"Is there sugar?"
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No. First, לשם is directional, something like "to there", or "thither", so it could not be used in such a sentence. Second, "there" is not really שם "there". It is a set phrase in English "there is", which cannot be translated literally. If you said יש שם סוכר, that would be a perfectly valid sentence, but different from the one above, because it would mean "Is there sugar there?", asking about a specific place. יש סוכר is "is there sugar", as a general qustion.