abbr. (alternative spelling of Q and A English)
Q & A, generally meaning " Questions and answers", also known as "Frequently asked questions" ( FAQ), can also refer to:
Q&A was a database and word processing software program for IBM PC-compatible computers published by Symantec and partners from 1985 to 1998. It was written by a team headed by Symantec founder Dr. Gary Hendrix, Denis Coleman, and Gordon Eubanks.
Released by Symantec in 1985 for MS-DOS computers, Q&A's flat-file database and integrated word processing application is cited as a significant step towards making computers less intimidating and more user friendly. Among its features was a natural language search function based on a 600 word internal vocabulary.
Q & A is a 1990 American crime film written and directed by Sidney Lumet, based on a novel by New York State Supreme Court judge Edwin Torres. It stars Nick Nolte, Timothy Hutton and Armand Assante.
Q&A is an independently released album by the Chicago-based band Office in 2005.
Q&A is an Australian television panel discussion program, broadcast on ABC hosted by news journalist Tony Jones. The show usually broadcasts on Monday nights at 9:35, and has run since 2008. Its format is similar to Question Time on the BBC and Questions and Answers on RTÉ.
Q&A is an American television series on the C-SPAN network. Each Q&A episode is a one-hour formal face-to-face interview with a notable person, hosted by C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb. Typical guests on the show include journalists, politicians, authors, doctors and other public figures. C-SPAN’s criteria for guests is that they have a personal story and can teach the viewer something.
Q&A airs on Sunday nights at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Eastern Time, and the C-SPAN website features videos and transcripts of all past interviews.
"Q&A" is the fifth episode of the second season of the American television drama series Homeland, and the 17th episode overall. It originally aired on Showtime on October 28, 2012.
The original broadcast was watched by 2.07 million viewers which marked an all-time high for the series. Along with Dexter, it was the first time two Showtime programs topped two million viewers in the same night.
The episode was cited by multiple publications as one of the best television episodes of 2012.
Usage examples of "q&a".
The majority of the partygoers were Tizarin, but there were enough Enterprise regulars around to spot Q and promptly start to back away.
Picard glared at him, but Q serenely sipped the synthehol from his glass.
She crossed her hands in front of herself, palms upward, as if trying to ward Q off in some bizarre fashion.
Whereas the argument between Picard and Q was merely drawing a great deal of curiosity and interest from the partygoers, the sound of an angry Klingon, on the other hand, was more than enough to frighten a goodly number of people.
The power of the Q knew no boundaries, and there was certainly no place on the ship that she could bring her mother that would be safe.
Picard and Q headed for the door, the crowd parting to let them through.
The Ten-Forward hostess, who was still preoccupied with Q, merely shrugged.
It had taken a long time for Picard or anyone else to believe that Q was genuinely helpless.
But the bottom line was that Q could do what he felt like, and despite his statements to the contrary, Picard had a feeling Q was going to stay whether Picard told him to or not.
This notion held until they walked into the Ten-Forward lounge, where Q was standing, regaling listeners with embarrassing moments that Picard would much rather have forgotten.
At the moment, Q was mentioning how Picard had tried to maintain his dignity with hot chocolate poured all over his uniform.
And across the way, Lwaxana Troi was eyeing Q in a way that had Picard seen it, might have prompted him to shut down the entire celebration no matter how much Starfleet wished to keep the Tizarin happy.
She turned and regarded Q for a moment, who was still under the watchful eyes of Picard, Worf, and Riker.
Picard for a moment, so distracted was he by trying to anticipate what Q might do in the near future.
He saw Riker take a short step to his right, blocking a direct path between Worf and Q, and was grateful for this.