"Do you have a sister?"
Translation:¿Tú tienes una hermana?
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Duolingo adds those pronouns for teaching purposes (especially at the beginning of the course), but it's not like we never use it. It's possible to use it, especially if you were talking about someone else and now you want to ask (And) do you have a sister? or in case you want to emphasize the subject.
In Spanish, verbs adopt a different form depending on who the subject is.
In this case, tú is the subject, so we have to use tienes ([you] have).
Tengo is the form used with yo, so it means (I) have, not (you) have.
Take a look at these two articles: