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Turn Statements into Questions 2

In this worksheet, students practise using the 'wh' words to change statements into questions.

'Turn Statements into Questions 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Sentences with Different Forms

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

A question is a type of sentence that needs an answer.


 

Many of the words we use to open questions begin with the letters 'wh'. ('How' is the odd one out but it is still a question word.)

what / where / when / who / why / how

 

These words help us turn statements into questions.

This is a statement: 

His name is Peter.

 

It is the answer to this question: 

What is his name?

Read this statement.

 

The bus leaves at half past ten.

 

Which of these questions does it answer?

What colour is the bus?

When does the bus leave?

Where is the bus going?

Read this statement.

 

She is crying because she is sad.

 

Which of these questions does it answer?

What is her name?

Where is she?

Why is she crying?

Read this statement.

 

Dad's keys are on the shelf.

 

Which of these questions does it answer?

When is Dad coming home?

Where are Dad's keys?

What is Dad doing?

This time, read the question and its answer.

 

__________ is your favourite sport? My favourite sport is cricket.

 

Which word will complete the question?

When

What

Where

Read the question and its answer.

 

__________ have you been? I've been out playing.

 

Which word will complete the question?

Why

When

Where

Read the question and its answer.

 

__________ hasn't put away their books? Jack hasn't.

 

Which word will complete the question?

Who

How

Why

Write the question that would give this answer.

 

Her favourite colour is yellow.

 

Don't forget to put a question mark at the end of your question.

Write the question that would give this answer.

 

Harry is crying because he fell over.

 

Don't forget to put a question mark at the end of your question.

Write the question that would give this answer.

 

This book costs five pounds.

 

Don't forget to put a question mark at the end of your question.

Write the question that would give this answer.

 

His name is Jonny.

 

Don't forget to put a question mark at the end of your question.

  • Question 1

Read this statement.

 

The bus leaves at half past ten.

 

Which of these questions does it answer?

CORRECT ANSWER
When does the bus leave?
  • Question 2

Read this statement.

 

She is crying because she is sad.

 

Which of these questions does it answer?

CORRECT ANSWER
Why is she crying?
  • Question 3

Read this statement.

 

Dad's keys are on the shelf.

 

Which of these questions does it answer?

CORRECT ANSWER
Where are Dad's keys?
  • Question 4

This time, read the question and its answer.

 

__________ is your favourite sport? My favourite sport is cricket.

 

Which word will complete the question?

CORRECT ANSWER
What
  • Question 5

Read the question and its answer.

 

__________ have you been? I've been out playing.

 

Which word will complete the question?

CORRECT ANSWER
Where
  • Question 6

Read the question and its answer.

 

__________ hasn't put away their books? Jack hasn't.

 

Which word will complete the question?

CORRECT ANSWER
Who
  • Question 7

Write the question that would give this answer.

 

Her favourite colour is yellow.

 

Don't forget to put a question mark at the end of your question.

CORRECT ANSWER
What is her favourite colour?
  • Question 8

Write the question that would give this answer.

 

Harry is crying because he fell over.

 

Don't forget to put a question mark at the end of your question.

CORRECT ANSWER
Why is Harry crying?
  • Question 9

Write the question that would give this answer.

 

This book costs five pounds.

 

Don't forget to put a question mark at the end of your question.

CORRECT ANSWER
How much does this book cost?
What does this book cost?
How much is this book?
EDDIE SAYS
There are three ways of asking this question.
  • Question 10

Write the question that would give this answer.

 

His name is Jonny.

 

Don't forget to put a question mark at the end of your question.

CORRECT ANSWER
What is his name?
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