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To be true, something is in accordance with reality or is genuine, when something is false, it is not in accordance with reality. If you are asking a question, the question in itself exists and hence is true. A question can not be false because it is not stating something to be true, it can however question whether or not something is true or false, a question in itself (by definition at least) is not false.

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But what if I asked... "When you were going to pay me back the $23000 you owe me"?
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Well, in that case, you aren't stating anything false in your question. Your question is "when will you pay me back $23000?" There's nothing which makes your question false. Your question is real and hence is true
The answer to a question can be true or false but a question is true (by definition since it is real).
If you ask "I am a male, aren't I?" the answer would be false but your question isn't false, it does not present any false information, though you stated you were a male, you questioned it and so you made clear that you were not trying to impose that you are male as if it were fact.
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ddx001 has a good justification for why a question is true. A question might not be either of the two but by definition and what makes a question a question, a question is true.
A question can not be false because of what a question is and what the definition of false is.
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ok, "when will you pay me back the $23000 you owe me"?
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Ok:
There are 2 cases,
1) What you are saying is true and you did lend me $23000, if that is true then the question is true.
2) If I don't actually owe you $23000, then the part about me owing you $23000 may be false.
But the question itself is real, it exists even though what you are asking me is false.
Suppose, I ask you "Why is my hair red?" even though my hair is black. You might answer, Your hair isn't red, it is black. Since the question has an answer, it is true. If a question were false, it would be un-answerable.
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I want to make sure that it's known that I am just having fun.....I've talked to more people on here today than I have in my whole life... I'm more interested in how others think, not what they think...
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Where can I find a false question?
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Oh ok, sorry for taking your question (which is true) seriously.
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I don't know, I thought false questions didn't exist!
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What's an example of a false question?
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I'm sorry, false questions don't exist.
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I can't paste it here... but if you look up false dilemma. ..I think you will be amused...look at the Wikipedia version
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Ok, since we are currently involving two extreme cases of this question :
Is a question True or false?
What are other non-extreme possibilities?
If it's not true, what can it be?
If it's not false, what can it be?
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This is very good reasoning,
False dilemma is hard to apply in the case of this question.
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Yes TiffanyHwang337,
False dilemma is hard to apply to this question because if we do not consider the 2 extreme cases, there are very little or no other cases to consider. Also only 2 cases were provided to consider as part of the question (even though the question doesn't omit the consideration of other non-extremes).
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I think there are no false questions..because no one has thought of one...I have to research questions, fact and fiction and reality now...and then consult with myself. ..and then ....sit...and i think i can come up with a false question. ...I'm going to think about it now right before I go 2 sleep...it might take me a while. ..but ill come up with something just you wait..
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"A question asked by someone who doesn't care about the answer, only about the logic Put into the answer" i. e "is a question True or False", is a False Question :)
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Maybe,
Well good luck
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If the answer is "the question is false" though the question is not false, the answer is false not the question
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Well I'm off to bed so if you find an example, I'll see it in the morning
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yes but that was just an example of a false question...it is not the topic...you can't solve an example, it is a problem already solved.. But we now know what false question are. Questions that truly have no purpose in life other than 2 provoke the mind to think outside the box. This is the best definition you'll ever get i assure you...
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It is True and False.

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But something that is true and false....could not exist at the same time...it would some how....contradict itself...so...it wouldn't be a question at all...
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To ask a question is to search for education & certain truths. The person asking may be looking for more than simple facts, and rote answers. How an individual answers may reveal more than more direct tactics. Inverse : The question itself may reveal something about the one asking.

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Are you sure you're not a Guru?
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While not officially licensed, I do have minor credibility. I am a soldier, a wife, a mother, and one who still remembers life as a child, and a geek/nerd with like siblings with loving parents. My perspective is one of many. I hope you find your answer soon.
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Hi, Ur:) All questions include both a context, and a premise. No context can be considered false, as the context is the root of the questioner's curiosity. But the premise can be false. Better known as a 'loaded question'. To state an uncertain reality as truth, for instance. A question that begins with, say, How does Santa Clause visit every home in the world on Christmas Eve? It preassumes that Santa Clause already exists, though we know that isn't so. To answer that question in it's context, you must defer to it's premise being correct. There are no false answers to false questions. Generally, and for the sake of language arts, questions are inquisitive functions, and not statements or exclamations, and therefore they are considered neutral.

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This answer is false.

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A question is a question neither true nor false until it is answered

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