100 Simple Present Questions


The simple present in English is one of the most common tenses in English so Simple Present questions tend to be very common.

We use simple present questions to ask about:

  • Nationality
  • Age
  • Profession
  • Appearance and personality

Let’s check what the most common simple present questions are and the structure necessary to make them.

Most Common Simple Present Questions

Before jumping into how to make simple present questions, check the ones that are used to create conversations with friends and people that you just met.

  • What do you do?
  • Where do you live?
  • What do you like to do?
  • What does she look like?
  • Where do you work?
  • What do you do for a living?
  • Do you play any sports?
  • Do you play any musical instrument?
  • What do you do at your job?
  • What do you do in your free time?
  • What do you like to eat?
  • What does she like?
  • What music do you like?
  • What movies do you like?

If I were you, I would start learning a few of these and then I would create some more using the pattern they have.

Making simple present questions is not complicated at all.

Structure for Closed Simple Present Questions

This is the structure that you need to follow to make simple present questions

Do / DoesSubjectverbPredicate
Do YouHave Money?
Do I winthe fight?
Do They KnowFrench?
DoWeHave a problem?
DoesSheplay Tennis well?
Does Hemake pizza ?

The questions are answered by answering yes or no. This is way to do so:

  • Do you have a Netflix Subscription?
  • Yes, I do
  • No, I don’t
  • Does she follow Travel YouTube Channels?
  • Yes, she does
  • No, She doesn’t
  • Does he know how to make Pizza?
  • Yes, he does
  • No, he doesn’t

Now let’s check closed simple present questions

Structure for Open Simple Present Questions

Now it is the turn of the information questions. The information questions are:

  • What?
  • Where?
  • Who?
  • When?
  • Why?
  • How

This is the structure that you need to follow to make information questions

QuestionDo / DoesSubjectverb
WhereDo Youlive?
WhatDo I win?
HowDo They Know?
WhyDoesSheplay ?
WhenDoes Heleave?

This is the structure to make open simple present questions

Open Simple Present questions and Answers

These are some examples of simple present questions

  • Do you watch horror movies?
  • Yes, I do
  • Do you like to eat Ice Cream?
  • No, i don’t
  • Does she like to run?
  • Yes, she does
  • Does she work in Website design?
  • No, She doesn’t
  • Do they save money for the holidays?
  • Yes, They do
  • Do they play soccer professionally?
  • Yes, They do

Information Questions with the Simple Present

These are some examples of information questions with the simple present

  • Where do you live?
  • I live in Nicoya
  • Where do you work?
  • I work in a public university
  • What do you do?
  • I am a teacher
  • How many dogs do you have?
  • I have three dogs
  • What video games do you like?
  • I like call of Duty and Among us
  • What sports do you watch?
  • I watch MMA fights

Simple Present Questions without Do or Does

These are some simple present questions without do or does.

  • Who lives in that house?
  • Who teaches in this classroom?
  • Who likes to do exercises?
  • Who loves going to the gym?
  • Who works in this office?
  • Who manages this office?

Simple Present Questions: At Work

These are some simple questions that you can make at work

  1. Do you work?
  2. Where do you work?
  3. What do you do for a living?
  4. Do you work on sundays/
  5. Do you work at night?
  6. Do you like your job?
  7. Do you have a part-time job?

Simple Present Questions: Music & Podcasts

These are some simple questions that you can make to learn more about Music.

  1. Do you listen to podcasts?
  2. Do you have a favorite YouTube channel?
  3. What kind of music do you like?
  4. What kind of music do you dislike?

Simple Present Questions: Entertainment

These are some simple questions that you can make to learn more about music.

  1. Do you play any sports?
  2. Do you watch sports?
  3. What sports do you like to play?
  4. How often do you watch sports?
  5. Do you watch soccer games?
  6. Do you watch basketball games?
  7. Do you ever go to soccer games?
  8. Do you ever go to basketball games?

Simple Present Questions: Anime

These are some simple questions that you can make to learn more about anime preferences

  1. Do you watch anime?
  2. How often do you watch anime?
  3. What type of anime do you like to watch?
  4. Do you like psychological anime?
  5. What anime series do you like to recommend?

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