Questions, Multiple

Asking a series of questions without waiting for the answers. For example, ‘Can you deliver within 24 hours, do you offer an emergency delivery service, and do you use your own vehicles for delivery, or do you use a carrier?’ This is almost invariably counterproductive. Good practice is to ask each question individually and wait for the response before posing the next question; otherwise the other party may not answer all of the questions. See also Question, Probing.

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