Synonyms for Query:

n.

put someone on the spot, pick someone's brains, put to. rhetorical question, questionnaire, leading question. demand for answers (noun)
inquiry, problem, question, interrogation.
enquiry (noun)
exploration.
query (noun)
enquiry, interrogation, question, inquiry.
question (noun)
examination, exploration, contemplation, inquest, interpellation, interrogation.
request (noun)
invitation, wish, plea, bid, demand, request, want, inquiry, summons, urge, petition, entreaty, probe, desire, appeal, requisition, solicitation, question.

v.

ask (verb)
challenge, inquire, dispute, interrogate, quiz, catechize, examine.
communication (verb)
question.
question (verb)
explore, challenge, canvass, debate, investigate, poll, dispute, contemplate, ask, interpolate, delve, examine, interrogate, catechize, quiz, survey.
request (verb)
invite, plead, inquire, seek, solicit, summon.

Other synonyms:

rhetorical question, questionnaire, leading question. enquire
explore.
question
ask.
Other relevant words:
questionnaire, leading question, enquiry.