Learn to Speak English Easily: Questions Using ‘Who’ with ‘am’, ‘is’ and ‘are’

Who’ is used to ask a question about a person or persons. In such questions ‘who’ is followed by ‘am, is, are, was, were, have, has, had, do, does, did, can, could, will, would, shall should, may, might and must’.

In the previous unit you have learnt  Questions Using ‘What’ with ‘may’ and ‘might

In this unit you will learn to make questions using ‘Who‘ with ‘am‘, ‘is‘ and ‘are‘.

Questions with Who + am/is/are

Q: Who am I to advise you?
A: You are my well-wisher.

Q: Who is the Prime Minister of India?
A: ——– is the Prime Minister.

Q: Who is knocking on the door?
A: It may be the milk man.

Q: Who are you?
A: I am a student./I am Rajesh’s brother.

Q: Who are they?
A: They are vagabonds.

Q: Who are you calling?
A: I am calling a friend.

Q: Who are your friends?
A: Raju and Ramesh are my friends.

Q: Who are you referring to?
A: I am referring to my friends.

Exercise: Write questions and answers which you may have to use in your day-to-day conversations using the above examples.

Previous: Questions Using ‘What’ with ‘may’ and ‘might’


Next: Questions Using ‘Who’ with ‘was’ and ‘were’


Check the meanings of the words in English Oxford Living Dictionaries