'Like' in questions
'LIKE' can be used as a VERB for preference and as a PREPOSITION for description.
What does she like doing at the weekend? (VERB) = What does she enjoy doing?
What is she like? (PREPOSITION) = Describe her character (and maybe her appearance).
What does she look like? (PREPOSITION) = Describe her appearance ONLY.
NOTE! 'How is she?' REFERS ONLY TO HEALTH & WELL-BEING.
Eg. How is your mother? = Is your mother in good health?
What would you like to do next weekend? (VERB) = What do you want to do?
What is London like? (PREPOSITION) = Give me your general impressions of London.
What was the weather like? (PREPOSITION) = Describe the weather to me.
What was the food like? (PREPOSITION) = What did you think about the food?
What were the shops like in London? (PREPOSITION) = Tell me about the shops in London.
What did it look like? (PREPOSITION) = Give me a physical description of it.