Which came first - the question or the answer?

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  1. The Examiner-1 profile image74
    The Examiner-1posted 3 years ago

    Which came first - the question or the answer?

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    JThomp42posted 3 years ago

    I would have to say the question although the answer was available. smile

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image74
      The Examiner-1posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      How do we know that someone a while ago with a big ego did not go around giving everyone answers before they asked anything?

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      JThomp42posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      ?

  3. dashingscorpio profile image88
    dashingscorpioposted 3 years ago

    Only in the Jeopardy! game show does the answer come before the question.
    An answer is usually given in (response) to a question.

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image74
      The Examiner-1posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      What about one caveman saying, "Look at the monster!", before the other 'asks what it is?

    2. dashingscorpio profile image88
      dashingscorpioposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      "Look at the monster!" is not an answer anymore than someone pointing out the "big dipper" in the sky to you or saying: "Check this out!". If I ask "What is it?" I would then get an answer or explanation.

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    MasterDripperposted 3 years ago

    i will have to agree that questions are formed based on available answers

  5. mothersofnations profile image73
    mothersofnationsposted 3 years ago

    The answer is always there - it's the people that begin to question...

  6. nurse240 profile image61
    nurse240posted 3 years ago

    I would have to say the answer, only because I am a mom four times over and mom's have this ability. I always had psychic abilities with my kids. I always knew what their question was before they asked so I just answered first to save time. smile

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image74
      The Examiner-1posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      You are the first one to say that the answer came first! Amazing. I like your thinking.

    2. nurse240 profile image61
      nurse240posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      LOL smile

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