40 Present Perfect Questions

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Present Perfect questions are a good way to have interesting conversations in the ESL classroom about a wide variety of topics.

The most common present perfect question starts with the phrase: “Have you Ever”

Have you ever questions make students reflect about their lives and give the best answer possible.

Structure for Present Perfect Questions

There are two type of questions that you can make with the present perfect:

  • Closed Questions
  • Open Questions

Closed questions are questions that you can answer with a yes or no. In the case of the open questions you need to provide the information which has been requested.

This is the structure to make closed present perfect questions

HavePronounParticiplecomplement?
HaveYoubeento Italy?

This is the structure to make open present perfect questions

QuestionHavePronounParticiple
WhereHaveYoubeen?

Now that you know how to make questions with the present perfect, let’s check some of the most common questions that you can make with this tense.

Common Present Perfect Questions

These are some of the most common present perfect questions divided into different sets.

Present Perfect Questions: Places

These are some questions about places that have probably visited

  • Have you visited an European Countries?
  • What foreign countries have you visited?
  • How many waterfalls have you ever visited?
  • Have you ever been to a Zoo?
  • Have you ever visited an asian country?
  • Have you ever been to an Island?
  • Have you ever been camping in the woods?

Present Perfect Questions: Studying

These are some present perfect questions about being in school, university or studying

  • Have you ever studied a foreign language?
  • Have you ever failed a subject in university?
  • How many times have you failed a class?
  • Have you ever had problem with math classes?
  • Have you ever been late to an important class or presentation?

Present Perfect Questions: Entertainment & More

These are some present perfect questions about Entertainment

  1. Have you ever attended a concert?
  2. Have you ever played beach soccer or volleyball?
  3. Have you ever played video games all night long?
  4. Have you ever been to the movies? When was the last time?
  5. Have you ever played an unusual sport?
  6. Have you ever attended a music festival?
  7. Have you ever been to a slumber party?
  8. Have you ever watched Tomorrowland concerts on Youtube?
  9. What games have you played?

Present Perfect Questions: Sports

These are some present perfect questions about sports

  1. Have you ever run a marathon?
  2. Have you ever gone fishing?
  3. Have you ever done yoga?
  4. Have you ever watched MMA fights?
  5. Have you ever done an extreme sport?
  6. Have you ever done surfing?
  7. Have you ever played chess?
  8. Have you ever played soccer?
  9. Have you ever gone cycling?
  10. Have you ever done diving?
  11. What sport have you played?

Present Perfect Questions: Weird Ones

These are some questions which are not good for all audiences

  1. Have you ever smoked pot?
  2. Have you ever drunk wine?
  3. Have you ever been drunk?
  4. Have you ever done anything illegal?
  5. Have you ever stolen anything?
  6. Have you ever been arrested?
  7. Have you ever thrown up inside of a vehicle?

Present Perfect Questions con How Long

These are some perfect present questions with how long

  • How long have you lived here?
  • How long have you studied here?
  • How long have you played for this team?
  • How long have you stayed in this cell?

Related Posts

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  3. 40 Simple Present Questions for the ESL Classroom
  4. 40 Personal Information Questions
  5. 40 Frequency Adverbs Questions
  6. 30 Likes and Dislikes Questions for the ESL Classroom
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