Passing variable through dynamic query

How do I get the below to return @AttendDate--currently, it returns 0

DECLARE
@AttendDate varchar(10) = '10/1/2013',
@SQLQuery nvarchar(max)

SET @SQLQuery = 'SELECT  
      
      ' + @AttendDate + '  AS AttendDate'

EXECUTE sp_executesql @SQLQuery


Thanks
barnescoAsked:
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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
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barnescoAuthor Commented:
I don't get it.
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SharathData EngineerCommented:
DECLARE
@AttendDate varchar(10) = '10/1/2013',
@SQLQuery nvarchar(max)

SET @SQLQuery = 'SELECT @AttendDate = ' + @AttendDate

EXECUTE sp_executesql @SQLQuery,N'@AttendDate VARCHAR(10) OUTPUT',@AttendDate = @AttendDate

SELECT @AttendDate
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