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WH Question Words Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the WH Question Words page in our Vocabulary section.

1. Which question word is used for asking about time?

where
when
how
a) where b) when c) how

2. Choose the correct question word: "I can't find my glasses. _______ are they?"

What
How
Where
a) What b) How c) Where

3. "I wasn't listening. _______ did she say?"

How
What
Why
a) How b) What c) Why

4. "Why did they go there?" means the same as "What did they go there _______?"

for
with
to
a) for b) with c) to

5. I pointed at the phone I wanted to buy and said, "_______ is that one?"

How many
How much
What cost
a) How many b) How much c) What cost

6. After they'd checked the cinema listings, Mario said, " _______ one do you want to see?"

How
What
Which
a) How b) What c) Which

7. To find out the reason for something, we usually ask a question that begins with

How
What
Why
a) How b) What c) Why

8. Jenny made a suggestion. She said, "_______ we go for a walk?"

Why didn't
Why don't
Why do
a) Why didn't b) Why don't c) Why do

9. There was a phone on the floor, so I picked it up and said, "_______ phone is this?"

Whose
Whom
Who
a) Whose b) Whom c) Who

10. "How come?" is a more informal way of saying

Why?
What?
Which?
a) Why? b) What? c) Which?

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