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 for interrogation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Interrogation \In*ter`ro*ga"tion\, n. [L. interrogatio: cf. F.
     interrogation.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. The act or process of interrogating or questioning;
        examination by questions; an instance of interrogating;
        inquiry.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A question put; an inquiry.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A point, mark, or sign, thus [?], indicating that the
        sentence with which it is connected is a question. It is
        used to express doubt, or to mark a query. Usually called
        a question mark; called also interrogation point.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     Note: In works printed in the Spanish language this mark is
           not only placed at the end of an interrogative
           sentence, but is also placed, inverted [as thus
           ([iques])], at the beginning.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  interrogation
      n 1: a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply; "he asked a
           direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his
           interrogations" [syn: question, interrogation,
           interrogative, interrogative sentence]
      2: a transmission that will trigger an answering transmission
         from a transponder
      3: formal systematic questioning [syn: interrogation,
         examination, interrogatory]
      4: an instance of questioning; "there was a question about my
         training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
         [syn: question, inquiry, enquiry, query,
         interrogation] [ant: answer]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  48 Moby Thesaurus words for "interrogation":
     Socratic method, asking, bone of contention,
     bringing into question, catechetical method, catechism,
     catechization, catechizing, challenge, cross-examination,
     cross-interrogatory, cross-question, debating point, demand,
     dispute, examination, feeler, grilling, inquiring, inquiry,
     inquisition, interpellation, interrogative, interrogatory,
     investigation, issue, leader, leading question, moot point,
     point at issue, point in question, probing, problem, pumping,
     query, querying, question, question at issue, question mark,
     questioning, quiz, quizzing, quodlibet, seeking, third degree,
     topic, trial balloon, vexed question
  
  

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