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Rhetorical Questions



rhetorical question is a question that is not asked in order to receive an answer from the reader.


It's written to make a point and hook the reader in to the text. 


Take a look at example rhetorical questions below:

What did the Romans ever do for us?


Have you ever thought about how electricity works in our homes?


Why don't you read on to find out?


Do you think the Romans were great inventors?




        Example rhetorical question openers

Read the following information below and think about rhetorical questions you could ask the reader based on the information.