DISPLAY QUESTION

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Examples of Display Questions

Display questions do not begin with a wh- wordOpens in new window and are often used by teachers to request that students display their knowledge about something.

In a display question, the wh- word (in bold) comes at the end of the question. For example:

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These questions are often referred to as display questions because the asker is asking the respondent to display his or her knowledge about something.

Display questions have wh- information intonation and stress on the wh- word.

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  • References
    • The Teacher's Grammar of English with Answers: A Course Book and Reference Guide (Negation [2008:66-69]) By Ron Cowan

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