Who, What, When, Where, Why, How

Common Questions

Who    Who are you?                      I'm John.
       Who is she?                       She's my girlfriend.
       Who is your favorite actor?       I like Mario best.

What   What's your name?                 I'm Tim.
       What is that?                     It's a bird.
       What time is it?                  It's 3pm.       

When   When is your birthday?            I was born on January 1st.
       When do you wake up?              I usually wake up at 6:00am.
       When will you go?                 I will leave in 15 minutes.

Where  Where are you from?               I'm from America.
       Where do you live?                I live in Chachoengsao.
       Where are you going?              I'm going to the mall.

Why    Why are you angry?                My team lost the game.
       Why are you here?                 Because I want to watch a movie.

How    How are you?                      I'm fine.
       How old are you?                  I'm 25.
       How many pets do you have?        I have 2 dogs.
       How much does this cost?          It's 300B.
       How much money do you make?       I make $30,0000 per year.

Less Common 
Whose  Whose book is this?               It's my book.
Which  Which do you want, red or blue?   I would like the red one.

Note:

  • How much is used with non-count items.
    • How much milk is left?
  • How many is used count items.
    • How many siblings do you have?
  • Why questions often have "because" or "to" in the answer.
    • Why are you sad? I'm sad because my pet turtle died.
    • Why are you going shopping? To buy some clothes.

Practice - All answers in the dropdown menu are correct.

Who is he?

What is that?

When do you exercise?

Where are you from?

Why are you happy?

How much does it cost?

Do you mind if I sit here? (More polite form of: "Can I sit here?")

Monkey Game

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