“The important thing is not to stop questioning.” Albert Einstein
What makes a question essential?
Becoming an active scholar requires knowing how to ask a good question and when to ask the right question and knowing how to find out the answer to that question. Below are a list of questions that might help you as you learn and study new topics.

What caused this?
What might happen next?
What would I have done?
How else can I explain this?
Is there a theory we can test?
Would changing the sequence affect anything?
How consistent is my reasoning?
Can we trust this source? Why or why not?
How can we modify this?
Do I agree with the author? Why or why not?
What are the consequences?
How else can this be done?
What do I mean by that?
Where can we go for help?