Use of These to Ask Questions

Now let us see how to form a question using ‘these’.

The formation of the question using ‘these

The sentence formation for asking a question is as follows:

  • Are/were + these + other words + question mark (?)
  • Are/were + these + subject + other words + question mark (?)

Examples of ‘these in questions

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

Here are some examples. The formation is as above.

Have a look-

    1. Are these oranges?
    2. Are these pens yellow in colour?
    3. Are these oil paintings?
    4. Are these the books I need?
    5. Are these my pens?
    6. Are these your pencils?
    7. Are these pink flowers?
    8. Are these soft toys?
    9. Are these boys very clever?
    10. Are these cycles useful for handicaps?
    11. Are these guys very tall?
    12. Are these boys scholars?
    13. Are these my flowers?
    14. Are these books mine?
    15. Did she buy these clothes at an exhibition?
    16. Are these CDs of an event?
    17. Are these cell phones attractive?
    18. Are these printing machines?
    19. Are these men’s wear?
    20. Are these chairs made of bamboo?
    21. Are these students in the sixth standard?
    22. Can we use these tiny toys as teaching aids?
    23. Are these whiteboards?
    24. Are these miniatures?
    25. Do these wall hangings look beautiful?
    26. Are these bags attractive?
    27. Are these bags handmade?
    28. Are these utensils clean?
    29. Are these girls’ clothes?
    30. Are these boys handsome?

 Related Lessons-

  1. Use of a pronoun – these
  2. Use of pronoun- these questions
  3.               affirmative answers
  4.               negative answers
  5. Use of a pronoun those

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