(if you can think of a better title please change it, I know it's bad)
Is there a name for an answer to a question that does nothing but rephrase the question in an answer form? For example, if you were asked something that you didn't know the answer to and were trying to be funny / intentionally not helpful.
Q: What is a dog house?
A: It's a house for dogs.
Q: What is the typeDefinitionAccessCode variable used for?
A: It's used to store the access code of the type definition.