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    Tan Elaine is offline Key Member
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    Could someone please help(?)

    Could someone please help(?)

    Is a question mark required for the above sentence?

    Thanks.

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    teechar is offline Moderator
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    Re: Could someone please help(?)

    Yes.

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    GoesStation is offline Moderator
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    Re: Could someone please help(?)

    You can tell it's a question because the subject and verb are inverted from their usual positions.

    Declarative sentence: Someone could help.

    Question: Could someone help?
    I am not a teacher.

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