Questions in the Present Perfect Simple

1. Yes No Questions in the Present Perfect Simple

AuxiliarySubjectVerbRemainderYes/NoSubjectAuxiliary (+ n’t)
Haveyoudoneyour homework?Yes,
No,
No,
I
I
I
have.
have not.
haven’t.
HasSusantelephonedtoday?Yes,
No,
No,
she
she
she
has.
has not.
hasn’t.
Havetheybeento London?Yes,
No,
No,
they
they
they
have.
have not.
haven’t.

2. Questions with question words in the Present Perfect Simple

Question wordAuxiliarySubjectVerbRestAnswer
How many timeshaveyoutriedChinese food?I have tried it many times.
How longhavetheylivedin London?They have lived in London since 2015.
Wherehasshegone? She has gone to the shops.

► Use has with the 3rd person singular (he, she, it) and in all other persons have.

Use the verb in the past participle:

  • regular verbs: infinitive + ed
  • irregular verbs: 3rd column of the table of the irregular verbs