true. if you ask what kind of something you would have to use an adjective to describe it. what kind is also an adjective as well as how many. they are describtive characteristics
mi hermana "sabe" bailar salsa. "conoces" tu el monumento la mitad del mundo? raul y yo sabemos al profesor de matematicas.
translated: my sister "knows" how to dance salsa. "do you know" the monument half of the world? raul and i "know" the math professor.