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Why is the first parameter of the Question.get in the main route an empty object?

Why is the first parameter of the Question.get in the main route an empty object? At min 2:40 in the video

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That is the Mongoose Model.find() parameter to find all Question documents in the collection. Leaving the object empty will return all Question documents. The object can be passed conditions to search for certain types of Questions depending on what the Question Model contains.

For example,

Question.find({ language: 'javascript' });