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Practice 4: Questions and Answers Using “to be” in the Present

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Instructions

Based on this lesson, change sentence into an interrogative sentence. Then give a short answer.

Type the whole sentence in the blank provided.

When you are finished, click “Answer.”

Note. Your answers will not be submitted. When you leave this page, they will be deleted.

Example 1:

 Peter isn’t not a doctor.

  Question: Is Peter a doctor?

Short answer:  No, he isn't. 

Example 2:

 My parents are from Mexico.

  Question: Are your parents from Mexico?

Short answer:  Yes, they are. 

1. My friends are in Chicago.

  Question:

Short answer:

Are your friends in Chicago?

Yes, they are.

2. San Diego is in California.

  Question:

Short answer:

Is San Diego in California?

Yes, it is.

3. Roses are expensive flowers.

Question:

Short answer:

Are roses expensive flowers?

Yes, they are.

4. Japanese is a difficult language.

  Question:

Short answer:

Is Japanese a difficult language?

Yes, it is.

5. We aren’t far from New York.

  Question:

Short answer:

Are you far from New York? (or: Are we far from New York?)

No, we aren’t.

6. These shoes are 90 dollars.

  Question:

Short answer:

Are these shoes 90 dollars?

Yes, they are.

7. My students are intelligent.

  Question:

Short answer:

Are your students intelligent?

Yes, they are.

8. French films are interesting.

  Question:

Short answer:

Are French films interesting?

Yes, they are.

9. John is into pop music.

  Question:

Short answer:

Is John into pop music?

Yes, he is.

10. It’s important to sleep well every night.

  Question:

Short answer:

Is it important to sleep well every night?

Yes, it is.

11. Taking the bus isn't expensive.

  Question:

Short answer:

Is taking the bus expensive?

No, it isn’t.

12. This is my grammar book.

  Question:

Short answer:

Is this your grammar book?

Yes, it is.

13. Those aren’t my students.

  Question:

Short answer:

Are those your students?

No, they aren’t.

14. It’s cold outside.

  Question:

Short answer:

Is it cold outside?

Yes, it is.

15. We are in December.

  Question:

Short answer:

Are we in December?

Yes, we are.

16. It isn't hot today.

  Question:

Short answer:

Is it hot today?

No, it isn’t.

17. Ann and John aren’t in the office today.

  Question:

Short answer:

Are Ann and John in the office today?

No, they aren't.

18. English isn't difficult.

  Question:

Short answer:

Is English difficult?

No, it isn’t.

19. My car isn’t new.

  Question:

Short answer:

Is your car new?

No, it isn’t.

20. I’m not very hungry.

  Question:

Short answer:

Are you very hungry?

No, I’m not.

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