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The primary use of the question mark is to end interrogative sentences.When did he go into private practice? If this article were a work of the 1930s, not the 1990s, would we view it differently? And should we? Use the question mark to show doubt about specific data.Hippocrates (460?-375 bce) is often referred to as the Father of Medicine. Place the question mark inside the end quotation mark (see , Quotation Marks, Placement), the closing parenthesis, or the end bracket when the question mark is part of the quoted or parenthetical material.The patient asked her physician of 25 years, “Why

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