1.4.2 Grammar spot - Questions

Questions with question words

1.Question words are:
  • what
  • where
  • when
  • which
  • who
  • how
  • why
  • whose
Where is the school?
What are you talking about?
Why are you angry?
How can i go to the city centre?

2. What, which and when can be together with a noun
What kind of music do you like?
Which jacket do you want?
Whose car is this?
What size of jeans do you have?

3. Which is generally used when there are few choices.
Which is your car? The Ferrari or Maserati?
This rules can be false.
What or Which drink do you like?

4.How can be followed by an adjective or an adverb.
How stupid is this thing?
How fast is your motobike?

How can also be followed by much or many.
How much is the pizza?
How many languages do you speak?

Questions without question words
The answer is simply Yes or No
Are you Italian? Yes, I am or No I am not
Is she married? Yes, She is or No She is not
Does he drink alcool? Yes, he is or No he is not
Can you come here? Yes, I can or No I can not