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This tag for questions about, well, questions: how to ask, whether specific questions are appropriate, and so forth.

What is a question?

A question is something that needs or want to be answered. A question is a someone trying to acquire knowledge about something.

From Wikipedia we can read that:

Questions are normally put forward or asked using interrogative sentences. However they can also be formed by imperative sentences, which normally express commands.

What guidelines can a user follow to properly present a question at any SE site?

Man has made some machines that can answer questions provided the facts are profusely stored in them, but we will never be able to make a machine that will ask questions. The ability to ask the right question is more than half the battle of finding the answer.

Thomas J. Watson (1874-1956)

So, how can a user present the right question to the problem at hand? From the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites, there are some good clarifications on the subject:

How can I improve my changes of success?

Other useful topics can be found on the mentioned FAQ, as to help you improve your changes of success:

Before placing a question

Before placing a question, please look around to see if your question has been asked before.

You have a vast number of options available, to perform a quick search and find out if your question has been asked before.

Take note that questions may be related with one another, even if the particulars of the problem aren't the same, the solution may work for both scenarios.