Using question tags Worksheet-6

Using question tags Worksheet-6

 

Supply the correct question tag:

  1. Do tell me the secret, _____

A. Will you?                                   B. Won’t you?

C. Wouldn’t you?                          D. Shouldn’t you?

 

  1. She was not telling the truth, ______

A. Is she?                                        B. Wasn’t she?

C. Was she?                                   D. Isn’t she?

 

  1. Her novel is very popular, ______

A. Wasn’t it?                                  B. Isn't it? 

C. Doesn't she?                             D. Doesn't he?

 

  1. Your servant is very obedient, _____

A. Isn't he?                                     B. Wasn't he?

C. Doesn't he?                               D. Doesn't she?

 

  1. Traffic rules should not be broken, ____

A. Shouldn’t they?                        B. Wouldn’t they?

C. Doesn't they?                            D. Should they?

 

  1. Her brother has left for the states, _____

A. Has he?                                      B. Have he?

C. Hasn’t he?                                 D. Hadn’t he?

 

  1. The children cannot travel by themselves, _____

A. Can they?                                  B. Can’t they?

C. Could they?                               D. Couldn’t they?

 

  1. Your sister is scared of the dark, ______

A. Isn't he?                                     B. Doesn't she?

C. Doesn't he?                               D. Isn't she?

 

  1. The train will be on time, _____

A. Will it?                                       B. Won’t it?

C. Wouldn’t it?                              D. Would it?

 

  1. Let us go out for dinner tonight, _______

A. Will we?                                     B. Shan’t we?

C. Shall we?                                   D. Can we?

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: The sentence is affirmative with ‘do’ and ‘hidden subject – you’ hence the tag is negative.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The sentence is negative with ‘was’ and ‘she’ hence the tag is affirmative.

 

  1. B

Explanation: The sentence is affirmative with ‘is’ and ‘novel’ hence the tag is negative.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The sentence is affirmative with ‘is’ and ‘servant’ hence the tag is negative.

 

  1. D

Explanation: The sentence is negative with ‘should’ and ‘rules’ hence the tag is affirmative.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The sentence is affirmative with ‘has’ and ‘brother’ hence the tag is negative.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The sentence is negative with ‘should’ and ‘children’ hence the tag is affirmative.

 

  1. D

Explanation: The sentence is affirmative with ‘is’ and ‘sister’ hence the tag is negative.

 

  1. B

Explanation: The sentence is affirmative with ‘will’ and ‘train’ hence the tag is negative.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The sentence is affirmative with ‘let’ and ‘us’ hence the tag is affirmative. The sentence is a suggestion and so the tag is with ‘shall.’