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What is the term called when you already know the answer to a question?

Do you mean asking a Rhetorical question? A rhetorical question is when you ask the audience or person a question you don't want an answer to. When you ask a question you already know the answer to, it's called a Known Answer Question. The original question is ambiguous. A rhetorical question tho' is a statement that is formulated as a question but is not supposed to be answered. A subtle difference that can make all the difference. Spot on "KAQ" tho.


What is the literary term for a question which already conatins the answer or hints at the answer?

"Begging the question". It mean that you already have to assume that the presumptions in the question are correct. For example. "What color are God's eyes?" begs the question that God exists---assumes that God exists and has eyes. A lot of people use this term incorrectly as a literary term for containing the answer in the question.


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