Exercise 2: question words in English

(Practise the question words ‘who, how much, how many, why, whose’)

English question words – cloze test (difficulty: 3 of 5 – medium)

Fill the gaps with the correct question words (who, how much, how many, why, whose). Mind the upper case spelling at the beginning of a sentence.

  • Example: How much money have you got?” – “I’ve got about 20 dollars.”

You can check your results with the button below after you finish. If you still need help with the topic, reread the use of question words. You may also use the hint button, but be aware that you will lose points for that.

  1. is the t-shirt? – It’s 20 euros.
  2. did they leave so early? – Because they were tired.
  3. is the man Sandra is talking to? – I think that’s Ryan, her brother.
  4. people were there? – Not sure, about 20 I think.
  5. can help me with the computer problem? – Well, I can help you.
  6. time do we have left? – About 45 minutes.
  7. handbag is this? – It’s mine.
  8. is the window open? – Because it’s very hot in here.
  9. times have you been to Spain? – 12 times.
  10. jacket is the brown one? – Oh, that’s Sally’s.

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