Questions vs Interrogation - What's the difference?

questions | interrogation |


As nouns the difference between questions and interrogation

is that questions is (question) while interrogation is the act of interrogating or questioning; examination by questions; inquiry.

As a verb questions

is (question).

questions

English

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Noun

(head)
  • A game in which players must only say questions, and if they don't they lose. Below is an example of how to play.
  • A: Do you know the time?
    B: Can you wait a second while I look for my watch?
    A: Can't you just look at the clock?
    B: Where's the clock?
    A: What clock?
    B: Do you mean the clock on the wall or the one by the door?
    A: What door?
    B: Can you turn around to see the door?
    A: Turn around like this?
    B: Are there any other ways to turn around?
    A: Can you tell me the time yet?
    B: Do you want it the 12-hour or 24-hour format?
    A: Do you think I care?
    B: What does this number on my watch say?
    A: Can't you read numbers?
    B: Do you want to know the time or not?
    A: Of course I do!
    B: Yes, I've just won!
    A: You've won what?
    B: I've won questions !
    A: Ha, that time I won. One all! Game on!

    Verb

    (head)
  • (question)
  • ----

    interrogation

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of interrogating or questioning; examination by questions; inquiry.
  • A question put; an inquiry.
  • A point, mark, or sign, thus , indicating that the sentence with which it is connected is a question. It is used to express doubt, or to mark a query. Called also interrogation point.
  • Usage notes

    * Preposition under is generally used for the person or matter that is being investigated; Johnny is under interrogation about the last night's events.