Interrogative Pronouns

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What Are Interrogative Pronouns? (with Examples)

The main interrogative pronouns are who, whom, whose, which, and what. (Whoever, whomever, whichever, and whatever can also be interrogative pronouns.)

Interrogative pronouns are used to ask questions. (The interrogative pronoun represents the thing that the question is about.)

Examples of Interrogative Pronouns

Here are some examples of interrogative pronouns (shaded): Now look at this question:

Interrogative Pronouns Ending –ever

The interrogative pronouns with the suffix -ever are used for emphasis or to show surprise. They are quite rare. For example:

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What are interrogative adjectives? What is an interrogative sentence? What are pronouns? Demonstrative pronouns Indefinite pronouns Personal pronouns Possessive pronouns Reciprocal pronouns Relative pronouns Reflexive pronouns Glossary of grammatical terms