Negative interrogative sentences are used to ask questions that are negative in meaning. In this lesson, you will see 100+ negative interrogative sentences of all verb tenses.
Negative Interrogative Sentences of All Tenses
There 12 tenses in English Grammar, each with a specific meaning and usage. Examples for each tense are given separately.
1- Negative Interrogative Sentences of Simple Present Tense
- Does she not sing?
- Do your parents not go to the movies?
- Do you not take medicine when you are sick?
- Does she put her keys in the same place every time?
- Does he kick off his shoes when he gets home?
- Do we not believe in teamwork?
- Does he not make his bed every day?
- Do I not usually carry a lot of money on my person?
- Do you not think of quitting your job?
- Does he not want to go?
- Who doesn’t like this?
- Do you not think that the issue of public relations is important for businesses?
2- Negative Interrogative Sentences of Present Continuous Tense
- Are you not doing your best?
- What is not working?
- Is the student not studying for the exam?
- Are you not going to visit your grandparents?
- Why is he not writing a letter?
- Why are they not drinking tea?
- Are you not going to class today?
- Is she not buying any goods?
- Am I not reading the right book?
- How is he not understanding what I’m saying?
- Are you not working outdoors this season?
- Are they not taking any dangerous risks while driving?
3- Negative Interrogative Sentences of Present Perfect Tense
- Have they not finished the essay you asked them to write?
- Have you not found your lost keys?
- Has she not married?
- Have they not paid the shopkeeper?
- Has he not visited the museum?
- How long haven’t you been to this place?
- Have you not looked at the map on the bus?
- Have you not bought a ticket from the machine?
- Have you not had a broken bone during the accident?
- Where have you not been?
- Have they not complained about the food or service?
- Have you not done your homework yet?
4- Negative Interrogative Sentences of Present Perfect Continuous
- Has he not been studying in the library the whole day?
- Has John not been waiting for you all morning?
- Have you not been working in Paris since 2007?
- How long have we been waiting?
- Have you not been listening to me?
- Have you not been cheating on a test?
- Have you not been living here for a long time?
- Have you not been watching the World Cup the whole day?
- Have I not been sleeping the whole day?
5- Negative Interrogative Sentences of Simple Past Tense
- Did she not say anything about the game?
- When didn’t you do this?
- Did you not close the door?
- Did the teacher not take the students on a field trip last year?
- Where did I not take a rest?
- Did you not feel better then?
- Did you not wash your hands before you ate?
- Did he not turn off the stove?
- Did she not break the glass yesterday?
- Did they not want to talk to us?
- Did he not get tired after work?
- Why didn’t you go to the exam yesterday?
- Did she not understand the question?
6- Negative Interrogative Sentences of Past Continuous Tense
- Why wasn’t she watching TV?
- What were you not doing yesterday?
- Were you staying in a hotel at that moment?
- Were they not singing a song in the park?
- Was she not dancing at the party yesterday?
- Was Bob not cooking when you saw him?
- Were the two of you not arguing before mom stopped it?
- Was she not telling us that it was her birthday?
- Was I not eating a candy bar?
- Was he not feeling well yesterday?
- Were the students not making a lot of noise?
7- Negative Interrogative Sentences of Past Perfect Tense
- Had they not made a film like that?
- Had you not gone to the party?
- Had she not finished her dinner when I arrived?
- Had you not studied French before coming to Montreal?
- Had he not gone by the time we woke up?
- Had the boys not given their bikes to charity?
- Had my brother not finished all his homework when I returned from school?
- Had you not done everything by yourself?
- Had he not performed the experiment before the instructor arrived?
8- Negative Interrogative Sentences of Past Perfect Continuous
- Had they not been searching for their passports before giving up?
- Had I not been studying French for 15 days?
- Had he not been working for five years in the same company?
- Had you not been working there before you got fired?
- Had they been enjoying a Sunday afternoon?
- Had you not been driving for a day before reaching the destination?
- Had you not been packing your briefcase when Simon arrived?
- Had she not been writing a novel for many days?
9- Negative Interrogative Sentences of Simple Future Tense
- Will people not feel comfortable living in a city or a peaceful countryside?
- Will you not be free tomorrow evening?
- Will you not be in town next week?
- Will she not work hard for exams?
- Will you not be at home tonight?
- Will I not do something to achieve my goal?
- Will it not be possible for us to get together during your stay?
- Will you not have time to see my new showroom?
- Will you not pay the rent next month?
- Will you not fly with this balloon?
10- Negative Interrogative Sentences of Future Continuous Tense
- Will you not be arriving tomorrow?
- Will we not be meeting him tomorrow?
- Will you not be watching TV tonight?
- Will you not be retiring at the end of this year?
- Will we not be receiving anything in the mail soon?
- Will you not be watching football games on Sunday evening?
11- Negative Interrogative Sentences of Future Perfect Tense
- Will they not have left by the time we get there?
- Will you not have balloons to inflate them?
- Will they not have gone at this time tomorrow?
- Will they not have talked about the subject if you call them today?
- Will Smith and Jones not have organized their first meeting?
- Will you not have helped me before I leave?
- Will they not have raised charity for the organization?
- Will you not have done your assignment this week?
- Will I not have finished the assignment by 5 pm tomorrow?
- Will he not have saved money for his future?
12- Negative Interrogative Sentences of Future Perfect Continuous
- Will I not have been playing tennis for two months by the time next summer comes?
- Will she not have been sending letters to friends?
- Will Jenny, Alan, and Billie not have been working for the company for over two years?
- Will you not have been working there for three years when I see you next month?
- Will I not have been learning Catalan for two months by the end of this year?
- Simple Past Examples
- Past Continuous Examples
- Past Perfect Examples
- Past Perfect Continuous Examples
- Simple Present Examples
- Present Continuous Examples
- Present Perfect Examples
- Present Perfect Continuous Examples
- Simple Future Examples
- Future Continuous Examples
- Future Perfect Examples
- Future Perfect Continuous Examples