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"そのことですか" is this some kind of expression?

As far as I can think of, verb(ta-form) + じゃない always means isn't it?/didn't you etc. When it is used as noun + じゃない, it can be ambiguous as in これは大発見じゃない = this is quite a discovery, isn't it? / this ...
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Casually asking whether something particular is the reason

I think あれをした is already not completely natural. If you are asking whether your past action is the reason, either you mention it as あれ (without した) or explicitly say what あれ is. Also, せい can be used ...
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Is 分じゃない a specific meaning?

I'm certain you have seen this type of "~じゃない?", which translates to "It's ~, isn't it?" ペンじゃない? It's a pen, isn't it? / It's a pen, no? Your understanding of 分 is just right. ...
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Are questions ending in は polite or plain?

As the first answer points out, all of your examples are already polite, but it's because the use of honorific prefixes. As I originally wrote in that first answer's comments, another situation where ...
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Are questions ending in は polite or plain?

This is already polite because of the use the prefix お. This is similar to お[名前]{なまえ}は or お[誕生日]{たんじょうび}は. "What's your name?", "When is your birthday?" ご[出身]{しゅっしん}は ("where ...
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