Voices of Interrogative sentences in Present tense

Interrogative sentences are commonly grouped into  Question Word beginning ( QW.)  and   Auxiliary beginning ( AB) or   ‘Yes’ or  ‘No’  Questions.

Let’s study the two types in,

PRESENT TENSE

Simple present tense

Question Word beginning

Active Voice:  QW + do/does + S + V + O ?

Eg : How do you write stories ?

Passive Voice: QW + is/am/are+ O +  V3 + by + S ?

Eg:  How are stories written by you ?

Auxiliary beginning

Active Voice:  Do/does  + S + V + O ?

Eg: Does George blame his wife ?

Passive Voice:  is/am/are + O + V3 + by + S ?

Eg:  Is his wife blamed by George ?

Present continuous tense

Question word beginning

Active Voice:   QW. + is/am/are + S + V+ing + O ?

Eg:  Why is Tom making this box ?

Passive Voice:   QW. + is/am/are + O + being + V3 + by +  S ?

Eg: Why is this box being made by Tom  ?

Auxiliary beginning

Active Voice:  is/am/are + S + V+ing + O ?

Eg: Are they playing Cricket ?

Passive Voice:  is/am/are + O + being + V3 + by + S ?

Eg: Is Cricket being played by them ?

Present perfect tense

Question Word beginning

Active Voice:  QW. + has/have + S + V3 + O ?

Eg:  How have they written the exam ?

Passive Voice:   QW. + has/have + O + been + V3 + by + S ?

Eg: How has the exam been written by them ?

Auxiliary beginning

Active Voice:  Has/have + S + V3 + O ?

eg: Has Tom explained the matter ?

Passive Voice: Has/have + O + been + V3 + by + S ?

eg: Has the matter been explained by Tom ?

 

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