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Ask it right - Auxiliary Verbs in questions

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Read through the following questions; each one is missing an auxiliary verb. Choose the correct verb for each question.

Auxiliary verbs (also known as 'helping verbs') include be, do and have. They are used along with the main verb in a sentence to make questions, negative statements, passives and tenses.

In this question, "Do you like Chinese food?" do is the auxiliary verb, like is the main verb.

In questions, auxiliary verbs come before the subject - in our example question, you is the subject.

If you need some help with auxiliary verbs, use this page: What are auxiliary verbs?

  • ___ they going now?

  • Has he ___ his homework?

  • ___ you call me later?

  • Where ___ she sleep?

  • ___ it snow here often?

  • ___ she left before you arrived?

  • ___ your parents speak English?

  • What time ___ he come home?

  • ___ you living here last year?

  • Will ___ going by train?