• Catalą
• Hide
General Sections:
• Forum
• Tests
English Grammar for Beginners: • Contents
Intermediate English Grammar: • Contents
English Grammar Step by Step: • Contents
• Notes
Other Services:



Answer the following questions (beginners) - The key


is not = isn't (Example: No, she is not or No, she isn't)
are not = aren't
am not = 'm not
cannot = can't
was not = wasn't
were not = weren't
do not = don't
does not = doesn't
did not = didn't
have not = haven't
has not = hasn't
had not = hadn't


Please note that short answers cannot be contracted in the affirmative and that words in brackets are optional.

1. Yes, I can (drive a lorry) / No, I can't (drive a lorry)

2. Yes, she is (at home) / No, she isn't (at home)

3. Yes, I was (at the party last night) / No, I wasn't (at the party last night)

4. Yes, he does (or Yes, he cooks) / No he doesn't (cook)

5. Yes, I do (or Yes, I like strawberries) / No, I don't (like strawberries)

6. Yes I have (got some onions) / No, I haven't (got any onions)

7. Yes, he has (got the keys) / No he hasn't (got the keys)

8. Yes, they are (my best friends) / No, they aren't (my best friends)

9. Yes, you are (tall) / No, you aren't (tall)

10. Yes, there was (some milk in the fridge) / No, there wasn't (any milk in the fridge)

11. (He was born) on the eighteenth of March (or on March the eighteenth), nineteen ninety.

12. (She is going) to the supermarket

13. (It is) twenty to three

15. (It is) Margaret

16. He likes reading and playing basketball in his free time (or Reading and playing basketball)

17. (I go to school) by bus

18. (She is) Ingrid

19. (He is) six feet (tall)

20. (I have lunch) at twenty past one

21. Jonh (has got more peas than Paul)

22. Yes, I can (sing carols) / No, I can't (sing carols)

23. Yes, I have (been to the Tower of London) / No, I haven't (been to the Tower of London) (or I have never been to the Tower of London)

24. Yes, I did (or Yes I ate out last night) / No, I didn't (eat out last night)

25. Yes, they were (at the restaurant) / No, they weren't (at the restaurant)

26. Yes, he has (finished his homework) / No, he hasn't (finished his homework)

27. Yes, he had (ironed everything when I arrived home last night) / No, ha hadn't (ironed everything when I arrived home last night)

28. (We have got) a lot (of juice)

29. There are twenty chairs in this room (or Twenty)

30. (It happened) yesterday morning.

31. Yes, they do (or Yes, they live here) / No, they don't (live here)

32. Yes, he does (or Yes, he watches TV in the evenings) / No, he doesn't (watch TV in the evenings)

33. Yes, he is (a relative of mine) / No, he isn't (a relative of mine)

34. Yes, there is (a bottle of milk) / No, there isn't (a bottle of milk)

35. Yes, I am (scared) / No, I'am not (scared)

36. (I go to bed) at half past ten

37. (An actor works) in a theatre

38. (It is) Dracula

39. (She has got) two (pencils)

40. I saw Tom and Ann at the reception (or Tom and Ann)

Written by Miquel Molina i Diez
Click here to return to 'Answer the following questions'


You may like to receive a pdf file with the materials listed below to study offline.

1. Answer the following questions (beginners)

2. Make questions for the answers given (beginners)

3. Assorted exercises for beginners

4. Negative and interrogative sentences (intermediate level)

5. Some, any and every; some, any, every + -body / -one, -thing and -where (intermediate level)

6. Nationality Words

7. Useful sentences for restaurants in English and Catalan

8. Useful sentences for restaurants in English and Castilian

The key to the exercises

If so, we can send it to you by email for a contribution of 10 euros.

© All rights reserved     www.polseguera.org   (Polseguera)     info@polseguera.org