How to Use Is in Questions About Continuous Action

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In this lesson, we shall learn how to use ‘is’ to ask questions about continuous action. We use ‘is’ in the present tense.

Construction of a question about continuous action using ‘is’

The formation of this question is as follows;

  • Is + subject + present participle (-ing form) of verb + other words + question mark (?)

Examples of ‘is’ in a question

Let’s see how to use ‘is’ in the questions with some examples.

Here are some examples. The construction is as above.

Have a look-

  1. Is it going towards the jungle? 
  2. Is he coming in five minutes?
  3. Is she studying at Mumbai University?
  4. Is he teaching English Grammar?
  5. Is it eating fruit?
  6. Is Shalaka brushing her teeth?
  7. Is Saurabh laughing at you?
  8. Is a cat crying on the terrace?
  9. Is she frying snacks?
  10. Is he singing a song?
  11. Is she telling the story of a ghost?
  12. Is he watching a cartoon movie?
  13. Is she writing a drama?
  14. Is he feeling well now?
  15. Is Sarika reading a novel?
  16. Is she closing the door?
  17. Is a dog catching a ball?
  18. Is Swati playing cricket on the ground? 
  19. Is she glorifying it?
  20. Is a monkey drinking water? 
  21. Is the maid cleaning the house? 
  22. Is a horse pulling a chariot?
  23. Is a parrot talking with us?
  24. Is she opening the window?
  25. Is he booking a ticket?
  26. Is Rewati standing in front of me?
  27. Is Soham sitting in a chair?
  28. Is Parth enjoying a match?
  29. Is Rashi cooking for her son?
  30. Is she wandering out of her house?

  Related Lessons-

  1. Use of amcontinuous action
  2.               affirmative answers
  3. Use of is: continuous action
  4.               Use of is: questions
  5.               negative answers

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