Before you start doing Practice Sets related with Question Tags, you must read rules related with them from here. It is necessary to use question tags in everyday life conversations for two reasons – 1. For Confirmation and 2. to seek the attention of the listener.
For correct use of Question Tags, English learners must undergo Practice Sets as many as possible. Below is the Practice Set and the solution.
Practice Set Related with Question Tags –
a. All of us are guilty.
Answer – All of us are guilty, aren’t we ?
b. None of us will go there.
Answer – None of us will go there, are we ?
Note – None is the negative word, so question tag shall be affirmative.
c. Let us dance.
Answer – Let us dance, shall we ?
d. Let him come in.
Answer – Let him come in, will you ?
Note – Let us shall take ‘We’ as a subject in the question tag whereas Let him, Let her, Let them shall take ‘ You’ as the subject.
e. Focus on your work.
Answer – Focus on your work, won’t you ? or Focus on your work, will you?
Question Tags Practice Paper/ Translation Practice
f. Don’t tease the dog.
Answer – Don’t tease the dog, will you ?
Note – Affirmative Imperative Sentences can take both Will you and Won’t you as question tags. But Negative Imperative Sentences will take only positive tag.
g. Leave the room.
Answer – Leave the room, can’t you? ( For Annoyance / Irritation, use question tag can’t you ?)
h. Nothing is fine here.
Answer – Nothing is fine here, is it ?
i. There is a dog outside.
Answer – There is a dog outside, isn’t there ?
j. He seldom visits us.
Answer – He seldom visits us, does he ?
Note – Words seldom, hardly, scarcely, rarely etc are negative words, therefore take positive tags.
Translation related with Question Tags –
a. वह तुम्हारा भाई है, क्या नहीं है ? – He is your brother, isn’t he ?
b. कोई नहीं आया है, क्या आया है ? – Nobody has come, haven’t they ?
c. एक लड़की यह काम कर सकती है, क्या नहीं कर सकती है ? – One girl can do this work, can’t she ?
d. बच्चे खेल रहें हैं, क्या नहीं रहें हैं ? – Children are playing, aren’t they ?
e. वे कल यहाँ आये, क्या नहीं आये ? – They came here yesterday, didn’t they ?