Indirect Questions - Exercises

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Exercise

Construct indirect questions using a question-word.

  1. ¿Cómo se llama?
    → No sé .[What’s his name? → I don’t know what his name is.]|The question-word keeps its accent, even in an indirect question.
  2. ¿Dónde has comprado el vestido?
    → Ya no recuerdo .[Where did you buy the dress? → I can’t remember where I/you bought the dress.]|The question-word keeps its accent, even in an indirect question.
  3. ¿Cuándo vendrá a hacernos una visita?
    → Él no ha dicho .[When is he coming to visit us? → He didn’t say when he’s coming to visit us.]|The question-word keeps its accent, even in an indirect question.
  4. ¿Por qué llora ella?
    → No puedo decir .[Why is she crying? → I can’t tell you why she’s crying.]|The question-word keeps its accent, even in an indirect question.
  5. ¿Quién viene a la fiesta?
    → No te voy a decir .[Who’s coming to the party? → I’m not going to tell you who’s coming to the party.]|The question-word keeps its accent, even in an indirect question.

Construct indirect questions using si.

  1. ¿Están las tiendas abiertas los domingos?
    → No sé .[Are the shops open on Sundays? → I don’t know if the shops are open on Sundays.]
  2. ¿Está la familia de vacaciones?
    → Yo me pregunto .[Is the family on holiday? → I’m wondering if the family is on holiday.]
  3. ¿Ha estado fumando?
    → No te voy a contar .[Did he smoke? → I’m not going to tell you if he smoked.]
  4. ¿Están hablando de nosotros?
    → No entiendo .[Are they talking about us? → I can’t understand if they are talking about us.]
  5. ¿Está bien o mal?
    → No quiero juzgar .[Is that good or bad? → I don’t want to judge whether that is good or bad.]