Answering a negative Yes/No Question

A young child asks, Do people live on the moon?

No, they don’t.

There are many variants to what a young child (using perfect grammar) could say:-

I think people live on the moon.

Don’t people live on the moon?

I think people don’t live on the moon.

I think nobody lives on the moon.

People don’t live on the moon.

etc.

etc.

The answer to all the above is No, they don’t.

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A young child asks, Do people live in Greenland?

Yes, they do.

There are many variants to what a young child (using perfect grammar) could say:-

I think people live in Greenland.

Don’t people live in Greenland?

I think people don’t live in Greenland.

I think nobody lives in Greenland.

People don’t live in Greenland.

etc.

etc.

The answer to all the above is Yes, they do.