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What is a Double-Barreled Question?

 , March 28, 2016
A Double-Barreled Question is a question designed to mislead or influence by connecting two things that are unrelated. The term has a negative connotation and is often considered a political trick.
Overview: Double Barreled Question
DefinitionA question designed to mislead by unfairly connecting multiple things and requesting a single answer.
ExampleShould the government create jobs and cancel unfair trade agreements?
Did you finish your work before your boss fired you for always being late?
Also Known AsCompound Question
Related ConceptsClosed-Ended Question
Leading Question
Loaded Question
Suggestive Question
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