We make questions with Am/Is/Are (be )in the Present Simple like this:
B. When someone asks a question with Am/Is/Are (be), we can give short answers also:
Are you tired? Yes, I am. (Not only Yes.)
Is he here? No, he's not. (Not only No.)
Important point :
We cannot use a short form in affirmative short answers.
Here are some more examples of questions and short answers:
Am I late? Yes, you are, No, you aren't/you're not.
Are you an Indian? Yes, I am. No, I'm not.
Is she at home? Yes, she is. No, she isn't/she's not.
Is it rainy season in Delhi ? Yes, it is. No, it isn't/it's not.
Are we late? Yes, we are. No, we aren't/we're not.
Are you all happy? Yes, we are. No, we aren't/we're not.
Are they here? Yes, they are. No, they aren't/they're not.
Simple Present Tenses Worksheet-5
‘_____ I late?’ ‘No, you_____ on time.’
(A) am-are (B) was-are (C) am-am (D) am-aren’t
‘____ your mother at home?’ ‘No, she____ out.’
(A) was-was (B) is-is (C) is-was (D) was-is
‘_____ your parents at home?’ ‘No, they____ out.’
(A) are-aren’t (B) are-are (C) have-are (D) were-are
‘_____ it cold in your room?’ ‘Yes, a little.’
(A) was (B) Is (C) have (D) None of these
‘ Your shoes ____ nice. _____ they new?
(A) were-are (B) are-are (C) are-were (D) is-are
Where ____ your mother? ____ she at home?
(A) Is-was (B) Was-is (C) Is-is (D) Is-has
‘What colour ____ your car?’ ‘It _____ red.’
(A) is-is (B) has-is (C) were-is (D) was-is
How _____ your parents? ____ they well?
(A) are-were (B) are-are (C) is-are (D) have-are
‘How much _____ these postcards?’ ‘Rs. 5.’
(A) is (B) are (C) has (D) have
‘Where _____ you from?’ ‘Canada.’
(A) are (B) were (C) was (D) have
(1)-(A); (2)-(B); (3)-(B); (4)-(B); (5)-(B); (6)-(C); (7)-(A); (8)-(B); (9)-(B); (10)-(A)