"Who was supposed to fix the water cooler?"
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Interrogative Pronouns

Definition:

Interrogative pronouns are used to ask a question.


Interrogative Pronouns:

1. who 2. whom
3. what 4. which
5. whose 6. whoever
7. whomever 8. whatever
9. whichever  

Example:

Question: Who went to the store?
Answer: Tom went to the store.

Question: Which of these shirts do you like?
Answer:
I like the one on the left.


1. Who - is used to ask about people. 2. Whom - can be used to ask about people. It is less usual and more formal than "who".
3. What - is used to ask about objects and people.
4. Which - is used to ask about objects or people.
5. Whose - is used to ask about the possession of a noun.
6. Whoever - is used to ask about people, but you are very unsure about the person you are asking about. Whoever is only used for people not objects.
7. Whomever - is used to ask about people, but used when you want to know who is responsible for a specific action.
8. Whatever - is used to ask about objects, but you are very unsure about the object you are asking about. Whatever is only used for objects not people.
9. Whichever - is used to ask about objects or people, but you are very unsure about the person or object you are asking about.
 
Whoever continues to give me this work, needs to stop.
 
 
Exercise
Choose the correct Interrogative pronoun. There can be more than one answer. The first sentence has been completed for you. English Logic will put a checkmark ) next to your correct answers.
1.
went to the store?
2.
book did she buy?
3.
did you ask?
4.
book is this?
5.
stole my book, please give it back.
6.
you want, I will do it.
7.
product you want to choose is ok with me.
8.
wants to go yo the store, come with me now.
9.
book are you reading.


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