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Adverb of Interrogative

Adverbs which are used for asking questions


are called interrogative adverbs. There are
several different kinds of interrogative adverbs.
Interrogative adverb is interrelated with other
adverb.

Adverb of Interrogative
1. Interrogative adverbs of Time: how early,
when, how soon, how long, etc.
When will you finish this job?
How long will you stay here?
How often do you visit them?
How soon can you begin work?

2. Interrogative adverbs of Place: where
Where do you live?
Where has she come from?
Where can I find him?


Adverb of Interrogative
3. Interrogative adverbs of number: how many,
how much and how often
How many students are there in the class?
How often does the committee meet?

4. Interrogative adverbs of manner: how
How did you arrive at the conclusion?
How are you doing?
How was the experience?
How did you do it?

Adverb of Interrogative
5. Interrogative adverbs of degree: how far and
how high
How much did you pay?
How far can you go?
How much more do you want?

6. Interrogative adverbs of reason: why
Why are you crying?
Why did you quit?
Why do you hate her?
Why do you want to go there?

Relative Adverb
Relative Adverb is an adverb that functions as
a liaison two clauses in a sentence. Same
words with interrogative adverb, the difference
is only on the location of the position, the
relative adverb is usually placed in the middle
of a sentence (between the two clauses), while
the interrogative adverb at the beginning of the
sentence.
For example: where, when, and why.

Relative Adverb
Complex Sentence Information
Bandung is a city where I
was born.

Where (relative adverb) describes the verb
"was born" while the whole clause "where I
was born" (relative clause) describes the
noun "city".

Although the whole clause is an adjective
(as explained in the independent noun
clause "Bandung is a city", but relative
adverb fulfill a function as an adverb
because it describes the verb in the
relative clause.
Relative Adverb
Relative
Adverb
Function Example Information
where
Describes
the noun of
place (noun
stating the
place,
example:
place,
country, city)
I will visit a
place where
cows eat
fresh grass.
Where (relative adverb)
describes the verb "eat"
while "where cows eat
grass fress" (adjective
clause) describes the noun
"place".
Relative Adverb
Relative
Adverb
Function Example Information
when
Describes
the noun of
time (noun st
ating the
time,
example:time
, moment,Ma
rch, day)
Do you miss
the time
when we
went to
school
together?
When (relative adverb)
describes the verb went
while when we went to
school together (adjective
clause) describes the noun
time.
Relative Adverb
Relative
Adverb
Function Example Information
why
Describes
the noun
reason
They want to
know
thereason
why he
cancelled the
meeting.
Why (relative adverb)
describes
th verb cancelled
while why he cancelled the
meeting (adjective clause)
describes th nounreason.