Using is: 31 Questions with Affirmative and Negative Answers

The verbis’ is a form of ‘to be’.

We use ‘is’ with pronouns – he, she, it, or any singular noun.

Here are some examples. In these sentences, we used ‘is’ to ask a question.

Learn how to use ‘is’ to ask a question.

Formation of a question using is

In the formation of this sentence, we should use ‘is’ as the starting word.

The formation of a question will be

  • Is + he/ she/ it/ singular noun + other words + question mark (?)

Have a look-

  1. Is she a girl?
  2. Is he a boy?
  3. Is your brother happy?
  4. Is she so tired?
  5. Is he bored?
  6. Is his father a peaceful person?
  7. Is she present?
  8. Is it very naughty?
  9. Is Saumitra busy with his work?
  10. Is his mother surprised?
  11. Is she sad?
  12. Is he thirsty?
  13. Is Kalyani frightened?
  14. Is she eighteen years old?
  15. Is he seventeen?
  16. Is your neighbour an old person?
  17. Is she angry with you?
  18. Is it cool?
  19. Is your boss a tragic person?
  20. Is he superstitious?
  21. Is she a collector?
  22. Is he a potter?
  23. Is that student polite?
  24. Is he your servant?
  25. Is he an administrator?
  26. Is she her boss?
  27. Is his sister a film editor?
  28. Is he a publisher?
  29. Is she an actress?
  30. Is he a producer of this film?
  31. Is she polite?

Using is to answer the question

Now, we shall learn how to use ‘is’ to answer the above questions.

There are two types of answers-

  1. affirmative
  2. negative

Formation of affirmative answers

First of all, we shall see affirmative answers.

In the formation of an affirmative answer, we should start a sentence with ‘Yes’.

So, we can form an affirmative answer as;

  • Yes, + we/you/ he/ she/ it/ any singular noun + is + other words + full stop (.)

Have a look-

  1. Yes, she is a girl.
  2. Yes, he is a boy.
  3. Yes, your brother is happy.
  4. Yes, she is so tired.
  5. Yes, he is bored.
  6. Yes, his father is a peaceful person.
  7. Yes, she is present.
  8. Yes, it is very naughty.
  9. Yes, Saumitra is busy with his work.
  10. Yes, his mother is surprised.
  11. Yes, she is sad.
  12. Yes, he is thirsty.
  13. Yes, Kalyani is frightened.
  14. Yes, she is eighteen years old.
  15. Yes, he is seventeen.
  16. Yes, your neighbour is an old person.
  17. Yes, she is angry with you.
  18. Yes, it is cool.
  19. Yes, your boss is a tragic person.
  20. Yes, he is superstitious.
  21. Yes, she is a collector.
  22. Yes, he is a potter.
  23. Yes, that student is polite.
  24. Yes, he is your servant.
  25. Yes, he is an administrator.
  26. Yes, she is her boss.
  27. Yes, his sister is a film editor.
  28. Yes, he is a publisher.
  29. Yes, she is an actress.
  30. Yes, he is a producer of this film.
  31. Yes, she is polite.

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Formation of negative answers

Now, we shall see negative answers.

In the formation of a negative answer, we should start a sentence with ‘No’.

So, we can form a negative answer as follows;

  • No, + we/you/ he/ she/ it/ any singular noun + is not + other words + full stop (.)

Have a look-

  1. No, she is not a girl.
  2. No, he is not a boy.
  3. No, your brother is not happy.
  4. No, she is not so tired.
  5. No, he is not bored.
  6. No, his father is not a peaceful person.
  7. No, she is not present.
  8. No, it is not very naughty.
  9. No, Saumitra is not busy with his work.
  10. No, his mother is not surprised.
  11. No, she is not sad.
  12. No, he is not thirsty.
  13. No, Kalyani is not frightened.
  14. No, she is not eighteen years old.
  15. No, he is not seventeen.
  16. No, your neighbour is not an old person.
  17. No, she is not angry with you.
  18. No, it is not cool.
  19. No, your boss is not a tragic person.
  20. No, he is not superstitious.
  21. No, she is not a collector.
  22. No, he is not a potter.
  23. No, that student is not polite.
  24. No, he is not your servant.
  25. No, he is not an administrator.
  26. No, she is not her boss.
  27. No, his sister is not a film editor.
  28. No, he is not a publisher.
  29. No, she is not an actress.
  30. No, he is not a producer of this film.
  31. No, she is not polite.

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