Nothing is wrong to be asked so. What is need is to give the answer. Etheir: "No am not" or "yes I am" and give more explanation if one desire to do so. I do not see any difference if one could ask: Are you smart? are you clever? are you intelligent? and so on and soforth!
We've got some weird names in Congress. Weiner, Boehner, Whitehouse and now a Flake.
Haha. Good for him.