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Identify Leading Questions1:33 with Hope Armstrong
A leading question is prompts or encourages a desired answer. It can give you false data, so it is best to stay away from them. In this video, you'll learn how to identify leading questions so you can avoid them in your interviews.
- Leading questions - A question that prompts or encourages the desired answer
Leading question is a question that prompts or encourages the desired answer.
It can give you false data, so it is best to stay away from them.
Let's go over a few questions and see which ones are leading questions.
Would you rather go to the hassle of driving to a data dancing studio or
use this new, improved app on your phone?
The words new and improved hint that you think this is a better product.
Hence this is a leading question.
What did you think about that?
Well this might seem like a non-leading question, but it is a leading question.
It hints that you should think something about it,
while in fact you might not think anything about it.
Would you go to Spotify to find dancing music?
This is clear leading question.
It as if you are suggesting that Spotify is the place to go for music.
Whereas the participant may have another way to find music.
What's wrong with dancing studios?
This is a leading question hinting that you think something is wrong with this and
you're looking for the participant to agree with you.
Please tell me how you would respond to a push notification reminding you to dance.
Again, this is a leading question because you're hinting that there should be
a response from this participant to this notification.
With the knowledge of leading questions under your belt
let's jump into some other things to avoid as well
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