What Are Questions?
Questions are sentences that are used when we need an answer or are asking for information. In writing, questions are usually followed by a question mark.
We have two major types of questions in English:
Yes/no questions are those that need either a 'yes' or a 'no' as the answer.
Yes/No Questions: Formation
Modal verb + Subject + Main Verb
If we have no auxiliary or modal verbs, we add the auxiliary verb 'do', 'does', or 'did' to form questions:
If 'be' is used as the main verb of the sentence, we just need to change the place of the subject with the verb 'be'. We do not need an auxiliary verb. For example:
How to Form Wh-Questions
If the sentence has an auxiliary verb ('be', 'do' or 'have') or a modal verb, we form wh- questions using the structure below:
Wh- word + 'be', 'do' or 'have' + subject + main verb
Wh- word + modal verb + subject + main verb
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