Types of Questions

Open Questions

Open a subject.

“How do you feel about…?”

Closed Questions

Gather and confirm specific facts.

“Do you want me to…?”

Focusing Questions

Focus on a topic that has been raised.

“You mentioned… earlier. What is the best way to acheieve this?”

Probing Questions

Explore a subject in more depth.

“Can you give me an example of…?”

Reflective Questions

Reflect on what has been said to confirm shared understanding.

“It seems you are suggesting… Is that right?”

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