Wh type questions | Aster Classes

Wh type questions.

Framing Questions


A question is that form of a sentence which seeks confirmation or some information with regard to time, place, manner, reason, etc.
e.g. Do you have brothers and sisters? [Seeking confirmation: Yes or No]

When will the taxi arrive? [seeking information about time]

Where have you put my key? [seeking information about place]


How does she dance? [seeking information about manner]


Why is Ajith absent today? [seeking information about reason]


Some common words used to seek information are


What, when, where, why, how, whose, which, how much/many.


Exercise:

Frame questions for the following sentences so as to get the underlined answer:

Wh type questions.


The interrogative pronouns who, what, whom, whose, which and the interrogative adverbs where, when, why and how are used to frame information questions.
The structure ‘how + an adjective/adverb’ may also be used to frame information questions

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