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Q: What does pickout the ones that are softballs mean?
A: Softballs can literally mean the ball that is used in the game of softball (google it) or it can figuratively refer to an easy question. For example, if an interviewer asks a political candidate a lot of easy questions, you will often hear the interviewer criticized for asking "softball" questions. So in your example, "pick out the ones that are softballs" most likely means "pick out the easy questions.

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