Asking Confirmation Questions in English – Yes? No?

Asking questions to confirm what you already know or believe. When we think or believe we know something we don’t ask what or when or where. We ask a question to confirm what we believe. Example: Is that my book? And the answer can be a simple Yes or No. Or we can answer by saying – Yes. That is your book. OR No. That isn’t (is not) your book.

Is that your pen?

Is this their car?

Are those your apples?

Are these the new chairs?