"Why are you so quiet today?"
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I had to look this up because I still have trouble with it.
Summary: 是 cannot be used to connect a noun and adjective, 很 is what is used instead.
X: 你是高。You are tall. ✓: 你很高。You are tall.
很 and 非常 both mean very
✓: 你很高。You are tall. ✓: 你非常高。You very are tall.
太 refers to the greatest of something, or is usually used with 了to express to much of something.
✓: 你很高。You are tall. ✓: 你太高了。You very are tall.
I hope this helps you like it helped me!
English “so” is a deictic pro-adverb; this sentence can be rewritten fairly faithfully (if rather less idiomatically) as “Why are you as quiet as this today?” There is no trace of the deixis in the given Chinese. Yet the simpler “Why are you quiet today?” (or indeed “Why are you especially/extra quiet today?”) is avoided. What's going on?