English Grammar Exercises for A1 – Present simple: questions

1. Complete the questions and short answers. Use do, don’t, does and doesn’t.

_____ your dad work in town?

No, he ________

_____ your cousins like near the school?

Yes, they ________

_____ lessons start at nine o’clock?

No, they ________

_____ you like computers?

No, I ________

_____ the Queen live at Buckingham Palace?

Yes, she ________

_____ you drink coffee?

     Yes, I ________

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1 Does; doesn’t   2 Do; do   3 Do; don’t   4 Do; don’t

5 Does; does   6 Do; do

2. Look at the chart. Then write questions and answers about Edward and Rosie.

Edward

Rosie

live in an apartment

work in London

speak Spanish

live cooking

play football

go out a lot


1 Edward / live in an apartment?

 Does Edward live in an apartment?

 Yes, he does.

2 Rosie / live in an apartment?

 ________

 ____________

3 Rosie / work in London?

 ________

 ____________

4 Edward / speak Spanish?

 ________

 ____________

5 Rosie and Edward / like cooking?

 ________

 ____________

6 Edward / play football?

 ________

 ____________

7 Rosie and Edward / go out a lot?

     ________

     ____________

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2 Does Rosie live in an apartment? Yes, she does.

3 Does Rosie work in London? No, she doesn’t.

4 Does Edward speak Spanish? No, he doesn’t.

5 Do Rosie and Edward like cooking? No, they don’t.

6 Does Edward play football? Yes, he does.

7 Do Rosie and Edward go out a lot? Yes, they do.

3. Put the words in the correct order to make questions.

does / your / live / cousin / where / ?

     Where does your cousin live?

like / do / why / Angelina Jolie / you / ?

________________

lunch / you / when / do / have / ?

________________

do / sports / they / do / which / ?

________________

you / for / what / dinner / do / want / ?

________________

with / who / live / you / do / ?

________________

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2 Why do you like Angelina Jolie?   3 When do you have lunch?

4 Which sports do they do?   5 What do you want for dinner?

6 Who do you live with?

4. Match these answers with the questions in exercise 3.

a parents.

b Pasta, please.

In Scotland.

d Because she’s beautiful.

e Football and tennis.

At one o’clock.

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c 1   a 6   b 5   d 2   e 4   f 3

Challenge!

Write the questions. Use the question words in the box. Then write true answers.

how     what     where     who


 1 you / live

  ________.?

  ________.

2 your best friend / travel to school

  ________.?

  ________.

3 you / sit next to in class

  ________.?

  ________.

4 you / have for breakfast

     ________.?

     ________.