Here is a similar question, but it is about answers: Should answers without references be removed by the mods?
I ask this for questions. Often, questions make assumptions and expect everyone to agree on those assumptions. Mostly, agreement exists but not always.
For example, this question starts with the assumption that "government employees have a separate pension fund". Most of us do know that this is true but there maybe cases where the question makes assumptions that are not "obvious" - especiallly in potential not-asked-in-good-faith questions.
Sometimes, on asking for reference in a comment, the questioner would oblige. But they have the power to ignore such a request.
I've even encountered an arrogant user who made a controversial claim in the question (which they expected everyone to agree on) - and when I asked for a reference on that claim, they replied with a straight up "No" - those comments have since been deleted.
My question is:
Should questions based on assumptions require references for those claims?
This does not have to be a strict requirement - just a guideline on "How to ask a good question" which users should be expected to follow at least when explicitly asked.