Words (Using Questions)
To inquire about the location of a waterfall you would use a question word. You might say "WHERE is the waterfall?"

Words (Using Questions)

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You can use the question words: 'what?', 'where?', 'when?', 'why?', 'who?' and 'how?' to help you plan and structure plots, setting and characters for your English writing.

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1.
Select which of these words is answered by the following.
In the dense forest .......
What
When
Where
Why
Where = in the forest = location/setting
2.
Select which of these words is answered by the following.
The midnight hour was fast approaching .......
What
When
Where
Why
When = midnight = time
3.
Select which of these words is answered by the following.
He waited, just as the message had stated.
What
When
Where
Why
Why = because the message said to do so = reason
4.
Select which of these words is answered by the following.
The spy crept in .......
When
Where
Who
Why
Who = the spy = character
5.
Select which of these words is answered by the following.
....... but the alarm sounded.
What
Where
Who
Why
What = the alarm
6.
Select which of these words is answered by the following.
The spy crept in quietly.
How
When
Where
Why
How = how he crept = adverbs answer 'how'
7.
Select which of these words is answered by the following.
The floorboard creaked painfully.
How
When
Where
Why
How = how it creaked = adverb: 'painfully'
8.
Select which of these words is answered by the following.
The old, rusting tractor .......
How
What
Where
Why
What = the tractor
9.
Select which of these words is answered by the following.
....... lay in the barn at the end of the field .......
How
What
Where
Who
Where = in the barn/end of field = location
10.
Select which of these words is answered by the following.
....... because its engine would not start.
How
Where
Who
Why
Why = because it would not start = reason
Author:  Sue Daish

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