i am going to listen to radio
A. Short answers to yes/no questions:
In these dialogues, the long answer is given in parentheses. Look at the long answer and
then write the appropriate yes/no
question and short answer to complete each dialogue. Do not use a
negative verb in the question.
Do you know my brother?
No, I don’t. (I don’t know your brother.) 1. A:
Yes, __________ (Aspirin relieves pain.) 2. A:
No, __________ (Snakes don’t have legs.)
No, __________ (Snakes can’t move backwards.) 4. A:
Yes, __________ (The United States is in North America.) 5. A:
No, ___________ (I won’t be at home tonight.) B. Add the missing questions addressed to Pat by the recruitment officer in the following job
In Cape Town, South Africa, on 23rd of March 1980. (3)R.O.:
No, we moved to Durban when I was three.
Yes, I went to local schools until the age of 18. (5)R.O.:
No, my parents sent me to Britain. (6)R.O.:
Because they thought the tuition system at British universities would suit me better. (7)R.O.:
Manchester. I got a BA in accounting and finance there.
Oh, yes, I studied two foreign languages, Spanish and Russian. After my BA, that is. (9)R.O.:
Well, by taking odd jobs, serving food in restaurants, teaching English to foreigners, etc.
Yes, I would really like to be employed here. (11)R.O.:
Something in the range of 1,500 to 2,000 pounds a month.
C. Turn the statements in the following sentences into questions, replacing the underlined parts
by corresponding WH-words.
I am going to listen to the radio. Example:
I go to school with Peter. What
are you going to listen to? Who
do you go to school with? 1.
He was sitting on
a chair. 1.
Bill often plays with John. 2.
She was waiting for an invitation. 2.
She often writes to her English friend. 3.
He was cutting bread with a knife. 3.
Mrs.Lewis went to town with MissLane. 4.
They are talking about music. 4.
The repairman worked on the computer yesterday. 5.
The children played with a large ball. 5.
Mary spoke about her teacher. 6.
He is going to speak on philosophy. 6.
Mike watches TV with Henry. 7.
John is good at football. 7.
They do this work for Mr. Turner. 8.
He was thinking of his young days. 8.
Liz learns French with her brother. 9.
He thanked me for my help. 9.
Mary looks after her children. 10.
They are going to listen to a Mozart Symphony. 10.
Pete wrote a long letter.
He put on a blue sweater. Example:
She uses my pen.
sweater did he put on? Whose
pen does she use? 1.
He goes to a technical school. 1.
They paid for their lunch. 2.
He brought her a nice
I met Mary’s daughter. 3.
Tom asked the teacher a difficult
Charles slept in his mother’s bed. 4.
She writes with a red pen. 4.
She telephoned to Henry’s teacher. 5.
They sent him for Pilsner
I always look forward to Mary’s visit. 6.
She drove a Fiat. 6.
Henry goes out with my sister. 7.
An accident happened last week. 7.
Tony was driving Ann’s car. 8.
The burglar broke into Mr. Brown’s flat. 9.
It was impossible to save the driver’s life. 10.
She often looks at Bob’s photo.
D. Turn the statements in the following text into questions, replacing the underlined parts by
corresponding WH-words. (when, which, who, what, why, where, whose, how)
Congo Volcano: The Facts
Mount Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo is one of Africa’s most attractive
volcanoes. In all, there are eight volcanoes along the borders of Rwanda, Congo and Uganda.
Nyirangongo was last active in 1994, when a lava lake reappeared in its summit crater.
The latest eruption is more serious. Lava from Nyirangongo can travel at 60 kilometers per hour
and some of it might reach a nearby lake and do further damage.
Bill Evans of the US Geological Survey said lava could react with gas in the lake, with catastrophic
consequences. The gas is composed of carbon dioxide and methane and could suffocate local
people living around the lake.
Both Nyirangongo and another active volcano are located in the Virunga mountain range,
which straddles the Rwandan border. The pair are responsible for nearly two-fifths of Africa’s
E. Turn the statements in the following sentences into questions, replacing the parts in bold
by corresponding WH-words (when, who, what, where, how)
lives in a little village in the south of England.
John lives in a little village in the south
John lives in a little
village in the south of England.
always likes a cup of Viennese coffee after her dinner.
Jean always likes a cup of Viennese coffee
after her dinner.
Jean always likes a cup of Viennese coffee after her dinner
Lucy and Bill
have three children, lots of money and a beautiful house in the town centre.
Lucy and Bill have three
children, lots of money and a beautiful house in the town centre.
Lucy and Bill have three children, lots of money and a beautiful
house in the town centre.
Lucy and Bill have three children, lots
of money and a beautiful house in the town centre.
F. Complete the following questions, adding the most appropriate wh-word (when, which, who, what,
why, where, whose, how).
_____ form of English do you like best: British, American or Australian? 2.
_____ criminals should serve life sentences? 3.
_____ did the CIA suspect of terrorism? 4.
_____ is your cousin, a fashion model? 5.
_____of you are going to take early retirement? 6.
_____ caused the hurricane to change course all of a sudden? 7.
_____motorbike did you borrow, your dad’s? 8.
_____ were you talking to in that dark corner of the library? 9.
_____on earth are people prepared to risk their lives climbing Mount Everest? 10.
____can you possibly expect me to forgive you? 11.
____will humans visit the planet Mars?
____often have you been abroad?
G. Tag questions:
Add questions tags to the following statements, using contracted forms:
Kenny is being very naughty again_______? 2.
You can’t drive a lorry at all________? 3.
In some countries people eat horse meat______? 4.
It will take a long time before the situation is back to normal________? 5.
English spelling isn’t going to be changed_______? 6.
There have been more reports of incidents near the border______? 7.
Speed limits should be reduced in some areas______? 8.
You’ll be able to watch the children for half an hour while I fetch John from work_______? 9.
Deborah loves one of our local celebrities______? 10.
The Consul had been quite cooperative up to this point______? 11.
Put some decent trousers on, ______? They won’t let you into the restaurant in those old jeans. 12.
It seems to me, Minister, that the Government has broken all its pre-election promises regarding
H. Rewrite each question to make it less direct, but so that it is as similar in meaning as
possible to the original question.
Example: Who is responsible for street cleaning in this area?
Could you tell me
who is responsible for street cleaning in this area? 1.
Why did it take so long to deliver the parcel?
I’d like to know_________________________________. 2.
Why do you keep so many old cars outside your house?
Could I possibly ask you___________________________________? 3.
Which metro station should we go for the Eiffel tower?
Do you know_________________________________? 4.
Did Schumacher win yesterday’s race or not?
I wonder whether Schumacher__________________________.
I. Form question sentences with wh-elements to match the following answers.
Larry was accusing Fred and Jim was accusing Tony.
Who was accusing who(m)? 1.
Carol wants to visit an exhibition, and Joyce wants to visit an arts and crafts centre. 2.
I’ve put the letters on your desk and the photos on the dresser. 3.
Paul was driving 80 and Ralph 90 miles per hour. 4.
She ordered six of them for tomorrow and ten for next Sunday. 5.
I killed it with a spade, early this morning. 6.
It is going to take place in Singapore next month.
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