Partial questions are a special type of questions that require specific information, rather than a simple yes or no answers. To get more in depth information we need to use interrogative words in Spanish such as Que (What), Donde (Where), Por Que (Why), Cuando (When) and others. These type of questions are called direct questions a question or direct question: because we directly ask for the information we need. If it is in writing, we frame it with the two question marks (?), One to open (¿) and another to close the question (?):.
A List of Question Words in Spanish
¿Cuál (-es)? Which?
¿Cuánto (-a)? How much/many?
¿Cuántos (-as)? How much/many?
¿Adónde? To where?
¿De dónde? From where?
¿De qué? Of what?
¿Quién (-es)? Who?
¿A quién (-es)? To whom?
¿Con quién (-es)? With whom?
¿De quién (-es)? Of whom/ from whom?
¿Por qué? Why?
¿Para qué? For what?
Que día es hoy? What day is today?
Cual es el tuyo? Which one is yours?}
Por que estas aquí? Why are you here?
Como lo haces? How do you do it?
A donde vas? To where are you going?
A quien buscas? Who are you looking for?
Donde estas? Where are you?