A Basic Question Starts With What? – Types of Questions Modifier & WH Words

Last Updated on July 29, 2020 by QCity Editorial Stuff

We ask a lot of questions.

We search a lot of questions everyday on Google.

But what mostly used by the people ?

In this article, let’s list out all of them WH words that people usually use to start a conversation or search something on Google.

basic questions examples

Auxiliary or Modal Verbs (Some Examples & Questions)

You see people use a lot of verbs like Can, Is, May, Will, Be, Do, Did, Must, Have.

Let’s start with CAN.

auxiliary and modal questions

As the questions above that start with Can, people use other verbs to ask questions. For example (I have bolded the question or starting verbs) –

  • is a man a widow or widower
  • may a friend be always near
  • will a fox eat a cat
  • do kayaks need to be registered in Ohio
  • did the hurricane hit Hawaii
  • must a bedroom have a window?
  • have a man ever been pregnant

WH Questions (With Examples)

People use Wh questions a lot. Here is the list of these top 8 WH Questions (what, where, when, why, which, who(m), whose, how) and examples.

Let’s start with “What“.

What questions

Here are some more examples to look at –

  • where is moldova
  • when is a door not a door
  • why do dogs eat grass
  • which states are republican in USA
  • whom the gods would destroy
  • whose bone marrow is mostly red
  • how tall is joey king

WH Questions With A Noun

Sometimes, people love to ask questions with a noun right after the beginning phrases. Like as –

wh question with noun

You can try exactly all the nouns available to make questions. Here is a detailed list of nouns you can use.

Questions & Preposition At The End of The Sentence

People these days use such format a lot. I mean, people love speaking or asking questions this way. They just pick a WH words at the beginning and put the preposition at the end of the sentence without putting them right after the first word.

For example – people don’t use – “What is the origin of Donald Trump?” these days..instead, they love to use “Where is Donald Trump from?”. Another example here in this image –

questions with prepostion at end

Mostly Used Questions Phrases These Days

TopicModifiers To The QuestionsRelated Questions
Shapes:square
rectangle
round
circular
triangular
flat
curved
steep
straight
crooked
How Much
Prices:
under $XX
luxury
cheap
sale
discount
deals
Who
Location:above
under
below
beneath
beside
What is / what are / what do
Distances:short
long
far
near me
close by
up
down
Where
Features:Kayak with scupper plugsWhen
Appearance:stylish
cool
chic
vintage
modern
elegant
beautiful
fancy
glamorous
quaint
ugly
Why
Colors:red
white
blue, etc.
How come / how does / how are / how do /
Time:fast
slow
quick
speedy
early
late
young
old
How to [insert verb]
Temperature:cold
hot
damp
frozen
warm
Sound:loud
quiet
Taste:sweet
bitter
sour
salty
delicious
fresh
juicy
nutritious
rotten
strong
weak
Touch:hard
soft
sticky
wet
dry
smooth
rough
Visual:bright
dark
light
blurry
clear
Amount:few
full
heavy
light
lots of
plenty of
Dimensions:small
tiny
large
huge
big
tall
short
long
wide
thick
narrow
broad
Product:vs.
best
top 10
popular
ultimate
good
bad
great
favorite
X review
Time:new
now
later
future
old
recent
next
Celebrity:Celebrity cars / boats / planes / houses / jewelry
Celebrity divorces
Celebrity net worth
Celebrity deaths
Celebrity skin
Celebrity couples
Celebrity weight gain
Celebrity tattoos
One-Off Seed Phrases:History of
Alternatives (ex. iphone alternatives) / Alternatives to
parts of
anatomy of
Benefits of
Credit: This modifiers is from JonD.

More Modifiers That Answers A Question

TopicExamples
Chartcar buffing pad color chart
List
Table
Flow-chart
Comparison
Vs
Graph
Diagram
Map
Figure
Illustration
Number
Weigh
Cost

This is it.

Hope this article helps.

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