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Question words wh sometimes called Interrogative word English lesson

Question words using wh with examples and how to use them

During this English lesson you will how to ask questions using the words that begin with the letters 'wh' or use them in the word. The lesson shows 8 questions words and what each one means and how to use it in a simple sentence.

wh questions words

wh question words. How to use them and why

Examples of question words  with examples

Learning how to use question words 'wh'

The 8 question words that have the letters 'wh' in them' 

Question wordExample
Where is the nearest petrol station?
Who are you?
When does the next train arrive?
What was that noise?
Why do you drink coffee before going to bed?
Whose telephone is this?
Which train do I need to catch to go to London?
How old is your car?

 The 8 question words and what they mean

WH Question Words and there meaning

Question Word

How to use the word

Example sentence

what asking for information about anything What is your age and name?
what asking someone to repeat something or get confirmation What? I missed that can you say it again please.
You did what?
what  for asking for a reason, asking why What made you do that for?
when asking about time When did you leave the office yesterday?
where asking in or at what place or position Where do they live?
which asking about choice Which colour do you want?
who asking what or which person or people (subject) Who opened the door?
whom asking what or which person or people (object) Whom did you see?
whose asking about ownership Whose are these shoes?
Whose turn is it to clean the car?
why asking for reason, asking what...for Why do you say that?
why don't making a suggestion Why don't I help you?
how asking how to do something How does this work?
 how asking about someones condition or quality How was your test today?
how + adj or adv how to ask about extent or degree  
how far distance to a certain place How far is London from Manchester?
how long length (time or space) How long will the chicken take to cook?
how many quantity how many How many cars are there?
how much quantity (uncountable) How much cash do you have in the bank?
how old What is your age How old are you?
how come (informal)          asking for reason, asking why How come I can't see her?

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