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Subject and Object Questions

Most questions are object questions. In other words, they ask about an object. Example: Where do you live?. However, there are also subject questions. Questions we ask to find out about the subject. These questions are asked using 'who', 'what' and 'which'. Example: Who plays football in this class?. take a look at the following chart of question forms:

Form Examples
Object Questions

?word auxiliary subject main Verb

Where do you live?
What will you do?
When is she coming?
Subject Questions

?word subject (auxiliary) main verb

Notice that this structure is like positive sentence structure without the question word.

Who loves you?
Which car will arrive first?
What type of food costs less?

Quizzes to test your knowledge of subject and object questions

Quizzes to test your knowledge of regular question forms in a variety of tenses

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