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Interrogative sentences

Sentence construction
I
you
volleyball?
Do
we
football?
they play basketball?
he
the piano?
Doe
she
the drums?
s
it
TASK 1 - Write the correct form of the
verbs in the brackets on the lines. Then
write an interrogative sentence. Look at
the example below.
E.g.: They go to school. Do they go to
school?
She visits her grandma. Does she visit
her grandma?
1) John _________ the car. (clean)
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2) Viola _________ her hair. (brush)
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3) Mandy _________ the lunch. (cook)
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4) He _________. (cry)
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5) Patty and Billy _________ at the disco.
(dance)
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6) Dale _________ next to the lake. (fish)
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7) Tim _________ up at 7. (get)
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8) They _________ lunch at 1. (have)
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9) Ms Dew _________ the clothes. (iron)
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10)You _________ comics. (read)
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I
you
volleyball?
do
play
When
we
football?
Where
they
basketball?
How
he
the piano?
does she play the drums?
it
Task 2 Rewrite the sentences into
interrogative ones. Look at the examples of
task 1.
1) April never dresses in her room.
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2) They often play basketball.
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3) Mum washes up in the evenings.
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4) We enter the room.
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5) Tiny seldom fetches the ball.
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6) The disco finishes at 2 a.m.
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7) Mother and father usually help me.
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8) I clean my teeth twice a day.
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9) The children always do their homework.
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10)Ben misses the bus every morning.
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Task 3 Underline the signal words in task
2. Then write them on the line below.
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Task 4 - Change the following sentences into


interrogative then give short answers
according to the sign. Look at the examples.

Task 5 Collect as many question words as


you can. Write them on the lines with their

Be careful with to be and have got.

1) _____________
2) _____________
3) _____________
4) _____________
5) _____________
6) _____________
7) _____________
8) _____________
9) _____________
10) _____________
11) _____________
12) _____________

They dance a lot. Do they dance a lot?


Yes, they do.
She swims fast. Does she swim fast? No,
she doesnt.

1) I am a doctor.
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2) We have dinner at 6 oclock.
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3) Father often buys some food.
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4) Mrs Canter always gives us a test.
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5) Sam wants an ice-cream.
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6) Henry sleeps in his bed.
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7) Tom and Mary catch a cold easily.
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8) Paul learns English.
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9) It costs $20.
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10)
Tina makes the bed.
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WARNING! USEFUL INFORMATION
If you ask about the subject of the sentence,
you have to use 3rd personal singular form of
the verb. AND Dont use any auxiliary verb
because the word order is the same as in an
affirmative sentence.
e.g.: Who asks me?
What comes there?

meanings in your mother tongue.


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Task 6 - Ask questions about the


underlined words.

1) We walk to the house.


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2) She wants a drink.
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3) The children wash their face.
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4) I have got twelve pens on the table.
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5) My sister watches TV every Friday.
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6) We wish you a good day.
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7) Everybody goes to work.
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8) Ben and Jim collect postcards.
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9) They always wait for the tram.
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10)
Kristy arrives at 8 oclock.
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11)
We are very tired.
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12)
Bryan is fine today.
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13)
Betty makes tea for her doll.
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14)
You always use my pen.
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15)
Tony writes poems.
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Task 7 Match the questions and the answers. Write the correct letters into the boxes
provided.

1) How old are you?


2) Where are you from?
3) What is your name?
4) What colour is your bicycle?
5) How often do you visit your grandma?
6) Who are you?
7) Where do you always sit?
8) When do you have lunch?
9) Why doesnt she come to the disco?
10) How many pets have you got?
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Task 8 Write the questions for these


answers. Look at the example below.

e.g.: When do you start school?


I start school at half past 7.
1) ______________________________
She lives in New York.
2) ______________________________
I cook dinner in the kitchen.
3) ______________________________
Paul works in a bank.
4) ______________________________
They go to bed at ten oclock.
5) ______________________________
They have lunch at home.
6) ______________________________
Ernest collects baseball cards.
7) ______________________________
Sam drinks milk for his breakfast.
8) ______________________________
George watches TV in the living-room.
9) ______________________________
She gets up at six oclock.
10)
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I go to the library.

A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H

At 1 p.m.
Because she works a lot.
Im Tims brother.
Two. A dog and a parrot.
On the bench.
Jennie Rendon.
12.
Twice a week.
I From France.
J Blue and grey.
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Task 9 What is the question? To give you


some more help the verbs are in the
brackets. Look at the example:
e.g.: Grandma. (visit) Who do you visit?
1) _______________________________
From New Castle. (be)
2) _______________________________
In the bathroom. (wash your face)
3) _______________________________
A blue pen. (have got)
4) _______________________________
At half past 6. (get up)
5) _______________________________
Every day. (play football)
6) _______________________________
Ten. (be)
7) ______________________________
Because I always work late. (have dinner at 9)
8) ______________________________
Three times a day. (clean your teeth)
9) ______________________________
Red. (be)
10)______________________________
A dog. (eat bones)
11) ______________________________
At 5 p.m. (finish work)
12)______________________________
Mary Ellen. (be)

SOLUTION
TASK 1

1) John cleans the car. Does John clean the car?


2) Viola brushes her hair. Does Viola brush her hair?
3) Mandy cooks the lunch. Does Mandy cook the lunch?
4) He cries. Does he cry?
5) Patty and Billy dance at the disco. Do Patty and Billy dance at the disco?
6) Dale fishes next to the lake. Does Dale fish next to the lake?
7) Tim gets up at 7. Does Tim get up at 7?
8) They have lunch at 1. Do they have lunch at 1?
9) Ms Dew irons the clothes. Does Ms Dew iron the clothes?
10)
You read comics. Do you read comics?
Task 2
1)
2)
3)
4)

Does April never dress in her room?


Do they often play basketball?
Does mum wash up in the evenings?
Do we enter the room?
5) Does Tiny seldom fetch the ball?
6) Does the disco finish at 2 a.m?
7) Do mother and father usually help me?
8) Do I /you clean my / your teeth twice a day?
9) Do the children always do their homework?
10)
Does Ben miss the bus every morning?

Task 3

never, often, in the evenings, seldom, at 2 a.m, usually, twice a day, always, every morning

Task 4

1) Am I /Are you a doctor? Yes, you are / I am.


2) Do we / you have dinner at 6 oclock? No, you /we dont.
3) Does father often buy some food? Yes, he does.
4) Does Mrs Canter always give us a test? Yes, she does.
5) Does Sam want an ice-cream? No, he doesnt.
6) Does Henry sleep in his bed? Yes, he does.
7) Do Tom and Mary catch a cold easily? Yes, they do.
8) Does Paul learn English? No. he doesnt.
9) Does it cost $20? Yes, it does.
10)
Does Tina make the bed? No, she doesnt.
Task 5 Here I just set out the list of question words that can be the solution.

Who? What? When? Where? How? Why? How many? How much? How old? What colour? Which?
How often? Whose?

Task 6

1) Who walks to the house?


2) What does she want?
3) What do the children do?
4) How many pens have I /you got on the table?
5) When does my sister watch TV?
6) Who do we / you wish a good day?
7) Where does everybody go to?
8) What do Ben and Jim collect?
9) What do they always wait for?
10)
When does Kristy arrive?
11)
How tired are we / you?
12)
How is Bryan today?
13)
What does Betty make tea for?
14)
Whose pen do you always use?
15)
What does Tony do?
Task 7
1
G

2
I

3
F

4
J

5
H

6
C

7
E

8
A

9
B

10
D

Task 8
1) Where does she live?
2) Where do I /you cook dinner?
3) Where does Paul work?
4) When do they go to bed?
5) Where do they have lunch?
6) What does Ernest collect?
7) What does Sam drink for his breakfast? For what does Sam drink milk? / What does Sam drink
milk for?
8) Where does George watch TV?
9) When does she get up?
10)Where do I / you go (to)?
Task 9 They are just example solutions.
1) Where are you from?
2) Where do you wash your face?
3) What have you got?
4) When do you get up?
5) When do you play football?
6) How old are you?
7) Why do you have dinner at 9?
8) How often do you clean your teeth?
9) What colour is your book?
10)What eats bones?
11) When do you finish work?
12)What is your name? / Who are you?