Questions - Exercises

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Choose the right question word.

  1. vi estis? – En mia ĉambro.[Where were you? – In my room.]|
  2. vi diris? – Nenion.[What did you say'? – Nothing.]|
  3. vi devas ellitiĝi matene? – Je la sepa.[When do you have to get up in the morning? At seven.]|
  4. vi iris tien? – Per buso.[How did you get there? – By bus.]|
  5. estas la aŭtoro de tiu romano? – Charles Dickens.[Who is the author of this book? – Charles Dickens.]|

Closed questions – change the words in brackets into yes/no questions.

  1. (li/paroli/la anglan) [Does he speak English?]
  2. (vi/esti/soifa) [Are you thirsty?]
  3. (ili/aŭdi/muziko) [Do they listen to music?]
  4. (ŝi/havi/gitaro) [Does she have a guitar?]
  5. (la aŭto/esti/rompita) [Is the car broken?]

Ask about the underlined part of the sentence.

  1. La infanoj iras en la lernejon.
    [The children are going to school. → Where are the children going?]
  2. Karl skribis leteron.
    [Karl was writing a letter. → Who was writing a letter?]
  3. Ŝi alvokis lin, ĉar li mankas al ŝi.
    [She called him because she missed him. → Why did she call him?]
  4. Li povas diri ion pri tio al ni.
    [He can tell us something about it. → What can he tell us about it?]
  5. Mia jako estas tie.
    [My jacket is over there. → Whose jacket is over there?]