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How to use 'Wh...' questions

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In English there are seven ‘Wh…’ questions.  Here’s what they are and how  they are used:

What is used for a thing.

‘What is it?’

Who is used for a person. Whose has the same meaning but it is always followed by a noun.

‘Who were you talking to?’

‘Whose car is that?’

Why is used for a reason.

‘Why were you late?’

When is used for a time or date

‘When did you start working here?’

Which is used for a choice.

‘Which do you prefer, tea or coffee?’

Where is used for a place.

‘Where do you live?’

How is used for an amount or the way.

‘How much does it cost?’

‘How do I get to the station?’

Complete these sentences using the correct ‘Wh…’ word.  

Try our '-ed' '- ing' adjective exercise

  • ___ school did you go to?




  • ___ old are you?




  • ___ did you go last night?




  • ___ didn't you go to Steve's party?




  • ___ wife is called Amanda?




  • ___ do you start university?




  • ___ do you call a 'spoon' in Spanish?