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Interrogative Pronouns

What is an Iterrogative Pronoun?

An interrogative pronoun is a pronoun which is used to make asking questions easy. There are five interrogative pronouns. Each one is used to ask a very specific question.

Interrogative pronouns can also be used as relative pronouns, which may be found in questions. You’ll know for certain that a pronoun is classified as an interrogative when it’s used in a question, because interrogative pronouns are found only in questions.

  • What
  • Which
  • Who
  • Whom
  • Whose

Interrogative pronouns are very easy to remember and use. Memorize them to make things even simper.

Examples of Interrogative Pronouns

Sentences containing interrogative pronouns are always questions, so they always end with a question mark. In the following examples, interrogative pronouns have been italicized for ease of identification.

  1. What do you want for your birthday?
  2. Which shirt do you think looks better on me?
  3. Who do you think will win the playoff game?
  4. To whom are you speaking?
  5. Whose socks are those?

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