English Grammar : "WH" Question Word 'What'

'wh' question word 'What' in English Grammar

"WH" Question Word : 'What'
(i) 'What' is used to ask for information about something. e.g. What is the time?
(ii) 'What for' is used to ask for a reason, asking why. e.g. What did you do that for?
(iii) 'What' is also used for asking for repetition or confirmation. e.g. What? I can't hear you.You did what?
  • • What is it / this / that?
  • • What are these / those?
  • • What is the time?
  • • What do you want?
Uses of Question Word : 'What' (Questions with 'what')
  • • What does he / she want?
  • What did he / she want?
  • • What did you see there?
  • What we / they wanted?
  • • What are you doing?
  • What is she doing?
  • • What did she say?
  • What is your profession?
  • • What does s/he do?
  • What have you done with money?
  • • What have you seen in zoo?
  • What did you read in the library?
  • • What was she doing in Pune?
  • What is/are your/his/her/their name(s)?
  • • What is your father’s name?
  • • What am I suppose to do?
  • What can happen now (if I don’t do it)?
  • • What will /would happen now?
  • What is your native place?
  • • What are your qualifications?
  • What is your height & weight?
  • • What is your address?
  • What is your passport No?
  • • What is your domicile?
  • What is your father’s profession?
  • • What does your mother do?
  • What is your mother tongue?
  • • What time does your bank open?
  • What time you leave your house for School?
  • • What time your children to go to School?
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