English Grammar: WH Question Words

Question words are also called WH questions because they include the letters 'W' and 'H'.


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Question words are also called WH questions because they include the letters ‘W’ and ‘H’.

Question Words in English – Video

What  

asking for information about something

  • What is your name?

What…for    

asking for a reason, asking why

  • What did you do that for?

When  

asking about time

  • When did he leave?

Where  

asking in or at what place or position

  • Where do they live?

Which  

asking about choice

  • Which color 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 keys?
  • Whose turn is it?

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 about manner

  • How does this work?

asking about condition or quality

  • How was your exam?

How far  

distance

  • How far is it from Australia to New Zealand?

How long  

length (time or space)

  • How long will it take?

How many

quantity (countable)

  • How many cars are there?

How much          

quantity (uncountable)

  • How much money do you have?

How old           

age

  • How old are you?


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