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  • Lists of questions and answers relating to a particular subject.
  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Form

    • FAQs
  • Variants

    • Answers and questions
    • Frequently asked questions
    • Q & As
    • Q and As
    • Q&As
    • Questions and answers
  • Broader Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Genre terms : a thesaurus for use in rare book and special collections cataloging, via WWW, July 30, 2014(Questions and answers. Use for works consisting primarily of a series of questions and answers. BT Discoursive works. RT Catechisms)
    • found: Merriam-Webster online, July 30, 2014(FAQ: a document (as on a Web site) that provides answers to a list of typical questions that users might ask regarding a particular subject <check the FAQ>; also : a question included in such a document <a list of FAQs>)
    • found: Reitz, J.M. ODLIS : online dictionary for library and information science, July 30, 2014(FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions, a text file available online or in print, containing answers to commonly asked questions about a specific topic, that may serve as a mini-help file for inexperienced users of a computer system or software program. Usually maintained by one or more persons who have an active interest in the subject.)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 30, 2014(Frequently asked questions, abbreviated to FAQ, are listed questions and answers, all supposed to be commonly asked in some context, and pertaining to a particular topic. Depending on usage, the term may refer specifically to a single frequently asked question, or to an assembled list of many questions and their answers; FAQs; While the name may be recent, the FAQ format itself is quite old. For instance, Matthew Hopkins wrote The Discovery of Witches in 1647 as a list of questions and answers, introduced as "Certaine Queries answered". Many old catechisms are in a question-and-answer (Q&A) format.)
    • found: Q & A's for small business employers, via Occupational Safety & Health Administration website, July 30, 2014.
    • found: Official questions and answers (Q&A's) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program regulation (49 CFR 26), via United States Department of Transportation website, July 30, 2014(Q&As)
    • found: Compliance and Assistance Q and As, via Minnesota Department of Education website, July 30, 2014(Question-and-Answer documents (Q&As) on a variety of special education topics; Q&A documents)
  • General Notes

    • Lists of questions and answers relating to a particular subject.
  • Change Notes

    • 2014-12-01: new
    • 2015-12-07: revised
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