Interrogative

Introduction

An interrogative sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark.

Use

Example

Did you read the article about migrating geese patterns?

Example

How do spell your last name?

Example

Mr. Young owns a kennel?

Declarative question

A declarative question is a question with the grammar of a statement but said with intonation that shows it is a question.

Indirect question

An indirect question is used when someone wants to ask something in a more polite way, e.g. 'I was wondering if you could help me.' (indirect question) instead of 'Could you help me?' (direct question).

Question tag, tag question

A phrase that is added to the end of a sentence to make it a question, or to check that someone agrees with the statement just made, e.g. it's very cold, isn't it? It isn't very far, is it?