Question tags exercise

September 11, 2012pdf

Question tags are the small questions that often come at the end of sentences in speech, and sometimes in informal writing. Test your understanding of question tags with this grammar exercise.

1. You are the new secretary, …………………………………..?

a) aren’t you

b) are you

c) were you

2. The meeting is at four o’clock, …………………………………………?

a) is it

b) isn’t it

c) isn’t that

3. You didn’t meet him, ………………………………………….?

a) did you

b) didn’t you

c) had you

4. You like flowers, …………………………………………..?

a) do you

b) don’t you

c) like you

5. You haven’t seen my keys, ………………………………………….?

a) have you

b) haven’t you

c) hadn’t you

6. Harry gave you a gift, …………………………………………..?

a) didn’t he

b) did he

c) had he

7. Let’s have a party, ………………………………………….?

a) shall we

b) can we

c) let’s we

8. There aren’t any problems, ………………………………………?

a) are there

b) aren’t there

c) does there

9. Nothing can happen, ………………………………….?

a) can nothing

b) can it

c) can’t it

10. Nobody phoned, …………………………………….?

a) did they

b) didn’t they

c) did nobody

Answers

1. You are the new secretary, aren’t you?

2. The meeting is at 4 o’clock, isn’t it?

3. You didn’t meet him, did you?

4. You like flowers, don’t you?

5. You haven’t seen my keys, have you?

6. Harry gave you a gift, didn’t he?

7. Let’s have a party, shall we?

8. There aren’t any problems, are there?

9. Nothing can happen, can it?

10. Nobody phoned, did they?

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