ESL Grammar

Embedded Questions

In this ESL grammar exercise, students practice answering questions using embedded questions with the word "whether".

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Embedded Questions (5)

 

 

With Yes/No questions, you can also use embedded questions” with the word “whether”:

 

 

*When you use “whether”, you can also put the words “or not” at the end of the sentence.

 

 

Do you know if we have a test today? (Yes or No?)

- I don’t know whether we have a test today (or not).

 

 

Do you know if Rick is sick today? (Yes or No?)

- I don’t know whether he’s sick (or not).

 

 

Answer the following questions, using whether … or not.

 

 

1. Do you know if school is cancelled tomorrow?

 

 

____________________________________________________

 

 

 

2. Do you know if the trash truck will come today?

 

 

____________________________________________________

 

 

 

3. Do you know if Walt is free after school?

 

 

____________________________________________________

 

 

 

4. Do you know if this washing machine works?

 

 

____________________________________________________

 

 

 

5. Do you know if we have math homework today?

 

 

____________________________________________________

 

 

 

6. Do you know if they will come back from vacation tomorrow?

 

 

____________________________________________________

 

 

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