Good teachers today often respond to a student question with the phrase "Google it, and you tell me the answer."
Not only are they teaching students to do their own research, but students love to be the ones with the answer - especially with an adult, it's a sense of empowerment.
Which brings me to a funny story of a Spanish teacher I had in school. Not the greatest of teachers, but at least he pointed out that we should seek to find answers for ourselves.
When somebody would ask a question in class, he'd respond (with his feet kicked up on the desk, and the baseball game on the radio):
"For one dollar, I'll tell you the answer. For fifty cents, I'll flip to the back of the book for you to find the answer..."