What to do if you dont know the answer to a question?

What to do if you dont know the answer to a question?

One of the most common fears people have when public speaking is, what if I am asked a question and I don’t know the answer. Here are some simple solutions for 3 common situations. 1. During an educational lecture If a student or audience member asks a question and you don’t know the answer, during a less formal presentation, a good response is:

When do you Say I have a few questions?

Use this phrase when you want further information from someone. I have a few questions for the witness. I have a few questions about one of your fares last night. I have a few questions about your neighbor, Gabriel Osbourne. I have a few questions about my father. And I have a few questions for you. I just need a couple minutes of your time.

When do you Say No to a question?

If the topic is deeply personal, complicated, emotional, or inappropriate for the setting, you can confidently tell the other person that you don’t want to answer the question. In fact, you can always say “no” to answering questions that make you feel uncomfortable.

How many questions are in the big festival quiz?

I wanted to put together a 50-question festival quiz. If, like me, you’ve been joining a lot of quizzes over the last few weeks, and not knowing any of the answers, then this could be the quiz for you. Festival trivia lovers unite!

One of the most common fears people have when public speaking is, what if I am asked a question and I don’t know the answer. Here are some simple solutions for 3 common situations. 1. During an educational lecture If a student or audience member asks a question and you don’t know the answer, during a less formal presentation, a good response is:

When is it appropriate to say I don’t know?

When ‘I don’t know’ is appropriate A friend once told me she attended a meeting at a huge stadium with the Dali Lama. Someone from the crowd asked him, “What’s the secret to happiness.” He paused, a hush fell over the crowd. You could hear a pin drop. He responded with a chuckle, “I don’t know.” The entire audience burst out in laughter.

How many questions to ask someone to get to know them?

A world of conversation starters. Whether it’s a coworker, acquaintance, or just someone you want to get to know a little better, it can be hard to make a connection with people. Not to worry though, I’m here to help with more than 200 questions to get to know someone.

  1. Repeat or paraphrase the question out loud.
  2. Ask clarifying questions.
  3. Admit you don’t know the full answer.
  4. Provide what information you do have.
  5. Promise you will find the answer and come back to the questioner.
  6. Ask the questioner how to best reach him, if you don’t know how.
  7. Ask the group to continue the presentation.

Is it okay to say I don’t know in an interview?

It’s perfectly fine to say, “I don’t think I understand the question. That will give you a better sense of what they’re looking for and you can respond more broadly to that topic if you’re unable to answer the question outright.

Can you answer a question you don’t know the answer to?

One of the toughest situations you may get is someone asking you a question you don’t know the answer to. Well, don’t fret about it , there are ways around the problem which will help you avoid a fate worse than death. Read along, but first some things you should not do when facing such a situation.

Do you ask the first question or the second question?

(The first question introduces the topic of missing home, the second one asks a more specific question about it. The listener answers the second question.) We sometimes use yes-no questions one after the other. The first question is an introduction to the topic and the speaker usually knows the answer.

How often do you ask two questions together?

In speaking, we sometimes ask two questions together. The first question is just an introduction for the listener. We use these especially when we don’t want to be too direct: [1] What do you think about this building? [2]

Do you ask a yes or no question?

We sometimes use yes-no questions one after the other. The first question is an introduction to the topic and the speaker usually knows the answer. The second question is more specific. Are you driving to college tomorrow?

(The first question introduces the topic of missing home, the second one asks a more specific question about it. The listener answers the second question.) We sometimes use yes-no questions one after the other. The first question is an introduction to the topic and the speaker usually knows the answer.

When to use ” don’t know ” as an answer?

Ditto, if you are surveying an audience that has every possibility of not knowing the answer. For instance, if you are asking your customers to rate your helpdesk, it makes sense to add a “DK/NO” if you are not 100% sure that every customer has had contact with the helpdesk.

Do you know the answer to the question DK or no?

After all, it is assumed that a “DK/NO” only attracts those respondents that truly do not know the answer to the question or do not have an opinion on the surveyed topic. Yet, you can never be 100% certain that an opinionated respondent will not opt for the “DK/NO” option. As a result, the initial assumptions do not hold.

Do you think Jesus knows his second coming?

Jesus, now exalted in Heaven, surely knows all, including the timing of His Second Coming. Recommended Resource: God the Son Incarnate: The Doctrine of Christ by Stephen Wellum. More insights from your Bible study – Get Started with Logos Bible Software for Free!