Subject vs object questions


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Subject vs object questions

  1. 1. Most questions are object questions. In other words, theyask about an object.Example: Where do you live?.However, there are also subject questions. Questions weask to find out about the subject. These questions areasked using who and what.Example: What happened?. Who is knocking at the door?
  2. 2. SUBJECT QUESTIONA subject question asks about the subject of the sentence.Do NOT change the word order of the question.ANSWER QUESTIONGina is fixing the computer. Who is fixing the computer?An accident happened last week. What happened last week?OBJECT QUESTIONAn object question asks about the object of the sentence.You MUST change the word order of the question.ANSWER QUESTIONGina met Mary. Who did Gina meet?Frank saw an accident. What did Frank see?
  3. 3. Who is working with the nurse?
  4. 4. Who is the doctor working with?
  5. 5. What did the repairman work on yesterday?
  6. 6. Who worked on the computer yesterday?
  7. 7. What did the woman write?
  8. 8. Who wrote a long letter?
  9. 9. Who gave the students some advice?
  10. 10. What did the teacher give the students?