If you ask a question, you'd be the asker and the other party would be the ____.
I thought of "askee", but this is not a word.
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I think the appropriate choice is audience as in the following examples:
Who is audience of the question? (Depends on the question. For the question, 'What is a 7th grade student's favorite color?', the audience is 7th grade students.)
feel that the intended audience of The Question Book is young, professional and quite possibly male. Almost twenty pages of the book's 160 ...