Grammar Aquarium




A question is a type of sentence, which asks for information.

Some questions require a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer.

They are called closed questions or yes-no questions.


Alternative questions need a reply connected to the question.
They offer a choice and they will contain the word ‘or’.

Remember, statements can often be turned into questions by simply adding a question mark.


Your Turn…

1. What is a question?
A type of word
A type of sentence
A punctuation mark

2. Which auxiliary verb is common to questions?

3. Which of the following is a questioning word?

4. Which of the following is a question?
How are you?
This cake is lovely.
Shut up!

5. Which punctuation mark is common to questions?
Inverted commas
Full stops
Question marks

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