Question Mark Rules

Define Question Mark
  • A punctuation mark represented by: ?
  • Used to indicate a question being asked
Rule 1
  • At the end of a question
    • example:  Does she like to read?
Rule 2
  • When a quote contains a question
  • Include the question mark in the parenthesis
    • example:  She asked him, "Do you know what time it is?"
Rule 3
  • When a question contains a quote, even if the quote is not a question
  • Place the question mark outside of the parenthesis
    • example:  What if I told you, "You're going to have a problem"?
Rule 4
  • Do not use question marks with an indirect question.
    • example:  She asked the teacher a question.

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Fun Fact
Lollipop is typed using only
the right hand.


  • Do you know how to ride a bike?
  • Will you go to the movies with me?
  • Can you fix this?
  • Can you help me with my homework?
  • He asked, "Does this make sense to you?"
  • She whispered, "How can I win this game?"
  • What if he said, "Do it now"?
  • When did she ask, "How does it feel"?
  • The teacher asked her if she finished her homework.
  • She asked the teacher a question.
  • He asked her if she wanted to see a movie.
  • They asked John which games he likes to play.
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