30 Different Questions with How english

30 Different Questions with How

The word “how” is a Question word which questions about the manner in which an action takes place or something happens. It helps asking an open ended question.


  1. How do you go to school everyday?
    I go to school by bus.
  2. How can I stay happy?
    Do not bother much about unnecessary things.
  3. How can I make a paper boat?
    You can use a piece of paper for it.

The word “how” can be used to form many questions by adding another word to it. These combinations are very useful to ask different questions in conversational English.

Following are some of the very common “how” questions.

  • How many
  • How much
  • How old

How questions in English with how + adverb (examples)

How + adverb is used to question the manner, amount or degree of an action / happening.

How + Adverb

Eg: -

  • How many
  • How much
  • How often
  • How fast
  • How well
  • How far

Use of ‘How many” in questions - with countables

Eg: -

  1. How many books are there on your table?
    I have 5 books on my table.
  2. How many children are there in your class?
    There are 50 students in my class.
  3. How many houses are there in this village?
    There are 30 houses in my village.
  4. How many countries have you been to?
    I have been to 10 countries.
  5. How many apples are you buying today?
    I’m buying 20 today.

How to use “How much” - with uncountables

  1. How much money do you have in your pocket?
    I have USD 10 with me.
  2. How much time do we have ?
    We have 15 minutes more.
  3. How much sugar do you want to buy?
    I want 5 kilos please.
  4. How much do you wish to pay for this necklace?
    I wish to pay only USD 500.
  5. How much work do you expect to complete today?
    I expect to complete all of it.
  6. How much does he weigh?
    He is 80 kgs.

How to use “How often”

  1. How often do you change your Facebook profile picture?
    I change it once every month.
  2. How often do you visit your doctor?
    I visit my doctor two times a month.
  3. How often do you take a bath?
    I take a bath once a week.

How to use “How fast”

  • How fast do you drive?
  • How fast does he run?

How to use “How well”

  • How well do you sing?
  • How well does she perform?

How to use “How far”

  • How far are we from the nearest filling station?
  • How far am I from success?

How questions in English with how + adjective (examples)

How + adjective is used to question the degree of a quality.

How + Adjective
  • How long
  • How heavy
  • How wide
  • How high
  • How tall
  • How deep
  1. How tall is she?
    She is 1 m and 50 cms.
  2. How long is this ribbon?
    It’s 3 ms long.
  3. How wide is this room?
    Its width is 3 ms.
  4. How high is this wall?
    Its height is 12 ms.
  5. How heavy is this box?
    It weighs 5 kgs.
  6. How deep is this well?
    Its depth is 2 ms.
  7. How tall are you?
    I’m 5 feet 2 inches tall.
  8. How tall are those skyscrapers?
    They are over 15 stories tall.
  9. How long is a netball court?
    It is 30.5 ms long.
  10. How long does it take to reach the destination?
    It is a 5 day-long journey.
  11. How long did you work?
    We worked all day long.

Use of “How” to talk about time and age

  1. How old are you?
    I’m 15 years old.
  2. How old is this ancient shrine?
    This was built 100 years ago.
  3. How long have you been waiting for me?
    I have been waiting for you for more than 2 hours.
  4. How long have you been working as a manager?
    I have been working as a manager for 10 years.
  5. How long does it take to finish this project?
    It will take around 3 years.


Reported Speech

Reported Speech is a language pattern used to report to someone of what another person has said or thought.