How to Use Are in Questions About the State

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We shall see how to form a question by asking about the present state of being.

Formation of a question

The formation of this question is as follows:

  • Are + subject (we/ you/ they /plural number) + other words + question mark(?)


Let’s see how to use ‘are’ in sentences with some examples.

Here are some examples. The formation is as above.

Have a look-

  1. Are we students?
  2. Are you a student?
  3. Are you the students?
  4. Are they students?
  5. Are his sisters so sad?
  6. Are the boys pleased?
  7. Are they creative?
  8. Are you tired?
  9. Are we tired?
  10. Are they happy?
  11. Are her siblings happy?
  12. Are they surprised?
  13. Are we a family?
  14. Are we so sorry?
  15. Are they liars?
  16. Are the girls beautiful?
  17. Are we thirsty?
  18. Are students well dressed?
  19. Are we hungry?
  20. Are you ten years old?
  21. Are they on time?
  22. Are you wrong?
  23. Are they joyful?
  24. Are they superstitious?
  25. Are we innocent?
  26. Are you smart?
  27. Are they rude?
  28. Are they frightened?
  29. Are we polite?
  30. Are all servants loyal?

Related Lessons-

  1. Use of are: state of being
  2.               negative sentences
  3.               affirmative answers
  4.    Use of are: profession
  5.  Use of ‘are’ in questions about the state

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