1) Wh-words are used to ask questions. They are often used at the beginning of a question. The answer to these questions requires more information than just a ‘yes’ or ‘reply’.
‘Who’ is used for persons.
Who is she?
Who are the ones who can help us?
‘What’ is used for people, plants, things and animals.
What is crawling up your leg?
What are the things we need to bring?
‘Which’ is used for people, plants, animals and things of a limited number.
‘Which’ is also used for questions that require a choice to be made.
Which dress did she buy?
Which do you want, the blue or green shawl?
‘ Where’ is used to ask about a place.
Where is the girl?
Wher are my friends?
‘When’ is used to ask about time.
When is the train arriving?
When are your holidays?
‘Why’ is used to ask for a reason.
Why is Mary late?
Why are my friends not here yet?
‘ How’ is used to ask about the way an action is done or the condirion of someone.
How far is the village from here?
How do you bake a sponge cake?
1) _________ is the man standing across the road?
2) Do you know ____________ cats like?
3) “____________ are my jewels?” the lady screamed.
4) ______________ are you returning home?
5) Do you know ____________ they are going to do this evening?
6) ____________ colour do you prefer, blue or red?
7) ___________ has completed his homework?
8) May I know __________ the time is ?
9) ______________ should we do about that broken chair, Mum?
10) ______________ neighborhood is closer to the city, Taman Aman or Taman Permai?