WH questions
Os seguintes pronomes são usados em inglês para fazer perguntas abertas, ou seja, perguntas que não podem ser respondidas com “sim” ou “não”. São chamados de question words , wh words ou wh questions, uma vez que quase todos começam por Wh.
What – O quê, Qual
Who – Quem
When – Quando
Where – Onde
Why – Por quê
Whose – De quem
Which – Qual
How – Como
Além disso, ainda há a partir dessas palavras: How old are you? (Quantos anos você tem?); What time is it? (Que horas são?); How many children have you got? (Quantos filhos vocês têm?); etc.

Exercicios!

Exercises
Complete the text with possible Wh words:

*As respostas do exercício encontram-se abaixo do mesmo. Resolva as questoes e confira.

Hi, Bob. __________are you?
Not bad._________was your Christmas?
It was Fantastic!
Oh! _________did you do?
I went home for Christmas.
_________is your house?
It is in Australia.
__________long did you go for?
I spent three wonderful weeks there.
___________did you leave?
I left on December 15th.
__________did you do in Australia?
I saw my family and friends and visited all my favorite places.
_________far is it to Australia?
It’s eight and a half hours by plane.
_________airline did you take?
I took Singapore Airlines.
__________didn’t you take Australia – Asia Airline?
Because they were booked out.
____________did you get back?
I got back yesterday.
___________met you at the airport?
My brother met me.
____________did you do on Christmas Day?
We had a big party at my parents house.
__________attended the party?
My whole family came. Everybody was there except for my sister. She couldn’t come.
_________ not?___________was she?
She was in another city.
___________city was she in?
She was here, in Chai Yi. She had come to spend Christmas with me.

Hi, Bob. __________are you? (HOW)
Not bad._________was your Christmas? (HOW)
It was Fantastic!
Oh! _________did you do? (WHAT)
I went home for Christmas.
_________is your house? (WHERE)
It is in Australia.
__________long did you go for? (HOW)
I spent three wonderful weeks there.
___________did you leave? (WHEN)
I left on December 15th.
__________did you do in Australia? (WHAT)
I saw my family and friends and visited all my favorite places.
_________far is it to Australia? (HOW)
It’s eight and a half hours by plane.
_________airline did you take? (WHAT)
I took Singapore Airlines.
__________didn’t you take Australia – Asia Airline? (WHY)
Because they were booked out.
____________did you get back? (WHEN)
I got back yesterday.
___________met you at the airport? (WHO)
My brother met me.
____________did you do on Christmas Day? (WHAT)
We had a big party at my parents house.
__________attended the party? (WHO)
My whole family came. Everybody was there except for my sister. She couldn’t come.
_________ not?___________was she? (WHY / WHERE)
She was in another city.
___________city was she in? (WHAT)
She was here, in Chai Yi. She had come to spend Christmas with me.

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