wh questions
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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WH Questions

Business English
WH questions ask for
information.  They are
different than
Yes/No
questions.  

There are 6 different WH
question words:
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 except they
have WH words at the start.

Examples:
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.





Try practicing
WH questions with these tests:

WH Questions Test

WH Questions Test 2

WH Questions Test 3