evidence?
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4. Questions about Viewpoints and Perspectives:

  • What would be an alternative?
  • What is another way to look at it?
  • Would you explain why it is neccessay or beneficial, and who benefits?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of...?
  • How are...and...similar?
  • What is a counterargument for...?
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5. Questions that probe implications and consequen

  • What generalisations can you make?
  • What are the consequences of that assumption?
  • What are the long-term implications of this?
  • However, what if.......happened?
  • What are you implying?
  • How does.....affect.....?
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