Interrogative pronouns are pronouns which are used to ask
questions. Sentences containing interrogative pronouns are always questions, so
they always end with a question mark. Interrogative pronouns mostly refer for
something that we are not aware of up till now, that’s why we ask question about
There are five interrogative pronouns.
Each one is used to ask a specific question.
What – Used to ask questions
about people or object
1. What do you want for lunch?
2. What is your uncle’s name?
3. What time are you supposed to be in your office?
Which – Used to ask questions
about people or objects
1. Which television brand do you prefer?
2. Which of these purses is yours?
3. He asked which bus to board.
Who – Used to ask questions
1. Who is that?
2. Who was cycling in the morning?
3. Who is going to complete this task?
Whom –It is used to ask
questions about people.
1. Whom did you call yesterday?
2. Whom do you prefer to call for help?
3. Whom do you stay with?
Whose – It is used to ask questions
about people or objects related to possession.
1. Whose scooter is this?
2. Whose pencils are those?
3. Whose car is that?