WH questions are very
common in English.

The lesson below shows
you how to use WH
questions correctlty.

The links at the side and
bottom take you to the
exercises.
STRUCTURE

WH questions in simple present use “do” or “be”:


WH Questions with "do"

WH   +   DO/DOES   +   SUBJECT    +   VERB

Examples:     
* Where do you work?
* When does she wake up?
* Who is your brother?   


WH Questions with "be"

WH   +   BE    +    SUBJECT

Examples:        
* Where are you from?
* Who is that man?
* When is your class?


WH Questions are similar to  
YES/NO questions, but they have
WH words at the start.

Let's look at an example:
Are you from Canada?
* Where
are you from?

Here are some example questions and answers:

* Where are you from?
* I am from Japan.

* What is your name?
* My name is Jacob.

* When do you wake up?
* I wake up at 7:30 am.

* Why are you angry?
* I am angry because I did not pass my exam.

WH Questions

Grammar Lessons
Simple Present
Question
Answer
Example
What
Thing
What is that?
When
Time
When is the game?
Who
Person
Who do you live with?
Where
Place
Where do you live?
Why
Reason
Why are you happy?
How
Directions/Feelings
How are you?
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Would you like more practice with WH questions? Try the
lesson and tests below:

WH Questions Lesson

WH Questions Test
WH Questions Test 2
Wh Questions Test 3
WH questions ask for information.

First, start with the 6 WH questions words:

WH Questions Lesson