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Daily Prompt Trick Questions

Trick Questions

A Pulitzer-winning reporter is writing an in-depth piece – about you. What are the three questions you really hope she doesn’t ask you?


1. “I have not been able to find any information on that Nobel Prize that you won. Could you please direct me to a good source?”

2. [As she holds a picture of the famous person I am pretending to be…] “Your growth has truly been an inspiration to us all. Would you mind telling us how you became so much taller?”

3.  “You are put in a situation in which you can save only the life of your wife or your mother; the person you do not save will certainly die. Who do you save?”