# Wh- Questions

By in Grammar on June 23, 2016

Please choose the correct interrogative pronoun to complete the question.

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### Use

1. An auxiliary (be/have) or a modal verb (can/could/would) must be placed afterbefore  a wh- question and after a subject.

2. The wh- words that are used to make questions such as How (to ask for information about the way something is done, the way something happens).

3. The wh- words that are used to make questions such as When (to ask for information about time).

4. The wh- words that are used to make questions such as Where (to ask for information about place).

5. The wh- words that are used to make questions such as Which (to ask for information about a preference between two or more things).

6. The wh- words that are used to make questions such as Whom (to ask for information about people, as an object).

7. We usually repeat the auxiliary or the modal verb to answer the wh questions.

8. Wh questions are also called open questions because the possible answers to them are infinite.

9. The wh- words that are used to make questions such as Who (to ask for information about people, as a subject).

10. The wh- words that are used to make questions such as Why (to ask for a reason)

11. The wh- words that are used to make questions such as What (to ask for information about something).

12. The wh- words that are used to make questions such as Whose (to ask for information about who something belongs to).

13. Wh questions are also called yes/no questions because the possible answers to them are infinite.