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What is interrogative pronouns?

Interrogative Pronounsare pronouns


used to ask questions. The five main
interrogative pronouns are
* who,
*whom,
*whose,
*what
*which.
**Who, whoseandwhomare interrogative
pronouns that ask for names of persons.
Who
** We usewhowhen the answer is
thesubjectof the verb.
Examples:

Whobroke the cup?Paulbroke the cup.

Whosang the loudest?Shesang the


loudest.
Whom

**We usewhomwhen the answer is


theobjectof the verb.
Examples:
Whomis she talking to? She is talking
toPhilip.
Whomdid you see? I sawPater.
Take note that althoughwhomis the
correct form for the object of the verb, it is
rarely used in normal spoken English.
Usuallywhois used instead ofwhom.
Whose

**We usewhosewhen we want to ask


about ownership.
Examples:
Whoseis this house?
Whosecar did you drive here?
What

**Whatis an interrogative pronoun


that asks for names of things.
Examples:
Whatis the time?
Whatis your cats name?

Which

**Whichis an interrogative pronoun


that asks for a specific person or thing
from a group.
Examples:
Whichof these bags is yours?
Whichof them is the shortest?