QUESTIONS ASKED BY USING INTERROGATIVE WORDS - -
Many interrogative sentences ask questions by means of interrogative words.
These words are of three tvpes:
(1) interrogative pronouns, (2) interrogative adjectives, and (3) interrogative adverbs.
We shall examine sentences introduced by each of these types.
Sentences Introduced by Interrogative Pronouns
An interrogative pronoun is one which is used to ask a question.
The interrogative pronouns are the following:
who (whom), which, and what.
which and what do not change in form in the objective case. [ What is case? ]
Objective: whom which what
Copy the examples - -
Who told you? (Subject)
Whom did he invite? (Object)
Which is correct? (Subject)
Which do you want? (Object)
What hit him? (Subject)
What did you say? (Object)
He/him, she/her, or they/them for the interrogative pronoun.
Let us suppose, for example, that you are in doubt about whether
Who or whom in the following sentence:
This would be changed to read:
You did see he/him.
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